Hand pruning encourages new growth, improves air circulation, relieves congestion, improves the plants' resistance to insects and disease, and enhances health and aesthetics.

Hand pruning encourages new growth, improves air circulation, relieves congestion, improves the plants' resistance to insects and disease, and enhances health and aesthetics.

WHAT IS HORTICULTURAL MAINTENANCE?

It's a careful review of your plant material every spring to advise you and help you set priorities and goals for the season and to bring your attention to problems in the garden. Horticultural Maintenance is a customizable service that includes weeding, scratching of mulch, hand pruning, insect and disease scouting, plant diagnostics, plant division, removal,
and replacement, seasonal color . . . to name a few.  You choose the services, and we will perform the tasks!

Visits are monthly, bimonthly, seasonal, or annual depending on your goals and budget. 


Palette of services

 - Weeding

 - Ornamental Tree & Shrub Pruning

 - Deadheading of Perennials & Flowering Trees/Shrubs

 - Scouting and Management of Invasive Species

 - Enhancements, Including Planters, Displays of Colorful Annuals
   and Design and Planting of Bulbs

 

 - Garden Decor, Including Furniture, Urns and Other Enhancements

 - Garden Design/Build

 - Winter Care for Plants

 - Anything Else You Can Imagine! 

Our Schedules are Custom to Your Needs and Budget. Contact Nicole Downer today! 


 Pruning away winter burn & improves aesthetics.

Pruning away winter burn & improves aesthetics.

 Weeding improves looks & reduces nutrient competition.

Weeding improves looks & reduces nutrient competition.

 Fluffing mulch keeps that freshly applied look.

Fluffing mulch keeps that freshly applied look.

 
 Insect scouting identifies problems, like Winter Moth Caterpillar.

Insect scouting identifies problems, like Winter Moth Caterpillar.

 

MEET OUR HORTICULTURAL TEAM.

THEY'RE PASSIONATE, PROFESSIONAL, CERTIFIED &
DO AMAZING WORK!

Our Director of Horticulture, Frank Brown, is a Massachusetts Certified Arborist (MCA) and Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional (MCLP) and brings decades of experience to our team. He is a master pruner and is in charge of training all of our staff in proper pruning practices. Our team of Horticultural Technicians are outstanding, and all are pursuing higher degrees and certifications in our field. We promote and advocate the advancement of our staffs further education by attending certification courses through Amherst at UMass, attending educational presentations through MNLA, surrounding botanical gardens and symposiums. We are proud to say we have recent graduates of Invasive Species and Green School. This passion of advancement through continuing education is shared by all our staff and we plan on building our knowledge through our Hort Program. Pruning and proper horticultural practices is their passion! They love helping customers enjoy their outdoor spaces and get the most out of their gardens.