Our commercial landscaping services usually start with a landscape audit.
What is a Commercial Landscape Audit?
A commercial landscape services audit is a report that inventories all of your property’s trees and shrubs, providing information on current and projected mature size, condition (both health and aesthetic), current plant health needs, species pest trends, general plant values, and future planting recommendations.
Why a Landscape Audit?
A landscape audit is an independent commercial landscaping service designed to assist decision makers by providing them with the data needed to make informed decisions on spending budgeted dollars for landscaping and tree and lawn care.
Why is a Landscape Audit necessary?
A Landscape Audit provides key information on all trees and shrubs located on the managed property. The Commercial Landscaping Audit program allows ArborScape to integrate the client’s wants with the plant material’s needs. All recommended programs are prioritized by Safety, Plant Health, Community Standards and Aesthetics.
Who performs the Landscape Audit?
Trained consulting arborists with over sixty-five years combined experience in managing plants growing in our Rocky Mountain Region. The Consulting Arborists have backgrounds in practical tree care, education and technical training, municipal codes, pest and environmental troubles, new plant species and other related horticulture and arboriculture topics. Experienced in providing Landscape Audits for properties containing from one tree to one thousand trees.
Technical Information is based in the latest in research and science from local universities such as Colorado State University, National Standards from professional organizations such as the American Society of Consulting Arborists and the International Society of Arboriculture, state and municipal regulations localized with current industry practice.
Who schedules and uses a Landscape Audit?
Landscape Audits are used for many reasons. Pre-purchase real estate inspections, land development, home remodels, plant health care, landscape appraisals, and inventory.
Clients have included:
- Park Districts
- Town House Associations
- Golf Courses
- Association Managers
- Real Estate Professionals
- Insurance Adjusters
- Attorney’s Home Builders
- Land Developers
- Community Planners
What do I get in a Landscape Audit?
A landscape audit contains some or all of the following information:
- Building Photo identifying landscape plants
- Inventory of landscape plants including:
- Current and projected mature size
- Plant health condition rating, and aesthetic rating
- Safety concerns
- Existing Pest problems
- Pest Tendencies
- Tree rruning needs
- Work Specification and Bid Documents
- Future Planting Ideas
- Fire Mitigation
- Plant Values
Decision makers can choose from the basic program and add inspection points that are important to individual communities. A basic program on inventory, safety and health can start the process, and future items can be added later as needed or budget allows.
What does a Landscape Audit Cost?
Costs are determined by property use (single family, multi-family, commercial, open space, etc.); the number of trees and shrubs; the extent of the reporting data; and the long-term need for ArborScape services to the decision makers. More detailed information is available following a site visit. A typical program is based on number of dollars per living unit or acre, and number of dollars per tree and shrub. if you engage us in a Specialty Commercial Landscaping gig, the cost will be deducted from your initial bill.
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Our specialty irrigation can make your lawn and canopy thrive. If you have high value trees that are important to preserve due to historical or family heritage or form a key to the lanndscape design, there are solutions.
We had to carefully bore a whole while being conscientious of working in an area of historical significance. This piping will feed water to the trees in this planting.