Spring is in full bloom, and with Arbor Day coming up this Friday, you’re probably thinking about planting a new trees in your back yard. This is the perfect time of year to celebrate the wondrous benefits of trees, and to make a wise investment by planting a shade tree in your yard. But before you plant, take some advice from the experts to ensure your new tree lives a long, healthy life.
A tree care professional - or arborist - is a person trained to perform the special practices related to safe, efficient tree care. Arborists usually work on a tree crew made of 2-4 arborists or arborist trainees. Many arborists climb the trees they are working on, but many do not. There are a number of tree care maintenance tasks that are accomplished at ground level, and some are accomplished below ground.