New Plant Inspections
Most plants during the first 12 months after planting are susceptible to damage from disease and
insects. This service monitors new or transplanted trees for disease and insect damage,
soil moisture, nutrient deficiencies, and overall plant health.
Deep root fertilization to deliver nutrients into the critical root zone of the tree will help improve overall plant health and vigor and enhance growth. Spring and fall treatments are most beneficial.
Disease and insect suppression
On demand treatment for the suppression of various diseases and insect outbreaks. Typical
disease include, phytophthora root rot and fungal leaf diseases, such as scab and anthracnose.
Insect treatments such as aphids, caterpillars, borers, mites, and scales are included.
Young Tree Structure Pruning
Early pruning of young trees can go a long way to help promote proper structure which will
enhance the trees longevity, as well as avoiding costly maintenance pruning later in the their
lifespan. Selectively pruning competing branches and stems will ensure a strong framework for
future growth. Typically structure pruning happens every 12 years for the trees first 57 years of
Fruit Tree Pruning
With the popularity of urban orchards, proper pruning is vital for creating the best possible crop
for our backyard fruit growers. Training a strong scaffold branching system which will support
new fruit and then maintaining that branch system are all key components to fruit tree pruning.
Typically, pruning happens every year in the fall, after harvest.