An arborist consultation is a great way to find out in depth info about your specific trees and yard. Equipped with the knowledge from a consultation, the owner with be able to make the best decision to fix their problems. !
A certified arborist must decide specifically which trees or shrubs require attention and write a written report of the facts together with recommended solutions.
Before you hire an arborist, make sure he or she is certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). To be certified as an ISA Certified Arborist, an individual must have at least three years' experience in tree care and have received at least 100 hours of education and training.
The first step to tree health is prevention, which requires a proper understanding of the tree's needs and how to meet them.
The first step to tree health is prevention, which requires a proper understanding of the tree's needs and how to meet them. Knowing what a tree needs is often difficult for homeowners because there are so many variables involved in keeping a healthy tree.
The best way to ensure that your trees thrive is by having arborists regularly inspect them and give advice about maintenance practices. During an arborist consultation, we will check for signs of disease or pests and make recommendations based on our findings. If you notice something unusual about your trees, don't hesitate to call us as soon as possible—the earlier we detect an issue with your trees, the better chance you have of keeping them healthy!
During a consultation we can diagnose disease or pests, based on symptoms such as mushrooms at the base of the tree or damage to leaves, bark, roots or shoots.
During a consultation, we'll diagnose disease or pests based on symptoms such as mushrooms at the base of the tree or damage to leaves, bark, roots or shoots. Signs of poor health include:
Browning or yellowing leaves that fall off
Swelling around the trunk
Shoots growing from old wood (the layer below the bark) instead of new growth coming out of buds at branch tips
We can analyze your complete property and make recommendations if there are any invasive species of trees on the premises that need to be removed.
If you're not sure what an invasive species is, it's a plant that has been introduced to an area where it wasn't originally native. The most common example of invasive plants in the United States would be kudzu. There are many other types of invasive plants, though, including nutria, mimosa and Japanese knotweed. These plants can have a negative effect on your property by taking over space that could be better used for other purposes and by damaging the environment with their roots or leaves.
There are several ways to recognize when there are invasive species growing on your property:
If you see any type of grass growing in areas where there isn't usually any grass (such as near streams or ponds) then this could be an indicator that there is an invasive species nearby!
Consulting with an expert arborist is often the best way to solve your tree problems.
Consulting with an expert arborist is often the best way to solve your tree problems. Arborists are trained to diagnose and treat tree disease and pests, so they can help you save a sick or damaged tree. They can also prevent future problems by providing regular maintenance like pruning, fertilizing, and cabling/bracing of branches.
Arborists understand the needs of your trees, which helps them find solutions that work for your situation. They'll recommend treatments based on what's best for the health of your trees—not just what's most cost-effective or convenient for you.
We hope that you’ve found this guide helpful. If you have any questions about our services or consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact us