Tree Care Terminology

Arborist – A specialist in the care of woody plants, especially trees. The different abilities and skills between Arborist is huge. Like any industry there is the best and the not so best.

Arboriculture – The planting and care of woody plants; especially trees.

Urban Forest – Trees that reside in an urban environment like a city.

Arbor Day – An unofficial holiday for the public awareness of trees observed in all 50 states, most often on the last Friday in April.