Welcome to ArborScape

About ArborScape

ArborScape, Denver’s top quality tree service, is a team of professionals providing value-added tree services to all of our customers.

Who Is ArborScape

  • Our Mission

ArborScape is dedicated to providing a beautiful and sustainable landscape for our Denver and High Country clients. By promoting the art and science of horticulture and using the most environmentally friendly products and services available, we help conserve and sustain your neighborhood. ArborScape stands behind all of its work. If your tree service does not meet your expectations call us immediately and the original estimator will solve it.

  • History

ArborScape is a family business owned by David Merriman. David started learning the arborist trade at the age of 10, working alongside his father in and around Greeley, Colo. He has studied horticulture at the University of Wyoming, Tarrant County Junior College, and Front Range Community College. Based in Denver, CO, ArborScape was founded in 1996 and has grown from a one truck operation.In 2013, we completed 7,979 tree care and landscape projects.

  • Sustainability

Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose is the foundation for ArborScape’s sustainability initiative. We’ve started by making small changes. The little things do matter. Read more here.

Meet Our Team

David MerrimanOperations Manager
I have been in the arboriculture field since the age of 10 starting in my father’s tree company. Projects managed include 3 square miles of tree removal for Army Corps of Engineers. I am a tree enthusiast who is a board member of the non-profit, Colorado Tree Coalition and a member of the ISA for two decades. When not working I like to ATV and spend time with my family
Jeff DislerEstimator/Plant Health Care Manager
If your tree is sick, I’m usually the man on the case. I earned a BS from CSU where I studied Pest Management and plant pathology while also working for a tree spraying company. I use my 25 years of accumulated knowledge in the plant health care and management industry to help solve difficult canopy issues.
Aaron CareyLead estimator
I have over a decade of experience in tree trimming, plant health care and urban forestry. A Colorado native, I’ve been with Arborscape for two seasons and enjoy working for a large, but also locally owned tree company. I enjoy golf and spending time with family during my off-hours.
Matt ThomasPlant Health Tech
I am a dedicated and personable plant health care specialist focusing on tree spraying services such as general insect, IPS, mountain pine beetle and deep root fertilization. I became a qualified ArborJet applicator five years ago and am an expert at emerald ash borer control and identification. This is my tenth year with ArborScape.
Thomas MatthewsShop Foreman
I came to ArborScape after a long career with Xcel Energy and am experienced with diesel engines, certified brake inspections as well as being ASE certified.
Dennis BakerPlant Health Care Tech
I am in my eight season as a plant health care/tree spraying professional for our team. I like monitoring your yard to make sure your trees look their best and improve over time. I like to spend time fishing and hunting when not on the job.

Our Happy Clients

ArborScape was great. They came to give me an estimate when they said they would. It was incredibly reasonable and they did the work in record time. I can’t remember the last time I was so pleased with a contractor. I called about 10 different companies before I found one that would chip up the branches and recycle the wood chips. All the other ones would only haul them to the dump, which is simply unconscionable to me. Several other companies wouldn’t even give me an estimate because the job was too small.
Wilma S.
ArborScape has done Pine Beetle spraying for us in Estes Park for several years. They are extraordinarily reliable, very thorough and very reasonable prices. Equally important is that we have had the same personnel every year! That means that they take good care of their employees, we are the beneficiaries of that experience. I have recommended them to neighbors and friends and will continue to do so.
Bill N.
I have used ArborScape twice in the last several years and found their service to be outstanding. They worked with me on revising a series of estimates, and were very responsive about doing so. For the jobs themselves, they were punctual and did an excellent job with both the work and clean-up. I have had tree and bush trimming, yard cleanup, and tree removal performed.
Greg B.
They are simply the best…better than Swingle or anyone else we ever used in the past. ArborScape removed an enormous cottonwood tree from our backyard, which was hanging over our neighbor’s fence and yard. They did this by scaling the tree and not by crane. The process was amazing and artful. They completed the removal quicker than estimated and didn’t drop anything on the neighbor’s side–a big worry for us. They also removed the stump and surface roots and trimmed all of our large trees. Their staff was friendly and professional and everyone in the office was responsive and great to deal with. I’ve recommended ArborScape to friends/family and everyone has been impressed and happy. I wouldn’t use any other company for this type of service.
Walt L.
We have used ArborScape for several years to protect our trees. They are always been courteous,prompt, and professional. They have help us save endangered trees and provided excellent advice.
Joan C.