Why You Need Both a Landscaper and an Arborist

The work of landscapers and arborists is not as interchangeable as it may at first seem. Each role requires a unique skillset, experience and equipment. Lumping this work together appears to be faster and easier when in reality it’s anything but. Entrust a job to someone that is not equipped or trained to handle tree work and the end result will likely be property damage and safety hazards.

Read more ›

Posted in Tree Advice

The Bartlett Legacy Tree Program in Goose Creek, SC

The Charleston office of Bartlett Tree Experts teamed up with some amazing kids from the recycling club at Devon Forest Elementary School in Goose Creek, SC recently to “Re-Forest” the Devon Forest neighborhood.

Read more ›

Posted in Volunteering

Spring is Coming!


Maple buds are swelling — a sure sign spring is right around the corner! Late winter is a perfect time to get your trees and shrubs ready for the spring season!

Posted in Environmental Issues

Pruning Standards

Are you considering having your trees pruned and wondering who to call? In addition to being TCIA (Tree Care Industry Association) accredited, Bartlett Certified Arborists follow the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards for tree pruning and safety.

Read more ›

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Certifications and Training, Tree Pruning

Structural Pruning

A Must-Do for All Trees Near Buildings or Walkways

Picture a tree in a forest, growing straight up through a shady canopy with a single stem, stretching for the sunlight above. Now think of a tree in your landscape. Growing alone, it has full access to the sun with minimal competition from neighboring trees. Outside of its natural habitat, it develops a wide crown with large lower branches and many limbs. These features structurally weaken your landscape tree.

Read more ›

Posted in Tree Pruning

Being a leader in the tree care industry means continually focusing on learning and innovation. Bartlett’s Tree Topics blog follows in that tradition by offering a place to receive advice on trees, tree pests, tree preservation, and more.

Make an appointment with your local Arborist Representative to discover why Bartlett is the leader in professional tree care.