Plant Health Care

Plant Health Care Programs


Treatments Enhance Natural Systems
Scheduled treatment programs customized for your landscape.
Effective treatments help balance natural systems and encourage plant health.
We monitor and treat only the plants that need help.
We do the scheduling so you don’t have to worry.
Licensed, experienced plant health care technicians

  • Technicians are licensed by the State Dept. of Agriculture.
  • Field training is done by seasoned professionals and is on-going.
  • Our three senior technicians have logged nearly a century of experience.
  • State of the art equipment.

Our application equipment has several separate delivery systems – technicians apply specific products according to need. We provide a sharp looking, clean and safe operation.

Plants that need help

YardGuard is a program of periodic visits by a licensed plant health care professional to monitor, identify, and treat landscape pests and disease. The goal of this program is to encourage plant health and limit damage.

Organic and synthetic control products are applied as sprays or by systemic soil applications.

Cultural problems, such as over-watering, pruning, etc., are reported to the customer for further corrective action.

You don’t have to worry

Decades of experience working with plants allow us to predict the approximate timing of insect, mite and disease pests and effectively treat to prevent, or cure, the problems.

Treatments to prevent disease from leaf, twig, and needle fungal diseases (i.e. blossom blights, dogwood anthracnose, apple scab) are applied before symptoms arise. In the event infection and visible damage is evident, curative treatments can stop further spread of disease. Timing is everything when it comes to disease control.

Systemic insecticide soil applications

Since human, pet, wildlife and environmental safety is our first consideration, we choose products and delivery methods that minimize off target exposure. We employ the least toxic, most effective products available.

Root Fungus

We have worked closely with Dr.Olaf Ribiero when trees are ailing and need additional help to recover. His knowledge of root and soil diseases and his prescriptions for treatments are extensive and very helpful. We’ve learned much from him. We take the roll of the “nurse” on tree preservation projects, giving the “patient” what help to recover.

From time to time, we find plants infected with root disease, evidenced by declining foliage or die-back. This may be the result of stresses on the plant from over or under watering, compaction, improper pruning, etc. Our trained technicians can easily spot problems and may recommend lab analysis and/or treatments to prevent further spread of disease.

Cultural corrections

Installation and cultural problems like planting too deep, improper placement, poor plant selection, poor soils or poor watering practices contribute to stress. At times, a correction by the landscape owner is necessary. There is much that can be done to aid sick plants, and we can help with good information and treatments. An effective plant health care program is a cooperative effort between our customer and our team.

SuperRoots Bio-fertilizer –

A “Full Meal Deal” for plants
Trees and shrubs need adequate nutrients in their root zones so they can thrive, not just survive.