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Tree Removal Services

Whether you need emergency tree removal in Marietta, GA, or are looking for a reliable tree removal company, we've got you covered. Our services ensure safety and efficiency, minimizing impact on your landscape.

Tree Trimming And Pruning

Enhance the health and aesthetics of your trees with our professional tree pruning and trimming services in Marietta. Our team ensures your trees are cared for with precision and expertise.

Plant Healthcare

Trust us for top-notch tree fertilization services to keep your trees thriving. Our certified arborists in Marietta, GA, are experts in maintaining tree health and vitality.

Arborist Consultation

Our certified arborists have the training and experience to explain how and, more importantly, why a certain type of work is recommended.

Storm Damage

Sometimes it is difficult to find a tree removal service during a natural disaster, or when you need one due to randomly fallen trees caused by rain, but we always rush to help and we give priority treatment to all people affected by storm damage.

Green Waste

Atlanta Arbor’s Green Waste Division offers its customers a hauling service like no other. Not only do we pick up and haul away all of your larger-than-life trunk pieces, we also take care of any other necessary clean-up and debris removal.

Free Mulch Delivery

Enhance your landscape while promoting soil health with our free mulch delivery service, a sustainable solution from Atlanta Arborist
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Tree Reduction

Tree reduction involves selectively cutting back a tree's branches and canopy to decrease its overall size. This technique is distinct from tree topping or thinning as it focuses on reducing the tree's height and spread while maintaining its natural form
The Atlanta Arbor team carrying out tree reduction services

Tree Thinning

Atlanta's urban landscapes thrive with well-maintained trees, and tree thinning is vital to this upkeep.
Atlanta Arbor Team carrying out Tree Thinning

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About us
Our job is to do it right and to do it well

Welcome to Atlanta Arbor Tree Care Specialist, LLC, where your landscape’s health and beauty are our top priority. As a dynamic team in Marietta, GA, we bring over 30 years of combined expertise in tree care services.

Our founder, Josh Marotta, has shaped a company that stands for meticulous attention to detail, a deep understanding of arboriculture, and a commitment to environmentally responsible practices.

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Absolutely amazing experience
Absolutely amazing experience with Atlanta Arbor from start to finish. I called Josh the morning after a large lightning strike - he was extremely responsive and had one of his arborists out immediately to assess the damage and come up with a plan. The work was completed quickly, professionally and at what I felt was a fair price. They also dealt with the permit and all communication with the city, which can be a huge headache. Highly recommend Atlanta Arbor to anyone in need of tree care services. We’re happy to have found our new arborist and will absolutely use them again.
Kate Beiser Connolly
The best price & service
Arborist came out to inspect the trees in my yard. After we talked about everything, he walked the yard, took photos, and sent me the estimate with the pictures snd referencing what he picture was. The crew worked quickly, even blowing all the leaves. I had 3 estimates for the work ranging from $6500 to $11,500. There price was the best.
Carolyn Benkowitz
Professional, prompt with great communication
Nick and his team did a great job on our backyard. They were professional and prompt with great communication at every step. They removed five compromised or dead trees. They also brought in a forestry mower and really opened up some space in our backyard by clearing the brush. The difference is amazing! We are so inspired as we look at our clean slate and open spaces.
Morgan Lepard
Special care for our oldest trees
Atlanta Arbor has been providing professional care for our giant 200+ oak tree for several years now. Clearly a tree that old is very special and rare and we don't trust its care to just anyone, and they help keep it vibrant and beautiful with annual inspections and a health plan. When ever we have needed Atlanta Arbor for any tree related issue they have been right there. Couldn't be happier to work with them.
Amy Hale
Atlanta Arbor does amazing work!
Atlanta Arbor does amazing work! Especially Ty, he's the best and friendliest specialist who will come out to survey your yard for you! They work with you as far as cost goes and are very accommodating. I will definitely be scheduling Atlanta Arbor for any future yard and/or tree service that I need!
Maggie Thomas
We had a great experience working with Atlanta Arbor!
We had a great experience working with Atlanta Arbor! They explained all of our choices and were very professional. Highly recommend them. Ryan was great and easy to work with. We love our new backyard! Thank you
Kirsten Larson
Super friendly and knowledgeable service
The easiest tree removal process! Ryan was fantastic to work with - he was able to answer all of my questions and advised me on which trees to prioritize. AA handled all the permitting and the trees were cut down safely and carried away so I was left with a clean yard. Super friendly and knowledgeable service- I will definitely be calling them again!
Kate Perry
Atlanta Arbor offers superior service
Atlanta Arbor is the best of the best when it comes to tree care services. They’ve completed 2 major projects for us in the past 2 years, removing, pruning, and fertilizing a variety of large trees close to our house. From the initial consultation with their very knowledgeable arborist Kyle, to the final cleanup by the meticulous crew, every detail was flawless. Atlanta Arbor went above and beyond to perform the broad scope of work we requested. Despite the 90-degree heat, the crew completed each task like a well-organized precision team. They were incredibly skilled at removing large branches and trees close to the house without damaging our property. We highly recommend them.
Marie Hicks
My first choice for tree care
From start to finish, Atlanta Arbor offers superior service. Since having a very large, very old oak fall on my house, I've been a believer in regular tree maintenance. Ty Phillips, the certified arborist with Atlanta Arbor, provided the information I needed to make decisions about the trees on my property. He was professional, knowledgeable, and practical. The crew of three arrived on time. It was easy to communicate with the foreman in English. They were all skilled, hard-working, and professional. I was impressed by how they worked together as a team. I'm not an expert, but it looked like they all had proper gear - helmets, ear protection, ropes and equipment in good condition. The chipper was able to handle large diameter branches and trunks and produced a fine mulch (no big chunks). They left my property in better condition than it was when they arrived. Pricing was very reasonable, and the company carries liability insurance. This is the second time I've chosen Atlanta Arbor, and they will remain my first choice for tree care next time.
Michele Ritan

