About Fruitful Trees and Gardens
What People Say
"Thank you for sharing so much knowledge of plants and gardening today at the Rockville Senior Center! You did a wonderful and relaxed job sharing so many important details improving our gardening skills and knowledge!! Thanks for answering so many questions!"
Harry and Matsuko B.
Fruitful Trees and Gardens, LLC is owned and operated by Evan Keto, an ISA Certified Arborist with more than 20 years of experience and education in managing trees and landscapes. Evan earned an Master of Science degree in Forestry from NC State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland. He is also ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified and is an ISA Municipal Specialist, with experience in managing tree projects for cities and HOAs.
Originally from Gaithersburg, Evan has been responsible for planting, inspecting, and maintaining tens of thousands of trees in urban and suburban areas in Maryland, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida.
Evan has worked one-on-one with more than 500 homeowners, businesses, and organizations in Montgomery County to provide customized tree planting plans for their properties. He has enjoyed designing and planting a variety of landscapes including vegetable gardens, wildflower meadows, wetland restoration projects, longleaf pine savannahs, streambank restoration projects, and an award-winning low-water demonstration garden.
Additionally, his scientific research on urban tree management has been published in the international Journal of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, and he has given talks to hundreds of members of local community organizations. In his free time, he loves to hike, camp, and travel with his wife, Megan.