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We offer you a wide array of tree care and management services, including:

  • Tree removal and replacement
  • Stump removal
  • Tree trimming and pruning
  • Root collar examination and soil aeration and decompaction
  • Cabling, bracing and lightning protection
  • Consulting and hazard tree assessment
  • Organic plant health care
  • Fertilization and soil health programs
  • Organic lawn care
  • Insect and disease control

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Cut the lawn only when dry and with a sharp blade. Cut lawn as high as possible and return clippings back on to lawn, preferably 3 to 3.5 inches and not removing more then one-third of the leaf at each cutting. The taller leaf shades the soil and keeps weeds from germinating, cools the soil during summer stress and most importantly longer leaf aids photosynthesis- more surface area exposed to the sun. Grass clippings left on the lawn can amount to one or more applications of fertilize per year and can add valuable organic matter to the soil.

Keep Lawns Separate From Trees and Shrubs

Lawns have different cultural requirements then trees and shrubs and are on opposite ends of the ecological spectrum. Trees and shrubs should be planted in beds which are mulched with a course organic material not more 2-4 inches deep and kept a few inches away from the trunks of trees and shrubs. Never pile mulch up against the trunk of trees (MULCH VOLCANOES). Ideally these planting beds should extend out to the ends of the leaf canopy and beyond. In most cases this is not practical, however, the wider the better.

Watering

Trees and shrubs should be on separate watering zones from lawns and turf when automatic sprinkler systems are used. Established turf requires one inch of water per week. the objective is to get grass roots to grow deep. Grass roots will grow deep only if water is available deep in the soil. This is why it is better to water less often but deeply By letting the soil surface dry out moisture will remain deep int the soil, encouraging roots to grow deeper.

Established trees and shrubs will require very little additional irrigation. however, during periods of insufficient rain fall they will also need to be watered deeply every 1-2 weeks. Water will penetrate deeper if you water about one-half of an inch, wait a few hours and the water again one-half to one inch.

Have your trees inspected regularly  by NJ Certified Tree Expert or Qualified Arborist.

Just like people, trees need periodic examinations to maintain their health and reduce the risk of disease. A preventative tree care program can reduce the likelihood of tree damage. Trees should be inspected minimally every year more often after periods of drought and severe weather events. Most arborists love trees, enjoy talking about and answering questions on the proper care. Developing a relationship with an arborist that you can call whenever you have a concern regarding your trees and landscapes is one of the best ways to keep the investment in your property safe, healthy, and beautiful!

Insist on having a certificate of insurance.

Whenever having tree work performed on your property ALWAYS insist on having a certificate of insurance sent to you. The insurance should be specifically for tree work. Landscapers are not properly insured for tree work. You should also call to make sure the certificate is valid. There should be the insurance company's or broker's number on the certificate. Make sure the company has the proper Liability (which would cover property damage to you or your neighbor's property) as well as proper Workers Compensation (which would cover injuries to their workers). You the property owner or manager could become liable for any damages or injuries which could occur if the contractor is incorrectly insured.

Just because a sales ad states fully insured does not mean it is true. Insist on proper insurance credentials and be VERY aware of low ball prices.