Bud Reeves

Bud Reeves

Board Certified Master Arborist

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Bud Reeves, Board Certified Master Arborist at Bartlett Tree Experts, works out of our Sonoma, CA office.

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Bud’s passion for trees began to develop as a teenager when he worked summers in the mountains near Mt. Lassen for a firewood company. He began his career in arboriculture in 1988, and since then, he has held many roles in the field. Bud joined Bartlett Tree Experts in 1996 as an Arborist Representative and then also became a Local Office Manager. Later in his career Bud returned to serving solely as an Arborist Representative to focus on what he loves best about his job - trees and people!

An ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, Bud is also Tree Risk Assessment Qualified, a State Qualified Applicator, and a Certified Tree Care Safety Professional. Bud enjoys working as a go-between with his clients and their trees, navigating the safest, best and most cost-effective way to achieve client goals while maintaining the trees’ natural beauty and health, and always considering safety above all else.

In his free time, Bud enjoys spending time with his family and friends, biking, (bicycle or motorcycle), playing guitar with his band (appropriately named, “Mid Life Krysis”), cooking and gardening in his back yard.

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What Our Customers Are Saying About Bud Reeves

Our 50 foot Oak tree was clearly in trouble, most likely due to an irrigation leak that had delivered too much water over a lengthy period of time underneath that tree. After the 2017 fire, we needed to replace the entire irrigation system, and the consultant for that work told us we were probably going to have to take the tree down. It was unimaginable to think of our back yard without that magnificent tree. Instead of taking it down, we called Bud Reeves at Bartlett Tree Experts, and he recommended a course of action that would save the tree. Bartlett has been providing a quarterly service regimen ever since, and this Spring our tree has truly blossomed for the first time in years. We do not bother with comparative estimates. You get what you pay for, and we certainly did.
Michael E., Sonoma, CA

Bud and his crew have kept our yard beautiful and accessible for years. We feel secure when planning service and happy with the results each time they come.
Loreen S., Napa, CA

Hi Bud, Just wanted to let you know that we were very pleased with the trimming job that was done to our Cypress on Saturday. We had low expectations as you advised but we’re pleasantly surprised at the outcome. Thanks for the great work!
Laurie K., Napa, CA

Our experience with Bartlett Tree Experts was satisfying on every level. Bud provided expert advice and most importantly, solutions. Hector and his crew got right to work that morning on time, efficiently completing the job, and cleaning up before the storm hit. Hector monitored my satisfaction periodically to insure they would completed every aspect of the job to order. Very highly recommended.
Robert H., Sonoma, CA

Our experience with Bartlett Tree Experts was satisfying on every level. Bud provided expert advice and most importantly, solutions. Hector and his crew got right to work that morning on time, efficiently completing the job, and cleaning up before the storm hit. Hector monitored my satisfaction periodically to insure they would complete every aspect of the job to order. Very highly recommended.
Robert H., Sonoma, CA

The tree crew were well trained, efficient, thorough, and cleaned up the trimmings completely. Bud, the estimator, was clear about what he thought needed to be done to rebalance the tree and make the monster better balanced and give better peace of mind to those living close to it.
Chris S., Napa, CA

The entire operation was first class. The crew was thoughtful, friendly, efficient, and courteous. Congratulations and thanks to Bud for overseeing the removal of our Five Redwood trees.
Jim P., Sonoma, CA

Bud Reeves and his staff are my go to arborist. Bud is always helpful and informative about what needs to be done or what can wait. This last visit Jason and Ernesto worked on my trees. They were fabulous, as have been all of the Bartlett crews. I have recommended them to many friends and neighbors. I always tell them if you want the best, call Bud.
Monica W., Sonoma, CA

From the first moment I met with Bud I felt confident about Bartlett. The crew who came to trim my tree was wonderful. They arrived on time, with a smile, and worked hard all day. They communicated well with each other, so I was never concerned the trimming would not go smoothly.
Marlayne, Sonoma, CA

Excellent service all around, from Bud, your arborist to entire cutting crew. We would definitely use your services again if needed.
Jan S., Napa, CA

