Through Jim’s work experience and education, he has developed and gained exceptional horticultural skills, experience in turf management, floral installation and care, native plantings, tree selection, planting and care.
November 21/2017 was a really nice day, windy but great to be outside. However with wind comes a problem with one of my mature trees. 30 years ago I planted a sunburst locust and a shademaster locate along my property line. Both trees have done very well, however the black pods from the shade master […]
Another environmental issue dealt with during my employment was winter and the management of walks, roads and parking lots during snow events.. The use of chloride based products was routine, however we struggled with rates and results. With trainings on the types of deicing material available and their effective operating range and a few […]
With winter just around the corner, it is important to winterize your garden to ensure it is ready and healthy for next spring. Newly planted trees should have been staked, which is important for establishment of the plant. Theses stakes should be left a minimum of two growing seasons, and inspected periodically to ensure that […]