Burkholder PHC is your trusted provider for lawn care services such as soil testing, arborist and tree surgeon services, and landscape pest control service. In , We are dedicated to providing top-notch plant health care in Chadds Ford by our experienced certified arborists. Our extensive knowledge and custom
About Chadds Ford, PA
Chadds Ford is located partly in Chester county and Delaware County and comprises the communities of Chadds Ford and Chadds Ford Knoll. Chadds Ford is steeped in history, rich with landmarks, and offers plenty for residents and visitors alike to see and do.
Chadds Ford History
Before Europeans arrived, the Lenni Lenape Indians inhabited the area known as Chadds Ford, but by 1700, the biggest part of the population was Quakers from England. The Brandywine Creek flows through the area, and in the 1730s and 40s, John Chads set up a ferry service, with Later, during the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Brandywine took place there.
Landmarks and Things to Do in Chadds Ford
Visitors to Chadds Ford often like to see Brandywine Battlefield Park – a historical site of the American Revolution, or view the artwork created by the Wyeth family at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Other visitors like to take in premium wineries like the Chadds Ford Winery or hike the nature trails in the Brandywine Conservancy.
Chadds Ford has been home to many notable personalities, including the renowned Wyeth family of painters – N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and Jamie Wyeth. The American soccer player Dante Marini was also from the area.
We serve numerous locations along the Main Line, such as Ardmore, Bryn Mawr, Chadds Ford, Chester Springs, and more. Explore our service areas to learn more.
- Ardmore, PA
- Berwyn, PA
- Bryn Mawr, PA
- Chadds Ford, PA
- Chester Springs, PA
- Devon, PA
- Garnet Valley, PA
- Gladwyne, PA
- Glen Mills, PA
- Haverford, PA
- King Of Prussia, PA
- Malvern, PA
- Media, PA
- Narberth, PA
- Paoli, PA
- Penn Valley, PA
- Phoenixville, PA
- Radnor, PA
- Swarthmore, PA
- Unionville, PA
- Valley Forge, PA
- Villanova, PA
- Wayne, PA
- West Chester, PA
Expert Plant Health Care
Our plant health care manager Starker manages the entire team of PHC specialists and has a great deal of experience and expertise in plant health care. His history of over 30 years covers a wide variety of skills and experience, including
- a degree in agroecology from University of Massachusetts, which he earned while acting as the field coordinator of the University of Massachusetts Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program
- work with the Insect Behavior and Ecology Program at the Appalachian Fruit Research Station with USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Kearneysville, West Virginia, developing and testing biologically based management techniques for key native and invasive pests of tree fruit
- work as a Plant Health Care specialist, Arborist Representative, and manager
Starker has authored and co-authored over 80 research and extension publications, focusing on integration of biological, cultural, and chemical management of tree health. He has also made some discoveries in the field while working for Burkholder PHC. With our team and Starker’s over 30 years of experience, you can trust that Burkholder PHC will help ensure that your landscape plants and trees thrive and look beautiful year after year.
Get Excellent Plant Health Care in Chadds Ford PA with Burkholder PHC
Burkholder PHC’s tree and plant health care specialists offer a free consultation. We will inspect your trees and plants to determine if there are any problems such as insect infestation, disease, or soil deficiency, and then provide a comprehensive plan for achieving and maintaining the best health for the high value plants and trees in your landscape.
Is your community on our list? If you live in another community nearby, we most likely service your area as well. Contact us today at 484-630-5924 to find out more about our plant health care services in Chadds Ford PA or to schedule a consultation.