General Tree Service
serving Portland Oregon and southwest Washington for over 90 years.
From its first customers in 1924, General Tree Service has grown to serve thousands of customers in the greater Portland Oregon & Vancouver WA area, along with the entire Willamette Valley. With our office located in Beaverton, we are able to provide quick service to both residential and commercial clients throughout the greater Portland metro area.
Our commitment to quality and customer service has remained unchanged for over 90 years.
Certified arborist keeps your trees and landscape healthy
Our team is made up of International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborists, tree and shrub specialists, insect and disease control technicians and landscape care experts. When caring for the landscape at your Portland home or business, our certified arborists use the proper techniques to ensure your trees and shrubs have a long and healthy life.
Ongoing training through workshops and seminars keep our staff up-to-date on new techniques in the industry.
General Tree's Management Team
Owned by Clint Landon, the General Tree team is led by a management team that takes great pride in having been with the company for over 10 years. Working together for so long means we have perfected the art of customer service so you’ll be happy with our work.
To deliver the absolute best service, our management staff is divided into geographical regions so they can take care of the customers in their specific area. This type of individual focus is how we are able to give our customers complete satisfaction, which keeps them coming back year after year.
- Owner/President and Vancouver Representative: Clint Landon
- General Manager: Ray Carter
- Operations Manager: Steve Zetterlund
- Crew Manager: Eric Brockmeyer
- Commercial Representative: Jim Sherwood
- Area Representative North Side: Dave Gaugel
- Area Representative South Side: Greg Doering
- Area Representative East Side: Kevin Murphy
- Area Representative West Side: Iris Reimnitz
- Area Representative McMinnville: Scott Lee
- Human Resources: Debbie Gardner
We are one of the first companies in the Pacific Northwest to be accredited under a new Tree Care Accreditation program administered by the Tree Care Industry Association.
To obtain this accreditation, we have undergone and extensive review of our business practices, including an on-site audit performed by TCIA personnel.
General Tree is an outstanding locally owned professional company that you can count on. Quality services at a great price.
- Chuck T., Grounds/Security Manager - Willamette View
We consider ourselves to be environmentalists at General Tree Service; charged with maintaining the health of your outdoor environment.
We take that charge seriously and are committed to using the most environmentally responsible products available.
Our goal at General Tree Service is your complete satisfaction. We have a commitment to working with you to create a beautiful, healthy landscape for your continued enjoyment.
When you call us for an evaluation of your landscape, our professionals will explain our programs, answer all your questions and provide recommendations and solutions to help care for your landscape needs.
Our commercial and residential landscape maintenance and lawn services can be customized to fit your specific needs.
Plant Health Care Services
Our customized tree and shrub care programs strengthen plant health and nutrition to ward off diseases and pest infestations.
- Inspections and treatments
- Environmentally friendly products
- Orchard programs for fruit trees
- Elm protection
- Oak preservation
- Leaf spot control
Tree and Shrub Care Services
- Insect and disease control programs
- Shade and ornamental tree pruning
- Shrub pruning
- Cabling and bracing
- Tree removal and stump grinding
- Specialty pruning services, such as containment or vista pruning
- Work done by certified arborist
Lawn Care Services
- Weekly maintenance programs
- Fertilization, weed and insect control
- Lime/moss control applications
- Vacation care
- Power washing of hard surfaces
- Weekly and monthly maintenance
- Seasonal cleanups
- Planting and transplanting
- Weed and brush control
- Bulb planting
- Annual color spot rotations
- Container planting for decks or porches
- Compost and bark dust installation
Holiday and Special Events Lighting
- Design, installation, takedown and storage
- Holiday lighting of homes and landscapes
- Wreaths, garlands and specialty decorations
- Commercial and residential services
- Start taking appointments in July to discuss decor
- Tree and shrub evaluations
- Insurance and tax loss appraisals
- Pre-construction planning
- Evaluations by certified arborists
Safe Access Lifts
If you are looking for a cost-effective way to solve your accessibility problems, then a Teupen lift is the answer.
As an affiliate of General Tree Service and the West Coast distributor for Teupen, Safe Access Lifts offers a variety of Teupen models. Visit the Safe Access Lifts website for more information.