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Bartlett Tree Experts was founded in 1907 and is the world's leading scientific tree and shrub care company with offices around the United States. We can help with most any tree, shrub, or insect management issue. Please fill out the form below or call us today for more information.




1 Metropolitan Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tree Service and Shrub Care in the Washington, D.C. and suburban Maryland Area

Arborists in our Washington, D.C. and suburban Maryland office are committed to helping local residents and businesses maintain beautiful, healthy trees and shrubs. Our arborists are experts in diagnosing and treating tree and shrub problems specific to the Washington, D.C. area. Plus, with access to Bartlett’s global resources and advanced scientific research facility, we can provide customers with benefits that just aren’t available from other Washington, D.C. tree services.

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Bartlett offers tree care services such as tree cabling and tree trimming to the greater Washington, D.C. area, including suburban Maryland and the District of Columbia; Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, and Germantown in Montgomery County, Maryland; as well as the city of Laurel in Prince George's County, and parts of Howard County, including Fulton and Columbia, MD.

We are pleased to offer tree services in the following areas:

  • Barnesville
  • Beallsville
  • Boyds
  • District of Columbia
  • Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County
  • Prince George's County
  • Washington Grove

Popular Tree Services for the Washington, D.C. and Suburban Maryland Area

Fertilization and Soil Care

Fertilization and Soil Care

Insect and Disease Management

Insect and Disease Management

Lightning Protection

Lightning Protection

Plant Analysis and Diagnostics

Plant Analysis and Diagnostics



Tree Removal

Tree Removal

In addition to the services featured above, our office in the Washington, D.C. and suburban Maryland area offers many other services to suit your arboricultural needs. When working with Bartlett, you'll experience the hands-on expertise and responsiveness of a local company, with the knowledge, research, and resources of a world leader in tree and shrub health care.

Washington, D.C. Office Staff

Bill Eck

Bill Eck

Local Manager & Arborist Representative
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Dylan Belcher

Dylan Belcher

Arborist Representative
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Kevin Clair

Kevin Clair

Arborist Representative
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Michael DeGregorio

Michael DeGregorio

Arborist Representative
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Ryan Grubb

Ryan Grubb

Arborist Representative
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Forest Bowen III

Forest Bowen III

Arborist Representative
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Christopher Larkin

Christopher Larkin

Arborist Representative
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Michael Leibfreid

Michael Leibfreid

Arborist Representative
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Joshua Nadler

Joshua Nadler

Arborist Representative
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Harry Plunkett

Harry Plunkett

Arborist Representative
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Nick Scaletta

Nick Scaletta

Arborist Representative
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Joel Spano

Joel Spano

Arborist Representative
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Marguerite Brogden

Marguerite Brogden

Administrative Assistant
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Latonya Garey

Latonya Garey

Administrative Assistant
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Beret Bruwelheide

Beret Bruwelheide

Administrative Assistant
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Hanna Whalen

Hanna Whalen

Administrative Assistant
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Adela Polio Cruz

Adela Polio Cruz

Administrative Assistant
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Arborist Associations

Bartlett Tree Experts is proud to be a member of so many industry associations. Many of our expert arborists have reached the pinnacle of their profession and have been recognized as such. Bartlett Tree Experts has been inspected and accredited based on adherence to industry standards for quality and safety, maintenance of trained, professional staff, and dedication to ethics and quality in business practices.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

As a former Tru-Green tree and shrub customer there is no comparison in the quality of service I receive from Kevin and his crew. You can feel the genuineness' from everyone you come in contact with. They care.
Dennis S., Germantown, MD
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Ryan is a gem. He is a supremely knowledgeable and experienced arborist who takes customer service to new heights. In a world of automation and profit above all, Ryan is a shining example of a professional who really cares.
Kate R., Bethesda, MD
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Mike DeGregorio is a true professional and expert. He listens and works well with us, earning our trust and helping us be better stewards of our five acres.
Jeff D., Potomac, MD
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Overall, it has been very pleasant working with everyone at Bartlett. We especially appreciate Nick's advice in providing proper care for our trees.
Kristen J., Chevy Chase, MD
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Forest Bowen and Hannah were both attentive and helpful through the entire process.
Hayden M. , Washington, DC
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Crew were like tree artists. They trimmed the neighbor's overgrown Cedars giving my trees room to grow. Everything left looking natural.
Sheryl B., Rockville, MD
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Crew were like tree artists. They trimmed the neighbor's overgrown Cedars giving my trees room to grow. Everything left looking natural.
Sheryl B., Kensington, MD
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Great job. Michael is great to work with. Michael Leibfried is really great, responsive, and kind. Thanks.
Diana W., Ashton, MD
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I was extremely pleased with the quality of the work performed by the crew. They were knowledgeable and answered any questions I had. I appreciate the time Kevin took when accessing my trees and shrubs. He was very helpful and pointed out any concerns and made many useful suggestions. My landscape looks much healthier after a season of services performed.
Eileen K., Silver Spring, MD
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Very friendly and knowledgeable. I appreciate the honor and respect given to our tree during the process as well as minimizing the footprint made on the yard as a result.
Stephen D., North Potomac, MD
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Very professional, efficient, and friendly. Michael is very knowledgeable, answered all our questions, and evaluated quickly our needs. The crew was very efficient, helpful, and friendly. They did a great job and left our backyard very clean. It is the 2nd time we worked with Michael and his crew and we will do it again.
Cedric B., Olney, MD

