Archives for Tree Services

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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Ailing Tree In Your Portland Yard? Try Our Root Zone Enhancement Treatment

Trees are valuable for many reasons.  They’re beautiful, increase property value and most importantly, play a critical role in our environment.  For all these reasons, you want to keep the trees in your Portland area yard healthy as they cannot easily be replaced. If one dies, any tree planted in its place will be much […]

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How To Prevent Storm Damage To Your Portland Home Pt.3

Part 3 of a 3 part series Types of storm damage to trees There are many different kinds of storm damage. Each is the result of every tree having its own unique mix of elements that combine to form a history. These elements include its past pruning, the tree’s structure and natural or environmental factors. […]

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How To Prevent Storm Damage To Your Portland Home Pt.2

Part 2 of a 3-part series The key to preventing storm damage to your Portland home or property is to look for conditions that predispose a tree to damage and if possible, correct the issue before damage is done. We have listed the general areas of concern below along with explanations of them. Form of […]

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