Frequently Asked Questions & Tree Tips

How can I care for my trees myself cost effectively?

The single best thing for your trees and shrubs is Mulch. Mulch is often applied on the root ball with the intention of conserving moisture in the root ball. Mulch allows protection of the tree’s roots. By learning more about Evergreen Landscape Care & Tree Services, you can make informed decisions about mulching. This can also prevent weeds from growing around the tree, assuring proper nutrients reach the roots promoting a healthy living plant.

Why should I hire a professional to care for the trees on my property?

A recent study published in the Journal of Arboriculture have shown that it is more beneficial for the tree’s health and your wallet to prune them on a regular basis. Real Estate Appraisers say that trees can increase the value of your property up to 25% if properly cared for.

How much does it cost to cut down a tree?

This is the number one question we hear as a full service arborist company: what is the COST? It is nearly impossible to give a set price for a tree removal or pruning job without specific information and viewing the tree and it’s surroundings. Every tree and location are different and the cost to remove or prune a tree is based on various factors. Call us today and we will give you a free estimate!

What is the difference between stump removal and stump grinding?

Stump removal is digging out and hauling off a stump. Stump grinding uses a machine to “shred” the stump in the ground. This process produces stump grindings, which is a mixture of wood chips and dirt that gets backfilled in. If you need help with tree care or stump removal, visit Rich’s Tree Service serving all of Portland to learn more about their expert service.

Do you trim all species of trees?

Yes. We trim all varieties with very few exceptions.

How do you remove trees from difficult locations without damaging anything?

We have over 3 decades of experience and we use specialized equipment to facilitate even the hardest removal. Whether using a crane to lift them out or rope and rigging to piece them out, our experienced crews make sure to protect your surrounding property.

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