Pictured above is owner and chief tree surgeon, James Petrie.

Established in 2013, Horowhenua Tree & Garden is owned and operated by James and Mia Petrie. Based in Foxton, we provide affordable, professional tree and garden services to Horowhenua and the surrounding regions.


Qualified & Experienced tree surgeons

James holds an Advanced National Certificate in Arboriculture and has more than 15 years experience both in New Zealand and overseas. His broad depth of knowledge ensures that all tree work undertaken is carried out safely, efficiently and with the utmost respect for the surrounding environment.

Specialist Garden & plant advice

Our resident green thumb, Mia has degrees in Ecology and Environmental Science, as well as more than a decade’s experience in retail horticulture. She is the CSI department of the business when it comes to answering your plant questions or solving tricky problems.

Friendly, hard-working and Reliable

Our friendly staff are trained in and comply with WorkSafe and industry best practice and standards of operating. We use modern equipment and keep up to date with emerging techniques and methods in order to provide you with top quality tree services and garden maintenance at reasonable rates. We are fully insured.

Free, no obligation advice and quotes

Take advantage of our free and friendly advice. We’re also happy to provide you with a no-obligation quote. We cover the Horowhenua region and beyond including Levin, Foxton, Otaki and Palmerston North - no tree pruning or garden maintenance job is too big, or too small.

Thank you for the work on our big tree. You have done it justice and your work is neat and tidy. I have no problem recommending you to anyone.
— Linda & Barry

I’ve just come down to Waitarere for the first time since you did the tree for us. What a great job, and you have left it so tidy - thank you.
— Alan H.