General Tree Service Acquires Peacock Tree Preservation

We are excited to announce that Peacock Tree Preservation, LLC is now a branch of General Tree Service. Stephen Peacock, the previous owner will work with General Tree during the transition period to ensure all his former clients are well taken care of by our staff. Trusted name in the tree industry Located in Beaverton, […]

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What Does A Plant Health Care Program Look Like?

In our last post, we explained a Plant Health Care (PHC) Program focuses on preventing problems as healthy plants will be able to fight off most pest and diseases. As with humans, it’s less expensive to prevent a problem in your Portland landscape than to have to deal with it after the fact.  This post […]

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Why General Tree Service Is A Great Place To Work In Portland Oregon

Family owned and operated by Clint Landon,  we have been a leader in the arboricultural industry ever since we opened our doors in 1924 and started doing business in Portland. Offering a wide range of tree care services from removal to pruning to landscape maintenance to holiday lighting, we serve Portland Oregon and the surrounding […]

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Why Portland homeowners should choose an accredited tree care company

Trees are an important part of our lives.  Not only do they add beauty to our world, they also add value to your home and property while reducing the cost of cooling your home in the summer and heating it in the winter. In addition, they are good for the environment as they help reduce […]

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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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