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3 Areas of Expertise: Landscape Design, Tree Care & Perennial Gardens


An example of Jim McSweeney's soothing, natural landscape design employing native plants for a full four seasons of interest with a range of ecological benefits, such as attracting local wildlife.

Landscape Design, Installation,
and Consulting - (Permaculture)

A successful design and installation depends on sound horticulture. Our designs focus on four season beauty, low maintenance, biodiversity, native plants, and long-term sustainability. Read More


Jim McSweeney at the top of an ice-damaged tree, readying it for restoration for a client in the Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts.

Arboriculture (Tree Care)

Using a holistic approach, these services include mature tree preservation, pruning of large or small trees and shrubs consulting, disease and insect diagnostic work, organic pest control, organic fertilization, plantings, removals, repairing ice storm damaged trees, and cabling of mature trees. Read More


Pictured here is a formal perennial garden, which shows Jim McSweeney's skill with classical, traditional design approached.

Perennial Garden Maintenance

Maintenance includes dividing, transplanting, organic fertilization, weeding, natural disease and insect control. This is done weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly, depending on your garden's needs. Some clients need established gardens restored and/or redesigned. Read More

Parmaculture Garden - Conway, MA. Permaculture Garden
Conway, MA

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Serving the Hilltowns, the Pioneer Valley, and Western Mass.

Phone: 413-559-1905 • Mail: P.O. Box 248, Chesterfield, MA 01012
Ice Storm Damage Repair Info! Hilltown Tree & Garden is Now Carbon Balanced! Contact Jim McSweeney
"On Behalf of the volunteers and staff at The Trustees of Reservations, it is my pleasure to thank Hilltown Tree & Garden for the in-kind donation of over $2,600 worth of landscape design and installation services. This was in support of Bullitt Reservations sustainable landscape project. We are deeply grateful for you generosity and thoughtful support. The landscape..."
Kate Saunders - Vice President, Advancement | The Trustees of Reservations - Read More