Tree Trimming, Tree Removal & Stump Grinding by The Branch

The Branch is a team of certified Arborists providing a variety of tree care services including safe tree removal, tree trimming and pruning, stump grinding and landscaping.  We serve home owners, gated communities and businesses in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, Poway and other surrounding cities in North County, San Diego. Our friendly professionals are committed to providing excellent customer service and expert tree care services. We also offer free estimates for our services.

More than Just Tree Trimming and Removal

Investing in the expertise of certified arborists for your tree care needs is not just a prudent decision; it's an investment in the long-term health, safety, and beauty of your property's greenery. Certified arborists bring a wealth of knowledge, skill, and experience to every aspect of tree care, from trimming and pruning to removal, stump grinding, and beyond. When it comes to tree trimming and pruning, our arborists possess an understanding of tree biology and growth patterns.

They can identify and execute precise cuts that promote optimal health and growth while maintaining the structural integrity of the tree. This meticulous approach not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your landscape but also reduces the risk of disease, pests, and structural weaknesses that can compromise tree health over time. In the unfortunate event that a tree needs to be removed, hiring certified arborists is essential for ensuring the job is done safely and efficiently. With their specialized training and equipment, arborists can safely dismantle even the largest and most complex trees without causing damage to surrounding property or endangering nearby structures.

Moreover, they have the expertise and equipment to assess the risk factors associated with tree removal, such as proximity to power lines or buildings, and take appropriate precautions to mitigate potential hazards.

Why Hiring a Certified Arborist is an Investment in Tree Health and Risk Mitigation

Stump grinding and removal are often overlooked aspects of tree care, but they are crucial for preventing safety hazards and promoting healthy regrowth in your landscape. Our arborists have the equipment and expertise to grind stumps down to below-ground level, eliminating trip hazards and creating space for new plantings. Additionally, they can advise on strategies for replanting in the area once the stump has been removed, ensuring a seamless transition and promoting the long-term health of your landscape.

Beyond these core services, certified arborists offer a wide range of other tree care solutions tailored to your property's unique needs. Whether it's disease diagnosis and treatment, insect management, or root zone management, arborists have the knowledge and tools to address a variety of tree health issues effectively. In summary, hiring our certified arborists for your tree care needs is an investment that pays dividends in the form of healthier, safer, and more beautiful landscapes. Their expertise and dedication to excellence ensure that your trees receive the care they need to thrive for generations to come, enhancing the value and beauty of your property in the process.

Exceptional Services We Offer

Since 1986, The Branch has been providing high-quality tree care along with fair prices in San Marcos and Escondido, California, and the surrounding areas. When you hire The Branch, you are getting the best in tree service from a trusted company with more than 30 years of experience. Our Arborists provide quality Tree Trimming, Tree Removal, Stump Grinding, Brush Chipping, Tree Planting, Root Barriers, Bush/Shrub, and Hedge Trimming Services Throughout The Community. We are a family-owned business run by a father and son, dedicated to maintaining your trees so that they are safe and attractive.


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Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau

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About Our Company

The Branch Established in 1986.
Derek Long started his business when a relative asked him to trim a tree for her. She seemed to like his work, so he bought a small trailer and started advertising for tree service, and the rest is history.

Derek and his son Trevor Long are a family owned business who work together as a team dedicated to upgrading your home or property's aesthetic appeal and value. We strive to be experts in tree trimming, tree removal, stump removal, and brush chipping. We can also advise you regarding your landscaping needs.

Our goal is to be professional in our work, prompt in our appointments, honest in our assessments, and courteous with our customers. We give our customers free estimates and offer our services to residential as well as to commercial customers.

We have found a profession that allows us to improve the environment within our community, and we want to do all we can to give our customers fair prices along with the highest quality of work.


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