Sandy Springs Tree Ordinances

* This is a page created by Atlanta Arbor for informational purposes. If you need tree trimming in call us, if you need help with a tree ordinance in , call the city’s number which we have conveniently listed on this page in purple.

Permit Required: Yes


    • Any hardwood or pine tree 18″ Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) or larger

    • A Dogwood or Redbud 10′′ DBH or larger

    • Any tree located within the Chattahoochee River Corridor or a Stream Buffer (the Chattahoochee River Corridor is any property within 2000 feet from the banks of the Chattahoochee River. A Stream Buffer is the 75′ protection corridor along designated streams and bodies of water)

    • If a hardwood or pine tree is less than 18″ DBH, or a Dogwood or Redbud tree is less than 10″ DBH, AND not located in a stream buffer, AND your property is not in the River Corridor, you do not need a permit.

    • A tree removal permit is not required if the tree is dead, dying, or hazardous. However, you must notify the City Arborist at [email protected] with evidence in the form of a report or pictures.

Landmark Tree:

    • Hardwood tree 27 inches DBH or larger;

    • Pine tree 30 inches DBH or larger; or

    • Dogwood or redbud tree ten inches DBH or larger being in fair or better condition.

Fee: None

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Tree Statistics for Sandy Springs, Georgia

Fulton County housed 63.0 kha of natural forest in 2010, representing 51% of its land area. By 2022, the county had lost 373 ha of this forest, releasing 159 kt of CO₂ emissions.

From 2001 to 2022, Fulton County experienced a loss of 15.6 kha of tree cover. This corresponds to an 18% decrease since 2000 and resulted in 5.79 Mt of CO₂e emissions.

In the two decades from 2000 to 2020, Fulton County saw a net decrease of 2.34 kha (2.3%) in tree cover.

In contrast, between 2000 and 2020, the county recorded a tree cover gain of 4.22 kha, which constituted 0.47% of Georgia’s overall tree cover gain.

In 2000, the county had a significant tree cover of over 30% across 56% of its terrain. This included 76.9 kha of natural forest, 7.82 kha of plantations, and 53.6 kha of other land types.

Common trees in Sandy Springs, Georgia

Southern Red Oak

A photo of Southern Red Oak Tree in Acworth, Georgia

These majestic trees are easily spotted in Sandy Springs, Fulton County with their bark that darkens and gets rougher with age. The Southern Red Oak is known for its brilliant red fall colors and acorns that wildlife love.

Loblolly Pine

A photo of Loblolly Pine in Acworth Georgia

A common sight in Fulton County, the Loblolly Pine stands proud and tall, often reaching heights of over 100 feet. Its long, slender needles form bundles and the bark is deeply furrowed, giving it a distinct look.

Flowering Dogwood

A photo of Flowering Dogwood Tree in Acworth, Georgia

Widely seen around Sandy Springs, the Flowering Dogwood is popular for its beautiful display of white or pink blossoms in the spring. Besides being ornamental, this tree also provides a habitat for birds and a variety of woodland creatures.

White Oak

A photo of White Oak in DeKalb County, Georgia

White Oaks are common in Fulton County and can be recognized by their rounded crowns and wide-spreading branches. These trees have a light grey, scaly bark and leaves that turn red or brown in the fall, offering a spectacular seasonal show.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What type of tree services does Atlanta Arbor provide?

Atlanta Arbor provides a comprehensive range of tree services including tree pruning, tree removal, stump grinding, and emergency storm damage cleanup. We are available 24/7 to respond to any tree-related emergencies.

How does Atlanta Arbor determine the cost of tree services?

At Atlanta Arbor, we provide free and accurate price quotations for our services. The cost is determined based on the complexity of the job, the type of tree service required, and the specific conditions of the site.

Can Atlanta Arbor handle emergency storm damage cleanup?

Yes, Atlanta Arbor is fully equipped to handle 24/7 emergency storm damage cleanup. Our team of experts have over 30 years of combined experience in handling storm damage and ensuring the safety of your property.

Are Atlanta Arbor's tree services sustainable and environmentally friendly?

Absolutely. Atlanta Arbor holds sustainability as one of its core values. We ensure all our tree services adhere to best practices for tree care and are conducted in an environmentally responsible manner.

What measures does Atlanta Arbor take to ensure customer satisfaction?

At Atlanta Arbor, we believe in a customer-centric approach. We are dedicated to providing excellent service and ensuring our customers are satisfied with the results. We encourage feedback and have a strong track record with over 346 positive customer reviews.

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