It is true that a tree service worker or business owner is not required to have any type of formal education. Many workers and business in this industry have not attended a two-year or four-year college or university. They probably never will. That has not to say that there are not any course studies or programs that a person can take that. That will enrich and aid him or her in their business. Here are a few majors or course programs to consider. Learning is growing.
Arboriculture is the science or practice of cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, all woody plants. A person who has a degree in this field is refer to as an arborist, arbor culturist, or even a tree surgeon. In this area of study, its students will learn all about selection, fertilization, shaping trees and the like, as well as disease, infection and pest control. He or she will be train in the how to care for a tree. All of which is skills that will greatly enhance a tree service business expertise. Allowing the business to be qualify for a multitude of different jobs and clientele. Such as conducting tree hazard surveys for a business.
The study of horticulture is very similar to agriculture in that it deals with cultivating, managing, rowing, and restoring plants. Only those plants, trees, and shrubs used for medicinal purposes instead of food. It also includes learning about landscape restoration, increasing a crops disease and bug resistance, and improve these type of crops production, health, and abundancy.
Botany is a study that has been around for thousands of years. It is the study of plant biology. A person majoring in botany will learn how different plants and trees have evolve over time. In which ways has their relationships and structure changes or remain the same. He or she will be able to breed and splice different genetics within a plant or plants, possibly create new species of plants. A botanist in depth of a plants structure, genes, and pathology can really aid a tree service business. Allowing for a development in ways other tree service business may not be able to match. Such as creating your own fertilizer blends. Alternatively, manipulating a tree structure so that it becomes resistant to the hardship and disease that other trees in your climate fall to.
This is the study of conserving, promoting, caring, and managing our forest. It will include a wide range of knowledge such as wildlife habitat, logging and timber control and production. How to protect and preserve our community’s woods and plant life. Different methods on how to combat soil erosion and water depletion.
Any one of these majors can run a successful tree service business. Especially if it is paired with a business management or entrepreneurial major. This person will be unstoppable. Able to understand a tree, take care of it, and provide it with the best possible resources to thrive. Attaining an associate or bachelor can be an investment worth making.