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Metropolitan Forestry Services - Based in Science & Safety

Rooted in science, we provide the best possible solution for your tree care needs.

Metropolitan Forestry Services - Preserving Nature for Generations

We believe nature is worth preserving for all to enjoy. In fact, it's our responsibility.

Metropolitan Forestry Services - Rooted in Continuous Education

An ongoing commitment to education allows us to provide innovative solutions.

Excellence in Tree Care Since 1976

At Metropolitan Forestry Services, we believe nature is worth preserving and we have been providing expert tree care, landscaping and arboricultural consulting throughout the St. Louis area since 1976. Our expert Certified Arborists work to educate our clients and provide you with the best possible solution for your tree care needs. We have a science-based approach to providing tree care and our commitment to education, training, research and collaboration have been the foundation for our success. With over 40 years of experience providing hands on arboriculture in the St. Louis area, we lead the industry in knowledge, service, safety, and passion for preserving nature.

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Our goal is to provide you with the best possible service. If you are not satisfied with any treatment or completed job, we will resolve the situation to your satisfaction. We want to do our utmost to ensure your trees and shrubs are always 'green and growing'.

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Services

Beautiful, healthy trees add value to your property, to your neighborhood, and to your life. Regular attention and maintenance can often reduce the need for major costly services. Our staff of experienced Certified Arborists can provide you with comprehensive tree and landscape care year around.

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Seasonal Care Calendar

MFS has spent years developing and implementing a Plant Health Care Program alongside a Landscape Maintenance Regime

Winter

Horticultural Oil (January-April)

Spring Ornamental Fertilization (February-June)

Fall Fertilization (October-December)

Ver-dur Chlorosis Treatment (February-April & September-December)

Merit Systemic Injections (February-May & September-November)

Tree Trimming (January-December)

Tree Planting (February-June & October-December)

Shrub Planting (February-June & September-December)

Spring

Horticultural Oil (January-April)

Spring Ornamental Fertilization (February-June)

Crab-Apple/Hawthorn Fungicide (March-July)

Sweetgum Ball Reduction (April)

Spring Insect Spray (April-June)

Pine/Spruce Fungicide (May-June)

Dutch Elm Disease Injections (May-June & August-September)

Ver-dur Chlorosis Treatment (February-April & September-December)

Borer Treatment (March-November)

Merit Systemic Injections (February-May & September-November)

Tree Trimming (January-December)

Shrub Trimming (March-June)

Tree Planting (February-June & October-December)

Shrub Planting (February-June & September-December)

Perennial Planting (April-June & September-November)

Annual Planting (April-May & September-October)

Mulch (April-November)

Summer

Spring Ornamental Fertilization (February-June)

Crab-Apple/Hawthorn Fungicide (March-July)

Spring Insect Spray (April-June)

Pine/Spruce Fungicide (May-June)

Dutch Elm Disease Injections (May-June & August-September)

Holly Leaf Miner Treatment (June-July)

Summer Insect Spray (June-August)

Late Season Insect Spray (August-September)

Sycamore Anthracnose Injections (August-October)

Borer Treatment (March-November)

Tree Trimming (January-December)

Shrub Trimming (March-June)

Tree Planting (February-June & October-December)

Shrub Planting (February-June & September-December)

Perennial Planting (April-June & September-November)

Mulch (April-November)

Hardscaping (June-November)

Fall

Dutch Elm Disease Injections (May-June & August-September)

Late Season Insect Spray (August-September)

Sycamore Anthracnose Injections (August-October)

Plant Health Care Inspections (September-November)

Fall Fertilization (October-December)

Ver-dur Chlorosis Treatment (February-April & September-December)

Borer Treatment (March-November)

Merit Systemic Injections (February-May & September-November)

Tree Trimming (January-December)

Tree Planting (February-June & October-December)

Shrub Planting (February-June & September-December)

Perennial Planting (April-June & September-November)

Annual Planting (April-May & September-October)

Spring Flowering Bulb Planting (October-November)

Mulch (April-November)

Hardscaping (June-November)

Tree
Talk

Our commitment to education, training, research and collaboration is important to us. We work to educate our clients and set them up for success – providing them with the knowledge to make the best possible plant care choices. Armed with proper information, you can prevent problems before they even begin!

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Certifications & Accreditations

Our goal is to provide you with the best possible service. If you are not satisfied with any treatment or completed job, we will resolve the situation to your satisfaction. We want to do our utmost to ensure your trees and shrubs are always 'green and growing'.

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