RG Horticulture Consulting Logophone: (408) 921-5078
fax: (408) 402-5728
email: roberto@rghorticulture.com

Services

Project Arborist
  • Residential constructions and upgrades
  • Commercial and industrial developments
  • Site arborist
  • HOA
  • Corporations
  • Campuses

Long-Term Tree Management
  • Complete field inventory with tree location maps
  • Assessment of site’s forest canopy
  • Long-term projection budgeting for pruning, tree removal and replacement
  • Individual tree examination, diagnosis and treatment. Individual tree records
  • Recommendations for pruning
  • Scheduling for pruning and fertilization
  • Management of hazardous trees
  • Diagnosis of pests and diseases
  • Preventative and curative treatment of pests and diseases
  • Tree surgery for tree preservation
  • Tree selection for new planting
  • Tree removal and transplanting
  • Security devices installation (cable embracing)
  • Deep root fertilization
  • Pest and disease control
  • Hazard assessment

Pest Control Operations - Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Management of pest control operations for commercial landscape maintenance companies, school districts, government agencies, municipalities, etc.
  • Training and certification of pest control applicators
  • Control of environment factors such as moisture, drainage, hydro-zone, and plant sensitivity
  • Proper planting, pruning and fertilization
  • Applied biological pest control through a balanced pest/predator population, including mites,nematodes, bacteria, ladybugs
  • Physical barriers and trapping

Landscape Design & Management
  • Development of landscape specifications and contracts
  • Landscape design, installations, and management
  • Review of landscape proposals for enhancement and upgrades
  • Long-term plan for landscape preservation and renovation
  • Weekly or monthly on-site/walk through with maintenance contractor-supervisors
  • Development and monitoring of punch list
  • On site quality control of plant material and horticulture practices
  • Assurance of regulatory safety practices
  • Landscaping with fruit trees
  • Composting
  • Management of commercial organic composting operations

Landscape Management Trainer
  • Training on California standards on landscape maintenance
  • Best practices, safety, irrigation management, maintenance scheduling, and maintenance roadmap
  • Landscape bidding and landscape enhancement proposals

Irrigation Specialist
  • Irrigation water management, budgeting, programming, and scheduling
  • Design and installation
  • Landscape bidding and landscape enhancement proposals

Weed Control Specialist
  • Residential and commercial weed control
  • Pre-emergent and post-emergent weed control
  • Organic and in-organic weed control