Why use a
Certified Arborists are tree care specialists
dedicated to excellence in the field of Arboriculture. They
are highly qualified in the care of your valuable trees and
shrubs with knowledge of the most up-to-date advances, and
proven age-old techniques.
Certified Arborists are widely recognised professionals.
They are educated and trained in:
• Diagnosis and treatment of your tree and
shrub related problems.
• Proper pruning and management techniques for your
valuable trees and shrubs.
• Understanding tree biology.
• Identifying and selecting the appropriate trees and
shrubs for your landscape.
• Installation and establishment of trees and shrubs
to enhance your landscape.
• Understanding the delicate soil and water relationships
that affect tree and shrub health.
• Nutrition requirements and fertilisation techniques
to keep your trees and shrubs in peak form.
• Recognising certain tree hazards and construction
To maintain and beautify the world around
us, residential property, commercial property, or the town
you live in, Certified Arborists are there to help you.
To qualify as a Certified Arborist, an experienced tree care
professional must pass an extensive examination developed
by an international panel of experts in the industry and academia.
The International Society of Arboriculture maintains this
voluntary certification program.
The educational program does not stop with
testing. A Certified Arborist must keep abreast of new technology
by attending seminars and reviewing the latest publications
to obtain necessary continuing education credits.
In today’s fragile environment, a Certified Arborist
can maintain your landscape and help you preserve the aesthetic
and ecological value of your trees and shrubs.
Do not hesitate to ask any prospective
arborist to see their International Society of Arboriculture
(ISA) Certification Identification Card. This will show a
unique number that can be verified on the (ISA) website, simply
click on the ISA member logo on the home page for a link to