Choose Your Trees

From improved curb value and increased privacy to temperature moderation and erosion control, investing time and resources into your home’s landscaping can bring you a host of economic, social, health, and environmental benefits. Whatever your reason for wanting to include trees in your yard, choosing the right tree can be difficult. It’s important to consider the environmental aspects of your outdoor area while complimenting the existing size, color, and shape of your home.

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5 Signs Your Tree’s Health May Be At Risk

Your trees bring you lots of enjoyment. They provide beauty, shade, character and value to your home and landscape. Just as your trees provide you with peace and serenity, you owe it to your trees to look out for their health and wellness.

Keeping an eye out for early warning signs of stress or changes in your tree can help prevent serious illness in your trees or early death, according to Ned Patchett Consulting.

Just as your health and stress levels ...

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Helping Your Fruit Trees Flourish

The California climate is perfect for growing a variety of trees and plants in your home landscape. The scents, the colors and the beauty reflect the personality of a home, even a neighborhood as cities and developers often work in concert to cultivate a tree canopy plan that meets not only aesthetic needs but environmental needs as well.

Trees in your landscape or ...

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Become a NPC Team Member!

Be a part of a cutting-edge tree specialist family and work in an exciting, innovative, fast-growing company.

Ned Patchett Consulting is Silicon Valley’s premier Tree Service working on some of the area’s largest and most unique estates.  We service the entire San Francisco Bay Area bringing our unique approach to tree care to the area’s diverse treescape.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

These are physically rigorous jobs and we work in rain or shine

Experienced Tree Climber / Crew Leader

  • Must have ...
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Preparing Your Trees for Storm Damage

The horrific and destructive wildfires that are sweeping across California have thousands of homeowner asking, “What can I do to protect my home?”
Ned Patchett Consulting extends its sympathies to the families who have lost loved ones as a result of the fires and empathizes those who have lost their homes. We hope the healing process starts soon for everyone.

Trees – residential and commercial – provide neighborhoods and corporate campuses with beauty, identity and cooling from the heat. To keep ...

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Protecting Your Trees From Sudden Oak Death

Trees provide so much value in both residential and commercial properties. It’s easy to spend time enjoying the shade of our foundation trees and admiring the height and beauty of mature trees that stand majestically in the California sky.

While trees are planted for their beauty and enjoyment, it’s imperative that you take some time to put together a preventive health program for your trees. Healthy trees are the best offense against a slew of pests and diseases that target your ...

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Droughts & Trees – Bay Area Considerations

Your landscape trees provide personality and curb appeal to your home. You plant them, nourish them and provide them with TLC. As trees grow, they become landmarks for visitors, a place to hide during a game of hide and seek and a great spot to sit and read your favorite book.

Trees also provide a wide range of environmental and health benefits including:

  • Improved air quality
  • Shade to your yard and to help keep your home cooler
  • Reduce soil erosion
  • Slow stormwater runoff
  • Increase property values

Mature ...

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Fertilizing Trees Equals Long-term Health

Your lawn, shrubs and annuals are fertilized on a regular basis to help them establish strong roots and become more resistant to disease and pests that can cause decline. What about your trees? Do they require routine fertilization?

In forests, trees receive plenty of nutrients, but in urban landscapes and corporate campuses, nutrients can be swept away with leaves, sticks and fallen bark. The grass surrounding your trees can also compete with them for water and nutrients.

Quite simply, trees need fertilizer ...

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