Advance Tree & Shrub

The Triangle Area Plant & Tree Experts
We protect your trees and shrubs from the ground up!
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Our Services

Our certified arborist  Joey Plutro, is trained to identify specific problems and develop solutions that include the best tree and shrub disease control methods. We offer free evaluations to customers with specific needs. If you would like our certified arborist to assess the problems your trees and shrubs may be experiencing, we offer a consultation service for $80.00. If you accept our proposal for treatment, your consultation fee will be subtracted from your proposal cost.

We service the Triangle and surrounding areas including Apex, Clayton, Creedmoor, Garner, Henderson, Kerr Lake (NC), Knightdale, Lake Gaston (NC), Rocky Mount, Smithfield, Wake Forest, Youngsville, Zebulon and all in-between. 

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Tree & Shrub Inspections

Azalea shrub pruning

Tree & Shrub Prunning

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Soil Management Plans

Lecanium Scale Insects on a tree branch

Insect & Disease Mgmt.

We offer the following plant health and care services to the Triangle area:


  • Regular property, tree and shrub inspections
  • Pruning for ornamental trees and shrubs
  • Insect and disease management
  • Soil management plans
  • Root invigoration
  • Invasive control for poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac or English ivy
  • Root collar excavations
  • Growth regulation

We use IPM to assess pest and disease problems on your property. IPM simply stands for INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT. By definition, it refers to a process used to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. * We use products that will be most effective against the task at hand and least harmful to you and your family. By having a certified Arborist as our Chief Operator for Advance Tree & Shrub, we can ensure our customers get top-quality and correct identification backed with a certified license.

Contact Advance Tree & Shrub today to put your property on the right path!

Call (919) 569-0555 or schedule an appointment online.

Certified Arborist Joey Plutro identifies tea scale on a shrub leaf.

Joey Plutro

Certified Arborist

Our chief operator, Joey Plutro, is a graduate of West Virginia University and a Certified Arborist. Having worked with some of the biggest names in tree care, Joey is equipped to handle all trees and shrubs native to North Carolina. From plant pest control and disease to soil care and pruning, our team provides Triangle area customers with professional and top-quality plant health care you can count on.

Latest News

Do you have concerns about the trees and/or shrubs on your property? Let us know and our certified arborist  may answer it in his next blog post: 



We’re coming to the end of the summer season. It was a H-O-T, hot summer. Who agrees? We are looking forward to cooler weather especially in the pest division of our company. Cooler months mean a new round of bugs invading your home while the ants, wasps, and other...

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Fall Tree & Shrub Maintenance

Fall Tree & Shrub Maintenance

Fall is a great season to prep your trees and shrubs for the upcoming spring season. During the Fall and Winter months we like to focus on tree and shrub planting, fertilizing, soil systemics, and horticultural oils. Let's look at each service closer: PLANTING: Fall...

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Tree & Shrub: Key Benefits of Insect & Disease Control

Tree & Shrub: Key Benefits of Insect & Disease Control

What is Insect & Disease Control for Trees & Shrubs? Pest control and termite inspections for your home are essential services available to keep your home environment healthy and pest-free so you can enjoy it without the worries of insect transmitted diseases...

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Contact Advance Tree & Shrub

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Contact Advance Tree & Shrub today to put your property on the right path!

(919) 569-0555

PO Box 511, Wake Forest, NC 27588

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