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Hawthorne, NY Branch

Caring for Landscapes in Upper Westchester

Many of us choose to live in upper Westchester because of the beautiful landscapes, rolling hills, tranquil woodlands and serene neighborhoods. However, it also presents challenges when it comes to tree, shrub and lawn care, including, access to the landscape, accommodating septic systems, woodland management, maintaining scenic views, deer and tick control, as well as the risk of mature trees failing and being a danger to people and property. Almstead has the equipment and technology, as well as trained, certified and experienced arborists and technicians, to handle all the specific issues associated with caring for landscapes in upper Westchester (please see each arborist's qualifications below).


Comprehensive Tree, Shrub and Lawn Care Services in Upper Westchester:

Almstead offers a broad range of tree, shrub and lawn care services, including:

Tree & Shrub Care — Tree/Stump Removal, Tree Pruning, Hand Shrub Pruning, Cabling & Support Systems, Specimen Tree Planting, Tree Fertilization

Lawn Care — Core Aeration, Over-Seeding, Soil Analysis, Compost Top Dressing, Fertility, Weed and Pest Control – Organic Options

Plant Health Care — Monitoring, Insect and Disease Control, Tree/Shrub Fertilization, Tick Suppression, Deer Control,  Winter Evergreen Protection – Organic Options

Consulting — Mature Tree Preservation, Tree Risk Assessment, Protecting Trees during Construction, Tree Inventory, Tagging and Plotting.

Organic Services — Air Spading for Soil Remediation, Compost Tea, Mulching, Organic Pest and Disease Control, Organic Tick Suppression, Deer Proofing/Repellent Application

Estate Management — Let us take care of your property throughout the year with our Estate Management program. Our arborists, technicians and ground crew will maintain your trees, shrubs, lawn and protect the aesthetic value of your landscape during each season and keep it looking beautiful. We also offer "green" property management services. In addition, we have arrangements with other local vendors that allow us to provide our clients a complete range of soup-to-nuts landscape services including irrigation, drainage, masonry, carpentry, and snow removal.

Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care Co.

15 Broadway, Hawthorne, NY 10532

P: 914-741-1510

F: 914-741-2202

Branch Manager: Michael Almstead (Certified Arborist)

Office Manager: Kristin Loughlin

Office Hours: 9-5 Mon-Fri (+ 24 hour Emergency Service)


Certified Arborists in our Hawthorne Branch Office

Michael Almstead

Vice President & Arborist



International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

Northeast Organic Farmers Association Professional (NOFA)

Soil Food Web Institute

Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)



CT Licensed Arborist #S4530

Certified Soil Advisor

Patrick McVey




International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

Friends of Lasdon Park & Arboretum Member

Tree Care Industry of America (TCIA)



International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist #NY-5385A

Matthew Camarota




International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

Tree Care Industry of America (TCIA)



CT Licensed Arborist #S6824

Tree Planting Services

We are experts when it comes to tree and shrub planting in upper Westchester. Knowing what tree to plant – and how and where to plant it – can make all of the difference in whether it thrives or dies.


Our certified arborists can help you choose a plant or tree species that will grow faster and live longer on your particular landscape. We factor in local climate and soil conditions, deer and tick control, as well as your short and long term property goals.


Trees and shrubs you plant on your property can be considered a lifetime investment. Planting them properly is the first step to ensuring they have a healthy future.

Hawthorne Branch Service Region:

Serving Upper Westchester County, NY (north of I-287)


Amawalk, Ardsley, Armonk, Baldwin Place, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Brewster, Briarcliff Manor, Buchanan, Carmel, Central Valley, Chappaqua, Cortlandt Manor, Cross River, Croton on Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Garrison, Goldens Bridge, Hastings on Hudson, Hawthorne, Highland Mills, Irvington, Katonah, Lake Peekskill, Mahopac, Millwood, Mohegan Lake, Montrose, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Ossining, Peekskill, Pleasantville, Pound Ridge, Purchase, Putnam Valley, Sleepy Hollow, Somers, South Salem, Tarrytown, Thornwood, Valhalla, Waccabuc, Yorktown Heights

Lower Westchester  914-576-0193       I       Upper Westchester  914-741-1510       I       Fairfield County, CT  203-348-4111       I       Bergen & Passaic County, NJ  973-636-6711

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