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COVID-19 UPDATE: Arborwell is Open and Performing Essential Tree Care Services at this time

Arborwell is Open for Essential Tree Services

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The Role of an Arborist for Commercial Landscaping

There are many facets to caring for the grounds of your commercial property. It’s easy to become overwhelmed with these tasks, from regular maintenance like pruning and irrigation to soil health, and pest and disease control. These areas are where the skills of our San Diego certified arborists shine. What role can an arborist take in caring for your commercial landscaping?

Site Evaluation

Our arborists can evaluate your grounds, compiling an arborist report based on current or planned uses for your property, gathering essential data on:

  • Tree species and condition
    By identifying the type, location, number, and condition of trees on your property, our arborists can recommend a specialized care plan to support each species’ health and lifespan.

  • Microclimate
    Identifying the unique climate of your property, and how it differs from the surrounding area, can help you address tree health issues and select the best plant species for your grounds. 

  • Types of soils on your property
    Our team has a thorough understanding of local soil types and how they impact tree health, irrigation, and fertilization needs.

  • Watering and irrigation
    Our San Francisco Peninsula experts know you can save water, manage drought, and improve the health of your trees with proper irrigation.

  • Fertilizer use
    Our knowledgeable arborists can identify fertilizers you’ve used in the past, how they’ve affected your soil, and the need for additional soil amendments.

  • Pests and diseases
    With an expert eye, an arborist can quickly detect ailing trees, recommending proper treatment options.

Learn more about our San Francisco, Oakland, and East Bay area services.

Landscaping Design

Once we’ve gathered essential information on your commercial site, we will enhance your landscape design. Our experienced arborists can help you select and plant trees ideally suited to thrive in the environment on your property. We have a thorough knowledge of tree species, providing you with a variety of noninvasive, native, drought-tolerant options. We can find solutions to enhance privacy, provide shade to reduce cooling costs, serve as a windbreak to reduce heating costs, improve air quality, control erosion on your San Jose area property, and more.

Planning for Long Term Plant Health

With proper care and maintenance, your trees will remain healthy, valuable assets within your landscape. After addressing the immediate needs of your plants, the knowledgeable arborists at our Seattle office will devise a long-term strategy to support the future health and longevity of your trees. Like the healthcare of people, vibrant, flourishing landscapes are the result of small, consistent investments in preventive care, directed by a professional arborist. 

Tree Safety and Maintenance

A skilled arborist can quickly identify the safety and maintenance needs of trees on your Sacramento property. Our knowledgeable arborists can help you control property liability ensuring adequate clearance surrounding trees for pedestrians, vehicles, and utilities. We perform regular trimming and pruning to remove damaged, diseased, or dead branches, clean up messy fruit that can pose trip hazards, and identify other potential risks before damage or injury can occur.

Meticulous Care, Unparalleled Services

Our professional arborists are renowned for their technical expertise, attention to detail, and superior customer service skills. We excel in providing tree care solutions that enhance the community while supporting and protecting the environment. Let us help you transform your west coast commercial or residential property, adding value and appeal with beautiful, healthy well-groomed trees.

Proper care of trees is an investment that generates considerable returns. Learn more about the complementary role an arborist can play in your commercial landscaping care program. Schedule a tree assessment, or contact your local San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco Bay Area, or Seattle Arborwell office to learn more today.

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ISA Certified Arborist

Why Hire ISA Certified Arborists in Seattle?

If you need tree management services in Seattle, it can be tempting to choose the contractor with the lowest price. However, tending trees is dangerous work, and choosing an arborist is a decision that you should not take lightly. Enlisting the help of a skilled ISA-certified arborist safeguards your business. Why should you hire ISA certified arborists in Seattle?

ISA Certified Arborists Have a Higher Level of Knowledge

At Arborwell, we understand that well-tended trees are an asset, and proper tree care is an investment in the future of your trees and the value of your property. Because we have your best interests at heart, our arborists are ISA-certified, with the knowledge and training to care for and maintain your trees safely.

Demonstrating their commitment to the care of your trees, our arborists have earned ISA certification, passing a comprehensive national examination administered by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). Each holds a degree in a related field from an accredited institute, with three or more years of full-time practical experience in arboriculture.

Training for Our ISA Certified Arborists Doesn’t End with an Exam

To maintain certification and stay up to date on the latest industry information and techniques, our arborists continue their educational journey throughout their careers. Our team is continually building its knowledge base, holding over 35 years of collective experience in arboriculture, horticulture, landscaping, forestry, and related fields. Our ISA affiliation gives us access to the latest industry research, information, and technological resources direct from the ISA, helping us effectively and efficiently manage any issue you may encounter with your trees.

Arborwell ISA Certified Arborists Adhere to a Strict Code of Ethics

In choosing the Arborwell team, you can avoid the problems and damage frequently experienced with inexperienced or unprofessional contractors. We will always provide you with a written proposal for all work. On-site, you can trust our arborists to have all the necessary credentials to provide top-notch service, including proper insurance and any required permitting.

We have the skills and experience to care for your trees properly, helping you circumvent property damage and injury from incorrect tree trimming and removal. Our crew is committed to helping you maintain the safety and longevity of your trees, protecting them from rough tree climbing methods and excess trimming that damage and threaten their lifespan. We ensure the safety of your trees and community bystanders throughout the process, completing each job with a thorough cleanup.

Why hire ISA certified arborists in Seattle? Customers choose Arborwell Professional Tree Management for our experience, qualifications, and reputation for safe, affordable tree services. Open up to a new level of tree care. Contact us to schedule a complimentary assessment from an ISA certified arborist today.

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What Is A Certified Arborist?

Trees can be incredibly beautiful features in your landscape, but they don’t get that way on their own. They require careful nurturing from certified arborists, using trimming, irrigation, fertilization and detailed health care plans. What does it mean to be a certified arborist and why do you need one for your commercial landscape?

At Arborwell Professional Tree Management, our certified arborists have years of training and experience caring for trees and can help the trees on your property to thrive. We serve commercial properties and estates in Seattle and California, and we know how to care for your trees no matter the climate and environment.

Not your average gardener

Being a certified arborist means that you have professional recognition as an arborist. You have undergone intense education about arboriculture and likely have years of experience looking after trees. Those who wish to obtain their certification must first write an exam, and to qualify for that exam you must have:

  • A degree in arboriculture, forestry, horticulture, or landscape architecture from an accredited school, or
  • More than 3 years of experience working in the field of arboriculture

Those who pass the difficult exam must also agree to sign the code of ethics, which serves as a guide for all certified arborists to follow. It ensures that customers receive a high quality of services and provides a template for behaviour and safe practices for all arborists to follow.

A certified arborist is not just someone who likes to garden. They are dedicated professionals who have spent years studying their craft and know how to properly take care of the trees on your property.

We provide professional care

Arborwell provides you with expert care from certified arborists. Whether your trees need help surviving drought conditions in California, or pest infestations in Seattle, our arborists can take care of it. We pride ourselves on making sure your trees receive the best care possible.

Now that you understand what a certified arborist is, and why they are the best choice when it comes to looking after the trees on your commercial property, make sure to call Arborwell Professional Tree Management today at 888-969-8733 or click here to visit our website.

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Seattle’s Urban Forest Progress and Role of Trees in the City

Well known for its wealth of forests and beautiful natural landscape, the city of Seattle is taking important steps to preserve its urban forests and ensure that they continue to thrive. They have created the Urban Forest Management Plan, which strives to maintain, improve and re-establish the urban population of trees in Seattle.

This is a complicated issue, but Arborwell Professional Tree Management believes it’s one that can and will be solved. Seattle’s urban forest progress has focused on planting and maintaining trees, as well as restoring parklands.

Why are tree so important?

