Christopher Roddick

Christopher Roddick was the head of Arboriculture and Foreman of Grounds at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for 30 years before moving to CT this past summer. Chris practices Conservation Arboriculture, a holistic approach to caring for trees and land that uses a modern understanding of tree and soil biology, ecology, and organic practices as a base for maintenance and cultivation decisions. Chris is an ISA Certified Arborist and a NOFA AOLCP. Chris looks at trees as the center of tree-based ecosystems, and consults on veteran tree care, tree species selection, and conducts specialized pruning. He advises on landscape design, selecting shrubs and herbaceous plantings that support trees and work together for beauty, function, and ecology.