Tree Preservation since 1981
508.429.8733 (TREE)

Tree Specialists consultation, historic site preservation


“I have worked with and relied upon Barbara’s horticultural services for nine years. I find Barbara’s horticultural expertise with plant communities as well as planting and management best practices invaluable to my work. Barbara’s high level of professionalism mixed with humor and warmth is a welcome addition to any project.”

– Elizabeth Gourley, Landscape Architect, Principal,
Elizabeth Gourley Design –

Vegetation Assessment and Management Plans

Tree Specialists, vegetation management consultation services
Large, complex, or historic landscapes often benefit from a formalized maintenance plan. Customized site-specific plans are intended to support, enhance and guide existing maintenance programs while providing targeted planning, budgeting, and conservation of natural resources.

These plans can include:

  • Existing condition assessment
  • Plant inventory
  • Maintenance goals and objectives
  • Site maps
  • Tree Inventory and Assessment
  • Seasonal Maintenance Calendars
  • Contractor Specifications
  • Replanting Strategies

Invasive Plant Management

Tree Specialists, consultation services, invasive plant managementAction plans for strategic invasive plant management has become integral in most of the planning documents we produce. Ranging from woodlands colonized with Norway maples to invasive plants within a wetland boundary, we prepare site-specific plans for effective control, and can provide implementation as well.

Planting Design

Tree Specialists consultation services, planting design
Working with landscape architects, planners, and homeowners, we prepare planting designs that include sustainable plant choices while achieving the desired outcome for the client.