Great Timing, perfect weather, at the end of fall leaves.
Jean D., Mitchellville, MD

It was appreciated and great that (1) Bartlett did not need to be reminded we wanted the Fall fertilization, and (2) the way the job Bartlett was coming to do was facilitated for your crew person and for me because he took the time to call to inform me of his coming. It was a thumbs up experience all the way around. Thank you.
David B., New Carlton, MD

We were so impressed with the professionalism and courtesy of your staff. Your team removed a large tree from our front yard border safely and efficiently. They were pleasant and professional with us and our neighbors, and left the area spotlessly clean. Thank you for a job perfectly done.
Chris R., Cabin John, MD
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Have used Bartlett for several years for general tree and shrub care plus tree pruning and shaping and one major removal of lightning struck tree. No surprises, very professional.
Michael H., Gaithersburg, MD
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The Bartlett Arborist was knowledgeable and able to tell me what my trees needed to stay healthy.
Janet H., Bowie, MD
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Crew member was friendly and ensured to avoid bumping into any of our silly Halloween decorations. Treated our yard and decor with respect.
Colleen R., Gaithesburg, MD

Joel Spano had great knowledge and was very efficient.
Claudia C., Laytonsville, MD
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Friendly, cautious, respectful of property, and the inconveniences to neighbors. I feel very confident in the diagnosis, and the pruning capabilities of Bartlett personnel.
Ellen P., Washington Grove, MD
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Really appreciate the regular walk arounds with our arborist Joel Spano. His knowledge is impressive and I always learn a lot from talking with him.
Geney H., Montgomery Village, MD
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The Arborists have always been very knowledgeable, quick to respond to requests, and offer solutions. The crew members always arrive on time and do a wonderful job of handling any issues or providing services,
Zandra B., Greenbelt, MD

Bill Eck and Lucas are real pros, they both helpfully explained the tree root issues and what treatment would be required. I feel I have finally found the best tree experts for keeping our Oaks, Hickories, Dogwoods and Crape Myrtle trees in good health. Thank you.
Paul O., Washington, MD
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We are relatively new to using Bartlett Tree Service, only two years so far. But, so far, we are quite happy with this partnership in caring for our trees. Our current representative, Dylan Belcher, is very responsive to our questions. Sometimes answers are a bit delayed, but we know he will get them to us. The crew members have also been terrific, hardworking, and pleasant. One man (Oscar, was especially good he was in charge of cabling a large River Birch to prevent possible wind damage to the house. He did a great job and was clearly both knowledgable about, and appreciative of trees. All in all, we feel we are in good hands and look forward to our continued association.
Deborah L., Fort Washington, MD
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The arborist and other crew members were knowledgeable and informative.
Eme F., Hyattsville, MD
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Everyone is very low key with no sales pressure to do other things and I like that.
Chris M., Clarksburg, MD
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Michael Liebfreid is exceptional, he has come out for tree work before. Each time he has been knowledgeable, professional, and honest about the requested work and necessary work. He is responsive and quickly schedules appointments. In each job we had contracted through Bartlett the completed job was excellent and on time. Additionally, the crew thoroughly cleaned up any debris, and the surrounding lawn was not damaged nor disturbed. The knowledge about the trees and the care for the surrounding area is a reason why we use Bartlett. There are other bargain tree companies but we have seen the damage and debris they have left behind in other yards.
Leilani A., Fulton, MD
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The Bartlett Arborist, Mike Leibfreid is second to none. Definitely. Our Cherry tree looks so much better than in past years.
Margaret R., Laurel, MD

Joel is the best. You should give him a raise.
Michael G., Poolesville, MD
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It is always a pleasant surprise to encounter Bartlett's professionalism throughout the work. Uncommon excellence.
Jerry V. , Darnestown, MD
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: Our Arborist Mike Leibfried has done an outstanding job for us over the past years. We are grateful for his knowledge and guidance.
William R., Derwood, MD
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The staff is always professional and courteous. I always appreciate the service you provide.
Byron G., Takoma Park, MD
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After introducing himself at our front door, Harry and I surveyed the yard for the target Hemlocks. He was friendly, helpful, and good-natured. I left him to complete his task, which he did, leaving the yard as he had found it.
Tiegh T., University Park, MD
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The arborist is attentive, friendly, and most important of all, well informed about the field and the situation in our area.
Robert R. , College Park, MD
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Professional, skilled, and courteous. Did a wonderful job.
Katherine W., Mount Rainier, MD

