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The definition of arboriculture is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. The science of arboriculture studies how these plants grow and respond to their environment and to human intervention.


A certified arborist is therefore a specialist in the cultivation and care of trees and shrubs, including tree surgery, the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tree diseases, and the control of pests.


The arboriculture Experts on JustAnswer are always available to answer your tree, shrub and landscaping questions without having to schedule a visit to your property. You can even ask follow-up questions, and approve payment only when you’re completely satisfied.

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How to get your arboriculture problems solved


The Experts have answered hundreds of questions, including questions like:


  • How do you find a qualified ISA-certified arborist if the local county extension service doesn’t have any available?
  • What kind of tree has single needles attaching to and spiraling around the stem?
  • What tree should I plant near my house that will provide shade without damaging the house with its roots?
  • If I trim branches that are overhanging a neighbor’s yard, will I kill the tree?
  • Is the greenish growth on the trees in our yard harmful to the trees?
  • What is the fair market value of a 27-year-old, 60-foot water oak tree?
  • How should I apply a systemic action fungicide – spray it on the tree or soak the roots?

When preparing to speak to an Expert on JustAnswer, you’ll want to have certain information ready to help the Expert arrive at an answer quickly. You will probably be asked:


  • What climate are you in?
  • Do you plan on doing work on your trees or shrubs yourself?
  • What other trees, shrubs or plants are near the plant in question?
  • Where will any new plants be located in terms of sunlight and water supply?

There’s no need to pay a tree service hundreds of dollars when you can get a quick, affordable answer from the professional landscapers and arboriculture specialists on JustAnswer.