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Never Forget that Your Bottom-Line Profits are in the Hands of Your Front-Line Service Providers

February 3, 2015

This insightful article in Tree Care Industry Magazine reminds us that the folks who talk to your clients have a dramatic impact on the overall profitability of your business, not just the experts providing the actual services.

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Bartlett to Establish Museum of Arboriculture

February 3, 2015

“Our intention at this time is to construct a building that will chronicle the history of arboriculture in a way that clients, employees and visitors will understand and enjoy.” - Greg Daniels

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A Cautionary Tale

January 20, 2015

Every year, if Asiatic hemlock adelgid is present, my hemlock trees are spread with horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to suffocate that sucking insect, which looks like tiny pieces of white cotton. It’s an exotic pest without native predators, and kills only hemlocks. No other, more toxic pesticide is necessary. Often the flowering plum will be included in the spraying if it has scale, another sucking, but native, insect. Two of my many hemlocks died, however, in spite of the spraying, a great loss because they were giant ones, over 90 Ft. tall. We miss their profound shade and beautiful grandeur.

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Commemorating the TCIA's 75th Anniversary with tool donation

January 1, 2014

Jon Hickey, Sr. recently donated his vast arboricultural tool collection to the 2013 TCIA museum commemorating the TCIA's 75th Anniversary. Some of Jon's donations are in the photo behind Don Blair.

The photo was published in the January 2014 issue of the TCIA magazine.

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Long Island Landscape Changed Forever

March 1, 2013

Interview with Jon Hickey, Sr. about the impact and subsequent cleanup experience from Hurricane Sandy.

Article is by Tamsin Venn published in the March 2013 "Tree Care Industry Regional Supplement"

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