Everyone was just great and very informative.
Linda E., Napa, CA

Thank you so much for saving our tree. It is already looking much healthier and fuller. Thanks again for providing such great service. Your crew was very helpful and courteous.
Stacy M., Sonoma, CA

Excellent crew. Efficient, fast, and helpful. The three "J's", Justine, Julian and Jason, were great for the major job. The arborist was super in taking part of the Oak branch down on another day. Bud was very helpful and informative during the process, and made the job stress free for me.
Jean C., Sonoma, CA

Bud, thank you so much for saving our tree. It is already looking much healthier and fuller. Maybe once this pandemic is over and we get back to work, we will have you come out and treat our Redwood tree. It is also looking like it needs a little love. Thanks again for providing such great service, your crew was very helpful and courteous.
Stacey M., Napa, CA

Great Service.
Richard S., Sonoma, CA

Estanislao and Joey from the Sonoma office arrived to cable two large Oak trees near our house. Their work was perfect with the result just as I wanted. Tani made suggestions on how to improve the cabling somewhat and several times checked with me to make sure I was happy. Their professionalism and expertise was obvious in making up the cable ends, climbing, and rigging the set, all done in a safe manner. Tani also suggested a time line for checking the cables and thinning one of trees, which I will do. Those guys are a credit to your company. I sure would not hesitate to call Bartlett for more tree work. Bud Reeves who initially consulted with me was right on time for our appointment and his professional manner was welcome after my dealings with other so-called tree experts. He made good suggestions and had my vision about how to secure these limbs. Nice job on everything.
Brian B., Napa, CA

Be Safe and thanks for your hard work and dedication for your service.
Dominick A., Sonoma, CA

Julien and his partner were phenomenal in their expertise in the removal of our very tall Fir tree. Both worked efficiently and safely and protected our property from any mishaps. We are extremely pleased with Bartlett Tree Experts. We will use you again for tree services.
Karen M., Sonoma, CA

Appreciated the inspection and recommendations regarding our ailing Oak tree. feeding and fertilizing will help extend the tree life.
Jon P., Sonoma, CA

Thanks for all your continued support in providing your professional services in maintaining and developing A healthy plan for our property.
Dominick A., Sonoma, CA

Everyone I dealt with was extremely kind and courteous. The crew that came was fast, clean, and very nice. Bud was great and was available to answer any questions. Leslie was wonderful to work with as well. I will definitely be using and recommending you in the future. I also found your prices in comparison to other quotes very fair and honest.
Jennifer B., Sonoma, CA

Everyone was great. Service was excellent. Would use them again in a heartbeat.
Fritz W., Sonoma, CA

Courteous, professional, accommodating, good skills, and techniques. A job well done by our crew.
Deborah H., Napa, CA

We had a problem with a large Eucalyptus cluster located in unstable soil that ultimately required removal and stump grinding. Bartlett's local representative, Bud Reeves, provided an expert and timely assessment, plus an actionable plan, which was very well-executed. The service provided was highly professional and characterized by good communication. I would use this team again without hesitation.
Kenneth S., Sonoma, CA

Crew was great. They were very responsive to my varied requests. They used great care to avoid damaging structures and other trees and plants.
Tim F., Sonoma, CA

The workers were very professional.
Bob N., Sonoma, CA

Your crew did a great job. They were courteous and competent. Thank you.
Bob A., Sonoma, CA

Your guys did an amazing job. They so helpful and caring with my feelings on how the Oaks should be trimmed. You have a couple of great workers there and you should praise and acknowledge them for their performance on my trees.
Lynda, G., Napa, CA

I was greeted professionally by Leslie when I called. She was diligent in promptly scheduling me with an arborist for an evaluation. Additionally, she heard me when I said I had a very tight personal schedule and communicated this to the arborist. Due to that tight schedule, I was very appreciative of Bud arriving early for our initial appointment. Bud gave me a very thorough description of the work that was needed and I felt immediately comfortable that I was dealing with a pro. The appointment for the work was within two weeks and the crew arrived and got right to work as planned. I am very happy with my experience with Bud and Leslie and will recommend them to friends and family.
Tom M., Sonoma, CA

