Update from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets: At this time, horticulture is designated as a non-essential business with the exception of nurseries/greenhouses selling food producing plants. Please note that landscaping for maintenance and pest control purposes has been designated as essential. Please consult the Empire State Development Corporation’s (ESD) guidance for further information on essential businesses.
Guidance issued on March 24, 2020 is no longer applicable.
Thank you for your patience. This situation is volatile and changes rapidly. We are working to get more clarification from the State regarding hazardous tree removal and will keep you updated regularly. Please, when providing landscaping maintenance and pest control, ADHERE TO ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS per the Governor's PAUSE Order. Also, check with local municipalities to ensure you are following their restrictions.
We continue to advocate for the green industry with our partners. As we monitor this situation, we'll post updates here and on our Facebook page and send further news as we receive it.
Stay safe, and be well.