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Fall is for Fertilizing!

Traditionally, early spring or the beginning of the new growth year, was the recommended time for the application of a fertilizer. Trees, shrubs, and ornamentals in need of a boost can use those extra nutrients to push out new growth and sustain themselves during periods of heat and drought. Using different nutrients throughout the season, [...]

October 17th, 2018|

Irritating Aphids?

  Protect your Crape Myrtles from Aphids! Every spring, overwintered aphid eggs begin to hatch. This new, all female generation will then give birth to live young. As more and more aphids are produced, the colony becomes more crowded. Originally, the young are born wingless. But as the need for resources increases, the aphids will [...]

May 25th, 2018|

Arbor Day

Arbor Day Bart L. Fusco, Certified Arborist #NY 0007 Registered Consulting Arborist #287   On Friday, April 27, 2018, Americans across the country will celebrate Arbor Day.   Founded by nature lovers J. Sterling Morton and his wife, Arbor Day celebrates our love for our trees. As editor of a newspaper, Mr. Morton was able [...]

April 23rd, 2018|

Barking Mad!

The effects of cold, endless winters can wreak havoc on your yard. As the weather becomes nicer and you begin to venture outdoors, it’s a great idea to walk your property and survey the damage. Injured and dying trees are not only painful to look at, they can also be incredibly dangerous. One of the [...]

April 11th, 2018|

Save Money – Prune Your Trees

Arborist pruning trees Hope all of you made it OK through the first big blizzard of 2016. The snow's melting and now is the time ti get on the calendar before the next big one. If you were feeling a little nervous about your trees and falling limbs as the wind was howling, [...]

January 26th, 2016|

First Blizzard of 2016 – Are Your Trees Ready?

Snow toppled trees Well folks, the time has come for the first serious winter storm to hit Long Island in 2016. Certainly it won't be the last! We hope that you and your family get through no problem, but please call us if any limbs come crashing down or (God forbid) any trees [...]

January 22nd, 2016|

Winter Drought Stress

Long Island is headed for another tough winter, probably as bad as last year or worse. Extended, severe temperatures will cause damage to the leaves and needles of evergreen trees. We're highly recommending an anti desiccant application ASAP and again when possible throughout the winter months to reduce damage. Call us to set this up as soon [...]

November 25th, 2014|