Archives for Tree Services

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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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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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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