Courteous, capable, efficient, and thorough.
Kelly F., Higland, MD

Chris Larkin is an excellent arborist. He was able to schedule the crew out quickly to trim our Crape Myrtle bushes which were interfering with the function of our Dish network satellite. Thank you for the excellent service which your company has been providing for a number of years.
Janet L., Adelphi, MD
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Just very pleased with the service.
Norman W., Dickerson, MD
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Christopher Larkin, our representative was excellent. He was always in touch with us during the process. We did hit a complication (no fault of Bartlett) and Christopher was very helpful. His crew was terrific and left our yard spotless. We will certainly use Bartlett again.
Julia M., Cheverly, MD
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Michael Leibfreid was most responsive. The tree crew missed a root that should have been removed. I reported this to Mr. Leibfreid and the root was removed. I would not hesitate to use Bartlett in the future. I am completely satisfied with the job. Thank all.
Dolores F., Brookeville, MD
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Joel and his crews were prompt and professional, I would recommend highly Bartlett Tree Experts.
Salvatore D., Damascus, MD
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Could not ask for a better representative than Mike Leibfried. Very knowledgeable, patient with our questions, and low pressure. His crew, as well, has impressed us on every visit. All top notch. This was our first time contracting with an arborist. Very pleased with our interactions and service.
George and Nancy D., Highland, MD
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Always courteous, tidy, and knowledgeable.
Jeff K., Glann Dale, MD

Everyone was very professional and helpful in addressing our questions and concerns about the trees, and providing advice about how much should be cut off so that they are not damaged. This is our third time using the company to trim and cut our trees and each time we were pleased with the work and the way they cleaned up when the job was completed. Thank you.
Kimberly P., Upper Marlboro, MD
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Kevin and crew are always professional and friendly. I appreciate the advanced notice when coming on the property, and the explanation of services.
Lynette T., Fulton State, MD

Very professional and hard working. Very neat. Good value for the money.
Peter F., Landover, MD

Great professional advice from Joel, and very professional treatment of the trees by Peter Balogh.
Chris A., Boyds, MD
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Chris is always very professional. He also recognizes me as a client for many years. The three team crew was fantastic. I would like to extend my thanks to them for a job well done.
Carlos S., Capitol Heights, MD
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My neighbor across the street has been singing your praises for years. She also noticed my Oak out front was in trouble and I am so glad she recommended you to me. I thought for sure I was facing the sad decision of having them removed and can't thank you enough for saving my three huge old Arborvitae - their "hair cut" was perfect - even with all the ice this year not a single branch dropped.
Vicki B., Seabrook, MD

We were very satisfied with your tree services and if asked we would be available to so state our satisfaction to others.
Julian J., Garret Park, MD

Mike was fantastic. Came up with an ongoing plan for our trees. Very knowledgeable.
Bruce A., Beltsville, MD
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The treatment recently completed was the first of three planned treatments. I will be able to provide full insight regarding my satisfaction with the service only after receiving the final treatment.
Keenan A., Silver Spring ,MD
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Michael Leibfreid has a nice personality and gave me helpful information. It is obvious that he is well educated in this field. I met and watched a crew member treat two trees. He is also a nice and professional guy who did a thorough job. When appropriate, I will not hesitate to refer Michael and your company.
John G, Jessup, MD

Kevin Clair was knowledgeable and friendly. He came highly recommended from Dave Stadler at Stadler Nurseries. Kevin took the time to walk our property, address serious issues and offer advice on how to best care for our many large hardwood trees. I greatly appreciate him traveling from another Bartlett office to visit our property. The crew was friendly and got the job done in a timely manner. I will certainly continue to use Bartlett and recommend them to friends.
Lisa Y., Haymarket, VA

Staff was very helpful in arranging an appointment. The representative was very professional and came out to give an estimate for the work after another appointment finished earlier. I was pleased with the service that Bartlett provided.
Joy M., Lanham, MD
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On time, courteous, and great team.
Bob S., Rockvill, MD

Always appreciate Chris’s care and recommendations.
Diana M., District Heights, MD

Chris Larkin was great, truly knowledgeable, and answered all of my many questions. The crew that came out really seemed to enjoy their job. They were efficient, worked well together, and were highly skilled. They even worked around a vehicle that could not be moved.
Carolyn S., Suitland, MD

Kevin and his crew are superb, truly experts.
Raymond C., Washington DC
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My service tech always informs me of what the treatment will be and why. He invites my comments and concerns about the tress and shrubs. He is always professional and courteous.
Zaia L., Mitchelville, MD

Michael Leibfreid has been great to work with. He was patient with us and came to our home more than once to help us figure out the best plan of action for removing the tree. He was able to answer all of our questions.
Kevin B., Oxon Hill, MD
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