How to Choose the Best Expert for the Job

Many homeowners don’t know the difference between a landscaper and an tree service. You may think their services are interchangeable, but when something goes awry, you want the right person for the job. So which specialist is equipped to handle your landscape woes?

When to Call a Tree Service

tree service professionalTree services are pros when it comes to handling mature trees. That means anything from pruning to tree removal to stump grinding is in their wheelhouse. Why is it important to call a pro? Removing limbs or trunks from mature trees is dangerous work. If undertaken by someone uncertified, there’s a good chance that something—or someone—might get damaged in the process. Tree service experts have special tools and the required experience to resolve the problem safely and precisely, so you get the best results without worrying about damages.

When to Call a Landscaper

Landscapers take care of design and maintenance for lawns, flowerbeds, irrigation systems, and small, ornamental trees. If you need general maintenance like light pruning, weeding, or trimming the grass, they’re your guys. Their artists’ eye makes them your go-to pros when you want to dress your yard to impress . . . even if you’re just impressing yourself!

When to Put Down the Phone

Do you have a green thumb? Good for you! With a little time and effort, you can take care of basic pruning and shaping, mowing, weeding, and planting flowers. Just don’t overextend yourself (or your helpers). If there’s a risk of injury, always call an expert.

If you’re still not sure whether to call a landscaper or a tree service, we have good news: you don’t have to choose! At Mr. Tree and Lawn Service, we’re licensed, insured, and experienced in handling your toughest landscaping problems, from planting the tiniest flowers to removing the tallest trees. If your landscape needs a little love, it’s time to call Mr. Tree.