ATTENTION: I am no longer taking new clients. If you are looking for a qualified tree care professional, you can visit the International Society of Arboriculture website to find Certified Arborists in your area.

Tree care services for homeowners & gardeners in San Francisco

Over 7 years of experience as a San Francisco arborist and arboreal educator! I care deeply about our earth. I take pride in traveling by bicycle when possible to reduce our society’s reliance on fossil fuels. I also use environmentally-conscious management tools to reduce the deleterious effects of biocides on our natural environment.


What Prune Buggy Offers

Budding arborist learn basic knots

Environmental and horticultural education for amateur or professional gardeners and budding arborists.

A citrus suffering from nutrient deficiency

Health management advice, tree risk assessment, and consultation for Bay Area trees small and large.

An apricot pruned for improved structure

Pruning for small-trees and shrubs to address:

My Experience in Numbers


years of experience in forestry


trees pruned


years as a ISA Certified Arborist

Why You’ll Love My Work

I care about the long term health of the plants I tend. I take the time to educate my clients about the strategies I use so that you can better understand your ecosystem. I have a healthy attention to detail to ensure top quality product at a reasonable price. I practice the most current industry, health, and safety standards.

  • Friendly
  • Ethical
  • Sustainable
  • Safe

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“100% recommend”

After hiring Allegra for 3 different projects, I can say that she is kind, timely, sustainably-minded, professional, knowledgeable, collaborative, and such a joy to have around!


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“I was astounded”

Allegra has many years with trees and it is clear that she knows exactly what is best for both the tree and her clients!  She is incredibly professional, so kind, very tidy, punctual, a great listener and is a joy to work with!


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Great work”

Good Certified Arborists are tough to find in SF, let alone one that’s friendly, reliable, communicative, affordable, and who really cares about trees and the environment.