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Restoring Those Tree & Plant Specimens That Seem To Be Hopeless

Restoring Those Tree & Plant Specimens That Seem To Be Hopeless

Northeastern plant and tree specimens ravaged by Hurricane Sandy need not be discarded so quickly. The hope for restoration and the renewal of life when all seems lost needs to be maintained. In the United State Of America over the past year we have had a number of interesting weather events that have challenged our […]

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The Art Of Pruning For Maintaining Value Around Your Property

The Art Of Pruning For Maintaining Value Around Your Property

The art of pruning around New York especially Long Island involves a great sensitivity to the diversity we can plant in this zone (7a). I have recently visited over 100 properties in the past three and a half months and everyone seems to have similar issues and questions. My gardens, landscapes and trees have gotten […]

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Hydrangea Pruning, Restoring The Shape Form and Vigor Of Woody Ornamentals

Hydrangea Pruning, Restoring The Shape Form and Vigor Of Woody Ornamentals

How do you restore Hydrangeas size, form and health for best flowering? May 15th and Hydrangeas as showing signs of budding here in New York. Is it too late to crown reduce my Hydrangeas? There are two answers. But before we begin who can guess what type of tree the main header picture is representing? […]

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December and Cold Invites Developmental Pruning

December and Cold Invites Developmental Pruning

Get ready for the first in a series of winter pruning (general pruning) demonstration. It will be a great journey. Finding the best ornamental tree pruner in Long Island, New York, Suffolk County or Nassau County will be a great challenge. I hope this helps direct those in need. Developmental pruning is old world estate […]

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New York Autumn Colors and Pruning

New York Autumn Colors and Pruning

One of my good friends asked me last night, “no new posts?” I have been writing but haven’t had the opportunity to post any articles because I usually like to include pictures with most of my posts. So here we are and I still haven’t taken many new pictures, but today I have a few to share […]

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Don’t Walk Away From Quietly Crying Plants

Don’t Walk Away From Quietly Crying Plants

So it has been a little longer than I would have liked but here I am. I was out last night with a number of men from my temple’s Men’s Club and besides the two friends I like I couldn’t help look at the trees and plants in the dark. I wanted to scream at […]

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Landscape Pruning and Landscape Management. What’s Up Pruning Doc?

Landscape Pruning and Landscape Management. What’s Up Pruning Doc?

What’s up everyone? It has been a little longer than I would have liked since my last shout out about the gardens. I have done so much in the garden in the last 10 days here on Long Island in New York (actually the last few hours). But I will not get distracted away from […]

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Overwhelming Japanese Maples

Overwhelming Japanese Maples

This may sound funny but WOW how large my Japanese Maple (Acer Palmatum) has become. We plant Japanese Maples with the intention most of the time that they will be relatively small and pretty and compliment our gardens. No Way. Do not be surprised after 5 years or more if your pretty petite Japanese Maple has […]

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