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What’s an Arborist and do I need one?

To be an arborist one must establish a basic level of experience and comprehension in the field of tree care. The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is the organization that certifies tree workers around the world and helps to expand

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

Five Common Tree Care Mistakes on Commercial Properties

Trees are meant to grow in a natural environment where they thrive without any intervention. They are not adapted to live in commercial landscapes where the growing conditions are vastly different. Routine maintenance is the best way to acclimate trees

Posted in Tree Advice

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

Posted in Tree Advice

Helping Trees and Shrubs Recover from Extreme Weather

Extreme weather events happen in nearly every geography, leaving a lasting impact on the trees and shrubs in a landscape. Once the rain or wind has stopped, the snow has melted or the drought has passed, it takes time for

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice, Tree Safety

Drought Resistant Trees

Lack of water is the most common plant stress encountered in urban and suburban landscapes. In areas with persistent drought conditions, or those with a true dry season, selecting drought resistant and native species will result in a more sustainable

Posted in Tree Advice

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