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Last Minute Ways To Prepare Your Yard For Winter

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Even if you aren’t ready for it, wintertime is here and for many of us, it is here with a wrath. With everyone from the Farmer’s Almanac to the regional weathermen declaring that this winter will be a rough one for our part of Pennsylvania, you might be thinking about what you can do to […]


State College, PA Winter Preparedness Checklist

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Although it seemed like it was never going to truly get chilly, all of a sudden the temperatures have fallen, and we are in a situation wherein the cold seems colder than it ever has in the past. Winds, rainfall, sleet, and yes, snow, are all on their way, so you have to make certain […]


Help! Tree Roots Are Taking Over My Lawn

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If you look out into your lawn, do you see beautiful fields of green – or do you see tree roots interruption every so often? It is a battle that many homeowners have fought over the years, and sadly, very few people have emerged the winner. Sometimes, they will eliminate the roots but the tree […]


4 Tips for How to Clean Your Yard of Trees & Debris After a Storm

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Storms, regardless if they are rain, snow, or a combination of the two, can really take a number out of your yard. Rain and wind storms, especially like some of those that we had this year, can really harm our yard and trees. Wind can bring down weak branches, cause lawn furniture to hit the […]


4 Ways to Identify Tree Fungi in Pennsylvania

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If you have even a single tree or plant in your backyard, there is a good chance that you have some kind of fungi in there as well. This is just par for the course when it comes to owning trees and plants. It is not something to get too worked up over, but it […]


Best Time to Prune 5 Common Trees in Pennsylvania

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When you plant trees in your Pennsylvania yard, there are quite a few things you need to take into consideration. You are putting your trees directly into the line of fire for everything that living in PA means: all four seasons with some extreme weather, tons of wildlife, and pruning. With our sometimes wacky weather, […]


5 Common Tree Diseases in Pennsylvania

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No matter where you go in Pennsylvania, you are likely to encounter trees in some form. Trees are everywhere and being outdoors is part of the fabric of our state. However, with the beauty and grace of trees also comes a huge problem: diseases and pests. When trees get diseases, they can often spread them […]


5 Best Trees to Plant in Pennsylvania

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In Pennsylvania, we get the best of all of the seasons. It is a fantastic place for people who really want to experience the most beautiful times of the year but not get too much snow, too much heat, or too much pollen. Instead, we get 3-4 months of each one and then we move […]


7 Places to Buy a Christmas Tree in State College

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The Christmas season is just around the corner – and for many of us, it is already here. One of the things that causes stress to many people is where to purchase a Christmas tree. It can be difficult because here in State College, we have a lot of options. In many places, you have […]


9 Scary Things to Get Checked This Fall in State College

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Last month, we talked about some of the fun things that you can do to prepare for fall – things that you might not want to do, so you can hire someone else to do. This month, we’re going to cover all of the things that you should get checked, but you cannot do yourself. […]