Register free!
Search
 
     

Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-29-2011, 12:02 AM
5speedpsd 5speedpsd is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: NWCT
Posts: 55
People in CT or Surrounding Area

Wasn't to sure where to put this post, and it seems that this section gets the most traffic so figured I would through this up here. I have a job that I need about 20 hemlocks or some form of pines that are in the 6' to 8' size range balled and burlaped. The tree farm I usually get them from is all out of ones this size and can not dig up any more until the fall because of the growth pattern of the trees. I've looked around at all of the nurseries and tree farms I know of in the area, only one place has them and their prices are rediculous, and can not find anyone else that has what I am looking for for some reason. Just wondering if anyone knows of any places in CT or close to the CT borders that might have these so I can do this job. Im in the northwest corner of CT and at this point if someone has decent priced trees that are what im looking for im willing to drive up to a couple of hours. Even if you aren't positive just have an idea it would be much appreciated. I called around to a bunch of places today but either haven't heard back or the places don't have them. These are needed for a project to build a barrier between two lawns the people are not to picky (A bank owns the house) they just want it so you can not see the neighbors lawn to help sell the house. So any type of pine, hemlock or spruce would really work fine just two block off this lawn. Hope someone has some helpful advice. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-29-2011, 04:58 AM
ygim's Avatar
ygim ygim is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Hudson Valley NY
Posts: 300
manza farm middletown ny
__________________
You Grow I'll Mow Inc.
06 F250 4x4 Super Duty 8ft bed
08 F250 4x4 Super Duty 8ft bed
6.5 x 18 trailer w/dovetail
8.5 x 24 enclosed trailer
Bobcat classic 48"
Bobcat hydro walkbehind 48"
Bobcat procat 61"
Bobcat procat 61"
Bobcat predator pro 61"
Wright Velke 48"
Scag Turf Tiger 61"
08 brute force 750,
www.yougrowillmowinc.com

http://www.youtube.com/user/nytrailriders
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-29-2011, 08:02 AM
2brothersyardcare's Avatar
2brothersyardcare 2brothersyardcare is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: milford ct
Posts: 2,117
plp and l and l evergreen
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-29-2011, 12:37 PM
We Do Lines... We Do Lines... is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Ridgefield, CT.
Posts: 65
I use Triple E Nursery (wholesale only) for all my plantings. Their evergreen stock is excellent and they grow their own. Great guys and great prices.

They are located in North Salem, NY, very close to Danbury.

914-669-9453 ask for Joe

Tom
www.wedolines.com
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-29-2011, 03:52 PM
EA Quinn EA Quinn is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Glastonbury,CT
Posts: 364
Try the following:

Millane Nursuries - Cromwell
Prides Corner Farms - Lebanon
Canterbury Tree Farm - Canterbury
Northern Nursuries - Suffield
Shemin Nursuries - Bloomfield

I just got 18 green giant arbs 5-6' from Prides. Best arbs I have seen to date.
__________________
-EA Quinn Landscape Contracting
www.EaQuinn.com
matt
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-29-2011, 06:07 PM
deerewashed's Avatar
deerewashed deerewashed is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Wilton ct
Posts: 879
triple e, hardscrabble farms, valley view nurseries, shemins,

on another note, we do lines, i am very suprised you do go to hardscabble considering how close it is to ridgefield. i drive through ridgefield at least 2 times a week so i can go to hardscrabble.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-28-2012, 10:34 PM
Monty5186 Monty5186 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Stamford, CT
Posts: 9
I'm actually looking for the same type of trees to serve as a privacy screen for on of my customers and got some great pricing from valley view. pm me and I'll put you in contact with the manager to see if we can get even better pricing for the both of us.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-02-2012, 05:41 PM
Country Landscape's Avatar
Country Landscape Country Landscape is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: CT
Posts: 24
Planters choice in Watertown and Newtown is also an option. Im not sure if you have tried Imperial nurseries in Granby either?
__________________
Country Landscape Construction
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-09-2012, 08:33 PM
masonenterprises masonenterprises is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 60
Pell Farms in Somers has a very nice selection of hemlocks.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:37 PM.

Page generated in 0.07352 seconds with 7 queries