Root Invigoration & Collar Excavation

Tree Root Invigoration & Collar Excavation   Very often, trees and shrubs decline due to root and collar compaction.  Roots not only supply trees and shrubs with required nutrients and water, but also act as the structural foundation.  Soil compaction, due to vehicle and foot traffic, planting too deep and…

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Deep Root Fertilization

Plant Health Care – Deep Root Fertilization   No Long Island landscape has a perfect soil structure.  The natural process of a tree’s nutrient replacement is so often disrupted by normal landscape maintenance practices such as spring and fall clean ups.  Because of this disruption, limited root space and improper tree selection…

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Tree Pruning

Long Island Tree Care

Tree Pruning   Proper pruning techniques can be used to improve the appearance, health and safety of your trees.  The most common pruning techniques are:   Cleaning: Removal of dead, dying or diseased branches to maintain tree health and safety. Elevating: Removal of lower branches and limbs to create clearance for…

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Tree Support Systems

Tree Support Systems

Tree Support Systems  Often times valuable trees develop structurally weak stems and/or branches. K&S offers supports systems using extra high strength steel cables and braces to effectively reduce the risk of failure.  

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Flea, Tick & Flying Insect Control

Long Island Tick Spraying

Yard Spraying   As beautiful as Long Island landscapes are, they also harbor disease transmitting arthropods such as Deer Ticks, Lone Star Ticks and Fleas.  The Deer Tick, the smallest species of tick on Long Island, poses the greatest threat to human health.  They are vectors of potentially fatal diseases…

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Integrated Pest Management

Long Island Tree Care

IPM For Trees & Shrubs   Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an ecological approach to horticultural pest control.  IPM integrates insecticides and fungicides into a management system incorporating a wide range of practices for effective control of insects and disease.  Our highly trained experts use a series of evaluations, decisions…

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Plant Insect Management

Insect Management   Long Island is home to hundreds of species of plant feeding insects.  Every year, your landscape experiences new cycles of insect pest infestations.  Insect infestation can cause severe plant tissue damage, negatively affecting the health and vigor of your trees and shrubs.  Our team, having extensive training…

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Plant Disease Management

Disease Management   Diagnosis of your tree or shrub Recommend a program to treat the disease To avoid future issues ask us about our spray programs Make sure to start your program when spring starts even if you are having fewer treatments done   Plant diseases are an impairment of…

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Ornamental Tree Pruning

Specialty Pruning   Young Tree Pruning:  Pruning to develop proper structure in young trees. Fruit Tree Pruning:  Home orchard pruning of apple, peach, pear, plum and cherry trees. Vista Pruning:  Selective removal of branches to provide or enhance a specific view.  Vista pruning is a common pruning technique practiced on…

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Tree Removal

Complete Tree Removal   Trees are such an important part of our world, health and eye pleasing views but there are times when removal is necessary. Improper landscape design and location and declining tree health may deem trees necessary for removal. K&S Tree Care will promptly and safely remove trees…

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