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Tree care in fall

The health and well-being of our clients, employees, and community is our top priority. With the continued and ever-changing news about COVID-19, we want to share information about how our team is working to ensure your landscape is handled appropriately and safely.

Transparency is of the utmost importance, so below are a few of the FAQ’s below we’ve received from our clients and community members:

What does your industry say about safety during the COVID-19 outbreak?

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) and the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) have partnered to issue guidance to assist the green industry.

Is Emerald considered an “essential business”?

Yes. Emerald Tree Care provides essential services such as storm clean-up, ensuring roads and powerlines are clear so that health care providers, food suppliers and others can continue to provide essential services. We also ensure public safety through tree risk evaluations, invasive species detection and pest mitigation.

As we face a potential second-wave, what is Emerald’s response plan?

Emerald is prepared to continue operations and respond to your needs, questions, and concerns. Should circumstances change, we will contact you directly.

As we approach 2021, which services are most important?

The fall is a critical time to care for your landscape due to hurricane season, late-season pests, and impending winter storm damage. This year, families are spending more time at home, sheltering in place, which means we are spending more time ensuring the safety of our clients landscapes through:

Pruning services. For safety reasons, we keep your trees and homes safe by removing dead or decaying branches on your property.

Hazardous tree removal. Dead or decaying trees can threaten the safety of your family and your home. High winds, storms or other natural elements can cause lose branches to severely damage your property.

Pest management. Late-season pests can cause havoc to your precious greens. Insects that feed, burrow, lay eggs, and more damage trees, shrubs, and outdoor spaces. If not treated properly, substantial damage can occur.

Leaf disease treatment. The best time to treat certain diseases like Oak Wilt is in the fall and winter months. Treatment by an expert Arborist can help save your valuable plantings, preventing costly and unnecessary removal.

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Steve Farrelly

As a lifelong Westchester resident, Steve Farrelly serves as the founder and President of Emerald Tree and Shrub Care Company. As an avid sportsman who enjoys fishing, swimming and more, he was inspired to start Emerald after witnessing various irresponsible acts taking place throughout the Long Island Sound.

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Emerald provides excellent customer service. Really good pricing and they always treat my trees like their own.Jason T.
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