About Us

Leaving a Legacy

The Care of Trees, a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is an award-winning, client-focused tree preservation firm that specializes in environmentally sustaining tree care. The Care of Trees is the one of the nation’s top three premier residential/commercial tree service organizations.

Your tree concerns are important to us. Click on the graphic to the right for an interactive guide to assessing your tree care issues and view our video below for an overview of The Care of Trees. Originally called Hendricksen Tree Experts, the organization began as a partnership between John and Bob Hendricksen in 1964. Since then, we have expanded from our headquarters in Wheeling, Ill., to more than 15 locations serving the metropolitan areas of Chicago, Connecticut, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.



Trees are more than our business; they’re our passion. We share your enthusiasm for the many ways trees enhance the quality of life. For our professionally trained arborists, caring for trees is both a profession and a way of life. They contribute their time and expertise to the communities we serve, whether helping out on a town’s landscape committee building tree preservation plans, or giving a talk to a local garden club. We know your trees represent an investment for the future so we keep you informed every step of the way and place the needs of you and your trees first. Click on the graphic to the right for an interactive guide to assessing your tree care issues.

The Care of Trees is accredited through the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). We have always been committed to delivering the best tree care services to our clients and we are pleased that our long-standing commitment has been recognized by TCIA through our high standards of excellence set by this professional trade association. We are also a corporate member of the American Horticulture Society and a multi-year honor roll member of Companies That Care. Our involvement with these leading industry associations allows The Care of Trees to be at the forefront of tree care technology, safety and ethical best practices.

If you would like to request a consultation for tree care services, please click here. You will feel confident having The Care of Trees nurture one of your most valued property assets.


Our mission is to provide quality arboriculture to our clients in a manner that instills pride in our employees, our clients and our industry. We are committed to growth so that we may attract and retain outstanding employees. Our mission is accomplished by remaining true to our values and performance. Relentless communication with our clients and employees allows this all to happen.

Experience the Difference

Your trees are our Passion. Your satisfaction is our Promise. Guaranteed.*

We consider it critical to continuously build on the trust and confidence our clients have placed in us. We believe there are no shortcuts to solid relationships and want to earn your business one step at a time with DaveyCare℠

With DaveyCare℠, clients have an opportunity to rate our tree services. If you are not satisfied with the care you received, we will work with you to fix any potential issues. Our clients trust us to provide professional tree service and landscape service to protect their most precious natural assets.

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