Trees and forests play a very important role in our ecosystems. They absorb carbon dioxide and can store the carbon, while releasing the oxygen back into the air. This is a great way to combat the growing climate change issue. As well as providing clean air, a healthy forest can also offer habitat for wildlife, is more resistant to forest fires, reduce flooding and provide clean water, and fight back against disease and pest infestations more effectively.

Urban forests are a key part of Seattle’s ecosystem and the benefits from ensuring their health and vitality are crucial. The 2018 progress report shows that nearly 50,000 seedlings were planted, 134 acres of invasive species were removed from parklands, and over 5,000 trees were maintained to ensure continued growth.

What is Seattle’s goal?

The city of Seattle began its urban forest management plan with the goal of increasing its tree canopy cover to 30%. In a report from 2016, seen here, it was estimated that canopy cover was at 28%. The city has made great improvements to local urban forests and will continue to do so by keeping up with planting and maintenance efforts.

For owners of private estates or commercial properties in the Seattle area, the experts at Arborwell can help you with the trees on your property. We have years of experience providing excellent tree care and we can share our expertise with you.

If you are looking for a way to help with Seattle’s urban forest progress and understand the pivotal role of trees in the city, contact Arborwell today at 888-969-8733 or visit our website.

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What Is an Arboriculturist?

Though many people are aware that an arborist takes care of trees, they may not know that arborists are people who have studied the science of arboriculture. Arboriculture refers to the careful selection, planting and management of trees and shrubs. An arboriculturist, also known as an arborist, is a professional tree carer who utilizes specific methods to ensure that the trees in their care are happy and healthy.

Arborwell Professional Tree Management employs certified arborists who use arboriculture practices when caring for the trees on your commercial property. Our experts use these scientifically sound practices to ensure that your trees are cared for through every stage of their long lives.

What does an arboriculturist do?

An arboriculturist adheres to key values when it comes to taking care of trees. They are important factors in creating an environment in which your trees can thrive. When an arboriculturist cares for your trees, they will follow these values:

  • Choose a healthy sapling. An arboriculturist doesn’t want to start on the wrong foot. They will help to select the healthiest sapling that will grow into a strong tree. An unhealthy sapling may grow to be an unhealthy tree and lead to future headaches for you.
  • Be aware of the environment the tree is living in. Selecting the right tree for your environment can be the difference between life and death for that tree. An arboriculturist must be aware of the climate challenges that make up the environment and carefully select the right type of tree to thrive in those conditions.
  • Change the type of care as the tree grows. A young tree requires vastly different care than a well-established tree. Saplings grow at an intense pace and need help with maintaining a strong structure, while older trees require less hands-on care and more preventative measures.
  • Have a strong base of tree biology knowledge. If arboriculture was easy, everyone would be doing it. An arboriculturist must have extensive knowledge of the biological functions and requirements of trees in order to create wellness and management plans.
  • Employ preventative care. An established tree with a strong base looks as though it can survive any challenge. But trees are very sensitive to change, whether it be because of disease, pests, or weather changes. Arboriculturists use wellness plans as preventative measures to ensure that a tree is as stress-free as possible.

Arborwell can help your trees thrive

Arborists at Arborwell use these arboriculture methods when taking care of your trees. Our experts can explain what an arboriculturist does and share their knowledge to the benefit of your commercial property. Click here to request an arborist assessment with one of our experts or call us at 888-969-8733 today.

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What Does an Arborist Do?

Arborwell Professional Tree Management is dedicated to offering any and all tree care services your business’s needs. Our professional arborists are ISA-certified. This means they have written and passed exams designed to test their knowledge of the full range of tree care. At Arborwell our expert arborists provide tree care services such as:

  • Tree planting. What trees should you plant? Where is best place on your property to plant them to increase curb appeal while maintaining lawn health and a proper shade/sun ratio? If you are developing land and aren’t sure what type of trees to plant and where, our experts can help you make the most out of your property.
  • Water management. It isn’t easy keeping your trees properly watered, especially in drought season. Arborwell creates favorable watering conditions using appropriate irrigation techniques and water-conserving mulch.
  • Tree removal. If you have a dying or unsafe tree on your property, our arborists are trained to remove it safely and efficiently.
  • Tree Transplanting. A tree that needs to be transplanted is in good hands with our professionals. They will take care of your tree before and after to ensure minimization of transplant shock.
  • Tree trimming. Trees need regular trimming to maintain peak health and beauty. Our team is outfitted with the proper equipment and knowledge to safely and easily trim your trees.
  • Pest control. Arborists are trained in studying damaged trees to determine if harmful insects like aphids or caterpillars are destroying them. After identifying the problem, we will create a wellness plan to help your trees recover and stay protected against pests.
  • Tree fertilization. Proper fertilization of your trees can help them live longer, look healthier and build resistance to pests and disease. Arborwell has the knowledge to help your trees stay happy and healthy.

Contact Us Today Regarding Tree Health

At Arborwell Professional Tree Management, we offer our services for all aspects of tree care at locations across California and Washington.

For more information about what our arborists can do for you call us at 888-969-8733 or click here to request an estimate for a complimentary tree assessment.

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What Does An Arboriculturist Do?

Let’s answer a common question: what does an arboriculturist do?

An Arborwell arboriculturist, also known as an arborist, studies and manages the health of trees. Their focus differs from that of other tree professionals, such as foresters, who concentrate on the management of large areas of trees.

Arborists are essential to Arborwell’s mission of preserving trees in our service areas. Conditions in urban areas stress trees. Pollution, compacted soil, traffic collisions, and root restrictions because of building foundations, roadways and underground pipes all reduce the lifespan of a tree in the city.

An arborist helps a tree thrive despite these conditions. Experienced arborists are skilled at evaluating trees by inspecting growth rate, leaf color, peeling bark, signs of mildew, growths, and oozing fluid.

They then devise a plan to bring the tree back to robust health. Strong trees are important chiefly because of their environmental benefits, which include:

  • Producing oxygen. An acre of trees produces enough oxygen for 18 people in a year.
  • Absorbing pollution. Trees act as filters, removing odors, particulates, and gases such as nitrogen oxide from our air.
  • Providing shade. The urban tree canopy shields us from ultraviolet rays while cooling our buildings and streets.
  • Slowing runoff. When it rains, trees slow water runoff, preventing soil erosion and allowing moisture to seep into the ground.
  • Creating homes for wildlife. Insects such as bees, squirrels, birds, possums, and other animals live in our trees and keep the ecology in balance.

Beyond the environment, trees also increase property values by adding beauty to city lots and streets and improve the attitudes of humans. Neighborhoods that are well-landscaped with trees have been shown to experience lower crime rates than barren neighborhoods.

Arborwell arborists also consider the conditions of the city in which they practice. An arborist in Sacramento, for example, looks for indications the tree is getting enough water in periods of drought. Our arborists in Seattle guard against tree diseases that exist in the northwest’s cool, moist climate.

How a Skilled Arborist Cares for Trees

Arborwell arborists in Oakland and the East Bay, San Diego, the San Francisco Peninsula, Seattle, Sacramento, and Seattle care for all types of tree species. They are experts in the areas of:

  • Trimming a tree is a science and an art. Precision cutting of branches removes dead wood, promotes growth, and gives a tree an appealing shape. 
  • A planting location must meet a tree’s soil, moisture, and sun needs, as well as provide enough space for roots and the canopy spread. 
  • Providing adequate moisture, periodic fertilization, and immediate attention to any damage keeps a tree looking beautiful and helps fight off diseases. 
  • As a last resort, removing a tree may be sometimes be necessary. An arborist knows how to take down a tree safely and quickly when branches or roots interfere with structures or lightning, wind, vehicle collisions, or disease cause irreparable damage.

Call Arborwell For Skilled Tree Care

We hope this blog post has answered the question, what does an arboriculturist do? Put our skilled arborists to work on your property. Call 888-969-8733 today to schedule a consultation.

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