The crewmembers were efficient, pleasant, and cleaned up behind them selves. They were also accommodating to some special requests. Jason, clearly loves his job, and it shows. I look forward to hearing from bud shortly so that we can get some more trees cut.
Judy B., Sonoma, CA

From start to finish, Bartlett staff was helpful, delivered services as promised, very professional, and skilled, they are my go to company for tree services.
Laurie W., Napa, CA

The staff could not have been nicer, always asking for my opinion and checking with me afterwards to be sure they had done the work to my satisfaction. They work very safely, with ropes and harnesses, and did not damage any surrounding foliage or structures. They cleaned up and were gone faster than I expected.
Eran G., Sonoma, CA

The tree seems to be responding positively to the treatment. It has what I assume are blossoms and is sprouting new leaves at each of those sites. It seems to be a good sign. I am much encouraged.
Betty F., Napa, CA

I just wanted to let you know what a great job the men did today at our home. They worked hard and efficiently to get the job done quickly and the property looks great.
Robert B., Sonoma, CA

Everything went great. Your crew was even accommodating to my neighbor. When the time comes to cut down my Walnut, I will give you a call.
Seth T., Sonoma, CA

Bud Reeves has been our Bartlett Rep for many years. We are always pleased with his attention to detail and making sure that the staff knows what we want. Since they are arborists and trim with the trees health in mind we know our trees will be healthy.
Carol N., Napa, CA

We are very happy with the work done on our property. Your entire staff, Bud and the crew were professional and a pleasure to work with. We were very pleased with the clean-up performed after the tree removal and trimming. We would highly recommend Bartlett to our friends and family.
Gary B., Sonoma, CA

Your crew did a great job.
Nancy L., Sonoma, CA

Everything went fine, perfect job, done quickly, and expertly by two of your men.
Phil J., Sonoma, CA

We are very happy with the work. Bartlett got 100% of what we needed done with no mishaps. They chipped what they could, and my crew cleaned up all the small stuff, that is a good system going forward.
Drew I., St. Helena, CA

I could not be more impressed with Bartlett. Bud was so professional and prompt. He told me his guys would come out to cut down the tree on a day that was expected to rain heavily. He warned me that if it rained too hard they may not come. It ended up being a day of horrendous rain and they still came out. I felt bad for the guys. Bud got everything done on time and very clean. Could not be more impressed and would use Bartlett for all future work.
Sandy C., Sonoma, CA

We have used Bartlett for eighteen years and have worked with Bud for many years. Our Oak Tree spreads out over three properties. Clean up can be very challenging. The crew did an exceptional job.
Rita B., Napa, CA

From Leslie in the office, to Bud Reeves the Arborist, to the fellows who came to prune, to the most recent employee who came to fertilize our numerous Carolina Laurels, we have been thoroughly impressed by the courtesy, professionalism, and skill of everyone at Bartlett Tree Experts. It is a pleasure to unconditionally recommend the Sonoma Bartlett Tree Experts to anyone who wants true expertise in caring for their trees and shrubs. This is our forever tree company.
Debbie M., Napa, CA

The crew who came out were very competent and really knew what they were doing.
Franklin E., Napa, CA

Courteous and friendly office staff as well as was Bud and his crew. Arrived on time and cleaned up all debris. Thanks.
Norma N., Napa, CA

Thank you for your expertise and for sending Jason and Ryan today. They did an excellent job on every tree and I appreciated their attention and skill. These trees have been pruned at least five times over the last eighteen years, though I am not an expert, I could tell they were not cut with precision, they were pruned for the purpose of becoming shorter. Clearly that is not enough. Also, I was not aware that the redwoods were any kind of threat and I am grateful you gave me the alert. Please share my appreciation with Jason and Ryan. If ever I am asked for a referral, I shall share, with confidence, Bartlett Tree Service.
Lynn W., Sonoma, CA

Bud was great and the crew who did the work had very impressive skill.
John K., Napa, CA

The service and workmanship was superb.
Gila F., Napa, CA

The trees are looking really good. We appreciate your ongoing assistance in taking care of them.
Jim H., Sonoma, CA

Everything was perfect, from my first call to the office, visit to check out the work needed on my huge Eucalyptus trees and the workers who trimmed and cut the trees. Friendly, professional, caring, ,informative, and knowledgeable. A great group of people to do business with.
Joyce B., Sonoma, CA

