Ask An Arborist

Ask an Arborist: How do I Hire an Arborist?

By Arbor Day Foundation | May 12, 2017

An arborist is a professional trained in the art and science of planting, caring, and maintaining individual trees. Arborists are required to continue their education to maintain certification. So they’re likely to be well trained on the latest techniques in arboriculture.

The day-to-day maintenance of trees may not involve an arborist. But when it comes to tree health and safety, such as diagnosing disease or pruning mature trees, these skilled experts are the best resource to protecting your trees.

Before you hire an arborist, there are factors to consider. Hiring an arborist is an investment, but the cost of poor tree care is far greater. Find out how to hire an arborist and where to find one locally.

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3 Comments

  • Reply Maxmius Daren May 18, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    Arborist art the great gurdian of the tree. It is an nice guide to call them.

  • Reply Carl Smith July 16, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    I agree that poor tree care may cost you more in the long run. Getting an arborist gives you the confidence that your tree is in good hands.

  • Reply James Frazer July 20, 2017 at 7:34 am

    Very good tips in the video, it’s short and makes it clear what to look at, especially for people who want to hire an arborist for the first time. It’s good to see more and more people being aware of the needs that trees have and that they are taking care of them more and more. We need trees to breath and they need us to grow better.

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