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Tree/Garden Maintenance  // Don’t be afraid to cut. Just know how the tree will respond.

Garden Survival 101, Protecting Against The Next Hurricane Sandy

Garden Survival 101, Protecting Against The Next Hurricane Sandy

Designing and managing your gardens and landscapes to survive future Hurricanes like Sandy should be the new order of the day.  Engaging design forethought and setting proper maintenance goals so homeowners will have greater understanding of what it will cost to care for their property, if they aren’t doing all the work themselves. The reality […]

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Letting Your Long Island, NY Garden Grow Can Cost You

Letting Your Long Island, NY Garden Grow Can Cost You

Letting your Long Island, New York garden grow can cost you a lot of money if you don’t consider how to properly manage the number of plants, type of plants and where you are planting. If you believe you have accomplished the first management task with good choices the second and final consideration needs to […]

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Gardening Questions? Ask The Expert Is Coming To Plant With Me This Fall

Gardening Questions? Ask The Expert Is Coming To Plant With Me This Fall

Gardening Questions? Ask The Expert Is Coming To Plant With Me This Fall along with a comprehensive garden management program for 2014. OMG did this post have to begin this way? Unfortunately the answer is yes followed by an exclamation point!   Here on Long Island, located east of New York City, homeowners the past […]

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Gardens, Landscapes, Planting and Pruning On Long Island, New York properties

Gardens, Landscapes, Planting and Pruning On Long Island, New York properties

Planting and pruning your landscapes or gardens on Long Island, New York properties is a challenge more then ever before. As I drive around the different neighborhoods on Long Island, if it’s Old Westbury, East Northport, Roslyn, Plainview, Huntington Bay, Brookville, Smithtown, Glen Cove, Head Of The Harbor, Laurel Hollow, Melville, Fort Solonga or Commack […]

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Wisteria Management (It’s growing here, there and everywhere)

Wisteria Management (It’s growing here, there and everywhere)

Wisteria? For the moment please check out our developing charity Life In Mind, Breathing Trees Wisteria center stage Before I talk about this amazing plant and all the possibilities it can bring let me take a sidebar for a moment and talk about the here and now. It is February 4, 2011 and I live […]

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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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Grass is Growing Fertilize Your Evergreens

Grass is Growing Fertilize Your Evergreens

DAILY TESTIMONIAN, HEAR ME ALL. I must begin with a definition of my humility. My brother (on my wife’s side of the family) has been improving his property, with my help, for a few years. He is kind and generous and does his best to make a strong effort in our family relationship. I was […]

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