Fortune Telling

Experts predict 2015 to be a prosperous year for the tree care industry


  You can get quite a good view from high above a bucket truck, but not good enough to see into the future.
  The year 2015 will soon be upon us and there's no telling exactly what it will hold for the tree industry. Predictions are possible, however, based on current trends and educated hunches.
  Business looks to be strong in the coming year, says Mark Garvin, president of the Tree Care Industry Association.
  "From what I'm hearing, many companies are booked three months out at this point, and that's very good," he explains of a key barometer ... (Read More...)

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Always on the hunt for interesting, newsworthy and relevant stories for readers of Tree Services and our website, I came across this interesting story about Rutherford, New Jersey, a city that's supposed to be a tree haven that is anything but right ...More

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