Archives for Tree Services

Frequently Asked Questions From Portland Homeowners

This is Part 2 of our FAQ blog series and it focuses on trees. Why should I prune my trees? Makes the tree structurally stronger. Maintains safety by removing dead and dying wood that is more prone to breaking and causing damage. Improves the tree’s health by thinning the tree to increase light and air […]

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Cast Your Vote For Beaverton’s Favorite Tree

The city of Beaverton is seriously dedicated to the health of all their trees as every year their city arborists care for more than 20,000 local trees.  Therefore, General Tree Service is excited to help promote Beaverton’s Favorite Tree Contest. The city of Beaverton is asking all its citizens to participate by casting a vote […]

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Winter Is Great Time For Pruning Trees In Portland

At General Tree Service, we have a saying, “It’s always a good time to prune” though the winter months are an especially good time for pruning trees.  Why?  Winter is the dormant season and the branches are bare thus making it easier for arborists to determine its structural pruning needs. Role of pruning in tree’s […]

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What You Need To Know About Portland Chip Drop

Located in Beaverton, Oregon, General Tree Service serves the entire Portland-Vancouver area and is providing the following information about Chip Drop as a courtesy to our customers. 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 […]

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Tree Preservation Grant Helps Save Trees In 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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Forest Grove Sequoia Tree Removal Used In Playground Creation

General Tree Service carried out a large-scale tree removal for a giant sequoia in Forest Grove’s historic district. One of the largest trees in the city, it was removed during a multi-day process that involved closing the street for safety reasons and to make room for necessary equipment. History of the 148-year-old sequoia Planted in […]

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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 ISA Certified Arborists with Tree Risk Assessment qualification to consult for a wide variety of tree-related issues for both residential and commercial clients. From […]

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Growing Customer Relationships Is Focus Of General Tree Service

Connecting with Portland customers via Social Media Part 1 of a 3-part series We like to say we’re big enough to provide all the tree, shrub and plant care you may need though small enough to care for each customer as if they’re our only customer. While many things have changed in the tree care […]

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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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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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