Author Archives: Curt S.

About Curt S.

Budget Tree Care is locally owned and operated here in Indianapolis, Indiana by Curtis Scott. After graduating from Manuel High School on Indy’s South side in the late 70’s, Curt began his tree service career with his older brothers who owned Timberland Tree Care and Midwest Tree Care. After many years of doing ground work (clean up and tree trimming) for them; and after both of them decided to retire, Curt opened up his own tree service business in 1991. Today, curt and his seven man crew trim trees, remove stumps, and provide lot clearing services all throughout the Indianapolis Metro area. On Curt’s free time he enjoys drag racing motorcycles, hunting deer in the fall, and fishing for bass and catfish in the summer. If you are looking for a born and raised Hoosier who has been trimming trees for over 30 years and understands the value of hard work, please give Curt a call at 317-590-1842 today.

4 Common Methods of Composting

When the leaves start to fall from the trees this season, don’t get frustrated. Instead, be grateful. Tree leaves are the perfect composting material, and can be used in various applications to improve your property’s landscape. Composted leaves provide several … Continue reading

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Do I Need to Water a Mature Tree?

Mature trees are prized possessions to us because they have flourished to the tree they were planted to be. Aside from the oxygen they produce, mature trees provide privacy, shade, appeal, energy efficiency, noise reduction, and various other benefits. For … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Oak Wilt Tree Disease

Oak trees are magnificent parts of our landscapes. So when they begin to show signs of disease or infestation, it is only natural for us to be concerned. Learn about Oak Wilt, a common tree disease that may be the … Continue reading

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Tree Care Tips for Homeowners Who Want to Add an Inground Pool

Adding a pool to your property will certainly raise your home’s value; but be sure to take the proper measures to ensure your beautiful landscaping trees are not negatively affected by the construction and installation process. Trees add property value … Continue reading

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What Are My Options for Getting Rid of a Tree Stump?

If you have a stump taking up valuable lawn space, it is time to learn your options. Tree removal is only one aspect of taking down a tree. Once the tree is removed, whether for storm damage, safety, or aesthetics, … Continue reading

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The ANSI Standards for Tree Pruning

Tree pruning is a critical part of tree care. Trees must be pruned to promote new, strong, healthy growth, as well as, to promote safety and security of landscaping trees. Not only is tree pruning a vital component to your … Continue reading

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What is a Tree’s Critical Root Zone?

Taking care of your landscaping trees requires more than personal effort; it requires a little knowledge and understanding, too. A fundamental part of learning about tree care is knowing a tree’s critical root zone. A critical root zone, or CRZ, … Continue reading

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The 5 Parts of Spring Tree Care

Now that spring is on its way, it is helpful to review your seasonal do-to list. One of the most important chores to add on that list is tree care. Your landscaping trees are valuable assets on your property. They … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Pruning Trees

Tree pruning is one of the most important tree services you can provide for your landscaping trees. When done correctly, pruning trees delivers beautiful, robust, and bountiful blooms come spring and summer. That is because proper tree pruning promotes new … Continue reading

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Be on the Lookout for These Common Tree Diseases

Since we love our trees, it is natural for us to want to protect them. They are vulnerable living organisms just like us, so they are susceptible to disease and infection. There are more than 30 diseases that affect trees … Continue reading

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