Thank you for sending your crew to prune our special tree. Rick and Ramon did an outstanding job, and the tree looks beautiful. We can now prepare to submit it to Parks and Recreation for consideration as a Significant Tree.
Gloria B., Sonoma, CA

I trust you, Bud and and look forward to seeing you on Apriil 26th, I also have two neighbors who will be taliking to you about work.
Dan G., Sonoma, CA

Hi Bud, Bud the tree that Bartlett pruned yesterday, looks awesome. Thanks so much for getting it completed in such a timely manner. Looking forward to working with you in the future.
Julie C., Napa, CA

Really appreciate Bud's customer service. He always responds quickly and Bartlett is lucky to have him on their staff. Trees always look fabulous when they do the work. We have tried a few other companies and they are always lacking, will not be trying any other service in the future. Thank you!
Carol N., Napa, CA

The crew always does an excellent job. They are always courteous and respectful. The trees and property have benefited from their work here the last few years. Bud is knowledgeable and has provided invaluable input for the care of our trees.
Curtis S., Rutherford, CA

The crew did a great job on Friday. Thanks so much.
Julie C., Napa, CA

As usual your crew did a great job. My wife was totally impressed with the new view. She says we need to do this on a regular basis.
Gerson B., Rutherford, CA

Bud is responsive and his team is terrific. Ramon went above and beyond, and Kenny is learning rapidly and has a great attitude.
Marcia L., Sonoma, CA

We appreciate all the help we have had, including Leslie in the office and Bud who advises us and comes to our garden. The men who have done the planting and spraying have all been very efficient.
Connie W., Sonoma, CA

Your crew did a good job and on top of that they were a couple of nice guys.
Randy C., Sonoma, CA

Thank you for a great job.
Paul G., Yountville, CA

Since you did such a great job on Vineyard View around my burnt down house, I wondered if you did any work in Tiburon where I am currently living. I have a couple deodar cedar that need removing and a couple oaks that need pruning, but possibly removing.
Alice A., Yountville, CA

The two young men who trimmed my trees were professional, knowledgeable, and friendly. They did an excellent job on my trees and the clean up was perfect. They even dealt pleasantly with my grumpy neighbor.
Leslie R., Napa, CA

I'm a little crazed about maintaining/saving my trees and Bud Reeves has been very helpful in explaining the treatments necessary. Tony and Chad recently pruned two of my trees and were very patient with me while I watched their every move! They were both very personable and pleasant.
Suzi K., Sonoma, CA

Great job!
John S., Sonoma, CA

Excellent work, thank you!
Mike & Mileva M., Sonoma, CA

Very helpful and knowledgeable.
Donna M., Sonoma, CA

The service person who was here is awesome. Courteous, thorough, and customer-oriented.
Yvonne B., Sonoma, CA

Bud was very professional and accommodated our special requests.
John R., Sonoma, CA

Your staff did a great job, and were very professional and friendly.
Judith W., Sonoma, CA

The gentlemen just left our property and they did an amazing job! I wanted to be sure to let you know that the crews that were out here this week we professional, helpful, polite, respectful, and considerate and left the property cleaner than when they got here. Two big thumbs up! The trees look so beautiful and I feel a lot better knowing that they are well taken care of by you and your team.
Alison K., Sonoma, CA

Bud Reeves and his people are friendly and knowledgeable and have always been very responsive to our tree needs. Bartlett has kept our trees beautiful and healthy for many years. We have recommended them to many others.
Ed G., Napa, CA

Bud and his team are always on time, courteous, professional, and operate with safety first mentality. This is the second time I have used Bartlett and the service is impeccable and I will use them again.
Leif L., Napa, CA

Bud and the crew he brought were just great and so helpful in restoration of our trees. Thorough and delivered the job as promised.
Camilla S., Sonoma, CA

Please pass the word onto the crew that trimmed our property - they did a wonderful job! I was very happy with the manner in which they thinned the tree, without any real damage to the crown, its shape, and its health. Likewise, they took our “bush” and turned it back into a tree! My thanks to Bud, as well.
John P., Napa, CA

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