Hugo joined Emerald in Spring of 2018 as a Plant Health Care Manager. He specializes in providing clients with custom pest management plans, soil analysis and soil prescription treatments. He has been providing plant health care diagnosis and services to residential customers in the tri-state areas for over 20 years.  Additionally, he is an expert in mature tree care, root collar surgery and insect infestation prevention.

Mr. Hernandez is an ISA-Certified Arborist as well as a Certified Arborist in the State Of Connecticut. He is certified as a Commercial Pesticide Applicator & Supervisor in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Hugo also earned his qualification through the ISA as a Tree Risk Assessment practitioner. He places special emphasis on plant disease prevention through cultural corrections, and soil deficiency nutrient treatments.