The Japanese Beetle Is Invasive Pest Threatening Oregon (Part 2)

If you have not already read it, here’s a link to Part 1 of this post. How they spread from one area to another Because they are flyers, the beetles spread naturally and often fly short distances between plants.  In fact, they have the capability to fly up to 5 miles with the help of […]

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The Japanese Beetle Is Invasive Pest Threatening Oregon (Part 1)

The Japanese beetle has been in the U.S. since 1916 and has slowly spread throughout all the states east of the Mississippi River except for Florida and Louisiana. Over the last 30 years, it’s been detected in various parts of Oregon but the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) has been able to eradicate it every […]

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General Tree Service Chosen By ODA For Japanese Beetle Eradication

General Tree Service is proud to have been awarded the contract for the Japanese Beetle Eradication program by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA). Our staff is familiar with the destructive nature of the Japanese Beetle and recognize both the short and long term effects it may have if not effectively dealt with now. Japanese […]

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Tree Preservation Grant For Portland And Vancouver

Do you have a tree or trees that are in need of care? General Tree Service offers its Tree Preservation Grant program to help save trees that would otherwise not get the care they need. Organizations and individuals in the metropolitan Portland Oregon or Vancouver Washington area are eligible.  Get your application by calling General […]

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Arboriculture Career Is Rewarding And Full Of Opportunities

Some people just aren’t cut out to work a desk job and seek a more fulfilling job that incorporates some aspects of what they love to do.  So, if you love nature and want a job that offers variety then a career in arboriculture may be for you. Why choose a job in arboriculture? Maybe […]

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Storm Recovery Tips For Portland Homeowners

If you live in the Portland-Vancouver area, you’re familiar with our powerful storms and know that once the winds have subsided, it’s time to assess the damage.  While trees are made to bent in the wind, not all make it through our mighty gale force winds unscathed so here are storm recovery tips from General […]

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Tree Consulting Services for Portland Oregon and SW Washington

As a full-service tree company, General Tree Services provides service to Portland Oregon and SW Washington though many people may not be aware of our tree consulting services. We have many certified arborists and tree professionals on staff that offer consultations for a wide variety of tree-related reasons. From the homeowner who needs a hazard […]

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What You Need To Know About Portland Chip Drop

What is Chip Drop? Chip Drop matches people who want free or inexpensive wood chips with Portland Oregon arborists and tree companies who have a constant supply and would prefer to see them put to good use.  People looking for free or cheap wood chips can sign up on the Portland Chip Drop website for […]

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Welcome Customers of Landscape Spray Service in McMinnville

General Tree Service, located in Beaverton Oregon, is excited to announce that we are assuming the responsibility and care for customers of Landscape Spray Service in McMinnville. Owned and operated by Cliff and Merlynne Parker, Landscape Spray Service has been a fixture in the McMinnville community for years. Quality service will continue Ray Carter, general […]

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Ready For Winter? Pruning Trees Should Be Part Of Winter Prep

Our storm season is just getting started and while you may have prepared your Portland home for high winds and rain, have you done the same for your trees? Preventative pruning can decrease chance of damage The high winds that often accompany our storm systems can wreak havoc to your property when branches fall or […]

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