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What is an Urban Forest?

There are probably as many different definitions for an urban forest as there are people you ask. One definition on the internet stated simply it was a densely wooded area located in a city. Hmmmm, well. Do they mean a remnant of an original…

There Are No “Trash” Trees

There are many wonderful tree species in the world. Far too many to rate or designate as to which ones are “the best”. Because “the best” becomes relative to area, site and personal preference: “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.” Unfortunately, it…

Plants: Native vs Non-native

Are native tree species truly more drought tolerant than non-native tree species?

Fun With Volunteers

Ok, I bet you think this post will be about the human volunteers that come in so handy at many events. Au contraire. Let’s talk about that other biological volunteer, the plant that pops up where you didn’t plant it. Volunteers come in many…

Are We Repeating Ourselves?

Of course we are. In what context am I talking about? Well, you actually could say almost any topic. However, here on my blog, the topics are generally trees and soils. You will probably read information you have heard before and wonder why I…

GET ACQUAINTED WITH McNeill’s Tree Service

Welcome to McNeill’s Tree Service website.  Our company was created by my husband, David, in 1985. Born in Massachusetts, David had always had a passion for being outdoors and climbing trees.  More than once as a child, his mother found him high up in…