The Optimal Time to Plant Trees Planting trees at the right time increases the probability that they will survive and grow healthy. Plant it at the wrong time and it may not get the nutrients it needs to grow and thrive. It is crucial that you take into consideration the time of year that you [...]
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How You Can Tell That Your Tree is Dead A dead tree is a safety hazard. It can easily topple over and cause damage to your property or injure someone you love. It may also spread any diseases it may have to other trees you have. However, it is not always easy to tell that [...]
Many of you have noticed something funny going on with your American Beech trees. As if the poor Beech tree didn’t already have enough going on with bleeding canker and beech bark disease, now there is a nasty little nematode wreaking havoc with our beech trees. I recently sat with Mathew Borden PhD, plant pathologist [...]
Boxwoods are a quintessential landscape plant in New England. Where once they were viewed as almost carefree, they have become plagued with many insect and disease issues. Proper cultural care of boxwoods is pivotal in their health and performance. It’s important to remember that stressed plants are vulnerable plants. Stressed out plants aren’t happy and [...]
Proud to be Accredited by the TCIA One of the certifications we are most proud to hold is our TCIA accreditation. We have held this industry gold standard designation since 2017 and have recently been reaccredited. The TCIA is a wonderful organization to be affiliated with because they provide continuing safety, training and education [...]
View Our Featured Article in the June Newsletter For Chelsea Groton Bank Learn More About the Story of Northeast Horticultural Lending for Growth with Northeast Horticultural Services "Stacey Marcell, a licensed arborist with over 20 years of experience, founded Northeast Horticultural Services (NHS) in 2008. She never envisioned she would be opening her own [...]
View Our Featured Article in the April Issue of TCI Magazine CTSP Helps Northeast Horticultural Services Level the Playing Field By Tamsin Venn TCI Magazine, April 2020 "For Stacey Marcell, earning her Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) credential was just one more step in creating a successful business. After a mixed experience working for [...]
What’s our secret to having healthy trees for life? Structural Pruning while they are young! There are many reasons to prune trees. We prune to reduce hazards, improve tree health, improve our views, to clear branches off structures and to prune for shape and aesthetic reasons. One of the most important but often overlooked [...]
Northeast Horticultural Services Receives 2019 Professional Communications Award from the Tree Care Industry Association for Third Consecutive Year Northeast Horticultural Services is proud to announce it has been awarded a Professional Communications Award from the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) for the third consecutive year. More than 20 years old, this program honors the [...]
Why it's Important: NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care As a member of Northeast Horticultural, I’m proud to be a part of an organization that understands and represents the importance of organics in a time of advancements in the field. One way that we strive to meet organic standards in the landscape industry [...]