How to Keep Your Trees Healthy Year Round

Part of the joy of living in New England is enjoying the big beautiful trees that are all around us. Fall is an especially momentous time when we get to watch the “show” of changing colors on Sugar Maples, Red Maples, Oaks, Dogwoods, and other native trees to the Massachusetts area. Keeping trees healthy all year is an important part...

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The Effect of Storms on Your Trees

Trees are such an integral part of our world. We name streets after them, lounge under their shade, swing from them in our youth, and eat fruit from them. Even part of the quintessential American dream is to live on a quaint tree lined street.   

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Improper Pruning Will Kill Your Trees

How Improper Pruning Affects Your Trees An arborist is a specialist in the cultivation and care of trees and shrubs, including tree surgery, the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tree diseases, and the control of pests as stated by dictionary.com. When an arborist prunes your trees, they plan how to make the certain cuts before jumping into it to make...

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Have Your Trees Inspected for Winter Damage

It’s been a long, cold winter and it feels a little like there’s no end in sight. This is the time to stay positive, enjoy any sunshine we get (even if it’s accompanied by bitter cold wind), and hope the thaw comes soon.

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Winter Tree Work in MA – 10% Discount

It’s time for winter tree work. Have your trees serviced between Dec – Mar and get a 10% discounTree removal and tree pruning in the winter is ideal for a number of reasons. Firm ground, low foliage, and reduced outdoor activity make tree service easier for the Arborist. Carpenter Costin’s 10%  winter discount makes tree service much easier for the...

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Faster and Safer Tree Work with our NEW Tracked Lift!

Our mission has always been to offer the best possible professional tree work, landscape design, and lawn care for our clients. We’ve been doing that for over 60 years and have some of the most delighted clients around. Now we can provide these services faster, safer, and more cost effectively. We’re so excited for our newest piece of equipment, our...

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Spring Flowers Require Pruning

Flowering Plants Require Summer Pruning Ask an arborist when the best time to prune your trees and shrubs and he’ll tell you ‘when the saw is sharp.’ For most plants this is true but others have a specific pruning schedule.

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What is Vista Pruning?

Vista pruning is commonly used jargon in the world of arboriculture, but what exactly does it mean to the interested homeowner? A vista is defined as a “pleasing view, especially one seen through a long, narrow opening.” (Google) As it relates to tree care, vista pruning is essentially the pruning of trees to create a pleasing view, whether through a...

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Trees in Tight Spaces

Trees in Tight Quarters Can be Difficult, but with experienced tree climbing Arborists, the job can be done safely and efficiently! A lot of the communities that we service up and down the North Shore can be categorized as tightly quartered – whether it is a small coastal community or a bustling urban setting. Though both situations can be very...

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