Trees add value to your property and the health of your community. Beautiful, healthy trees are an investment with substantial returns in community and ecological benefits. However, properly maintaining the trees and shrubs around your residential or commercial property requires a certain level of expertise and plenty of time. Hiring a certified arborist has several benefits that save you both time and money in the future. Arborists specialize in the care of individual trees. They are knowledgeable about the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to provide proper ca
A certified arborist understands how, where, and when to plant trees of various species, as well as planting depth and subsequent plant care to ensure the tree’s health. They also know the best planting techniques that will yield a healthy tree.
Tree pruning is important for appearance and safety reasons, and is necessary for the overall health of the tree when it has dead, damaged, or diseased limbs. A certified arborist knows the proper way of pruning trees. If you have tried it yourself, you know that it’s very easy to end up damaging your trees. It also improves a tree’s light access and shapes its growth to help it better withstand foul weather and minimize storm damage.
Although tree removal is a last resort, there are circumstances when it is necessary. An arborist can help decide whether a tree should be removed. Most arborists do what they can to save a tree, but in some instances (e.g. the tree is dying, unsafe, or diseased and a threat to other trees) tree removal may be the only option.