Client Testimonials

"Howard Gaffin is an expert in his field. He is a top notch arborist and is also willing to listen to the land-owner's desires and is able to cooperate to achieve mutually satisfactory results."

N. Grigg
- Boxford, MA


As owner of a small consulting business, I am involved in all aspects of tree care including removal, preservation, and installation. The benefit of experience has given me valuable insight in matters of tree care. Below are pictures from the wide variety aspects of tree care that I have been a part of through the years.

. Clients We are but stewards of the trees on our properties. Tree care is a long term commitment. I have had some long term relationships with many of my clients. Here are some of my favorites

  Consulting Consulting gallery.

   Diagnosing and Treating Tree Troubles  Many disease and insect disorders are host specific. Proper diagnosis and an understanding of the pests'or pathogens' life cycle are critical to prescribing treatment.                                                                                

  Cable and Brace A few examples of tree support systems can be viewed here.

 Planting Planting a ball and burlapped beech tree.

 Pruning A small slice of the types of pruning projects performed over the years seen here.

 Root and Soil Issues It's all about the landscape underground. Many tree health issues are root and soil related. Some commonly seen examples here.