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Category Archives: Gardening

What is a “Feature Tree” and why you might want one for your yard!

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Trees are functional by nature. Trees provide fruits and food, homes for critters and birds, and they recycle the air that we breathe. But trees are more than functional, they are also naturally beautiful. Planting a Feature Tree in your yard is one way to scale the natural beauty of trees, while adding value to […]


Upcycle Your Christmas Tree – 5 Creative Ideas

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Taking care of the environment is one of the key reasons for why we do our work at Cutting Edge Tree Professionals. We’ve collected a few ideas of things you can do to upcycle your Christmas Tree. You too can care for the environment by getting rid of your tree in a creative way. Put […]


Why Watering Matters Through the Fall Season

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With leaves pretty much gone from trees this time of the year in Pennsylvania, we know growing season is over and we may stop the gardening and watering. But, fallen leaves is not exactly the best gauge year-to-year for when it’s time to quit ourselves. If you take these few simple recommendations with watering, your […]


3 Things You Can Do To Help Pollinators This Fall

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We all know pollinators are important around the world, but how can we help the pollinators in our piece of the world in Pennsylvania? There are some specific actions that you can take this fall and moving forward to help these important insects survive winter and get back to business in the spring. Here are […]


Shrubs: How They Help Your Property

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Shrubs are a useful plant for homeowners and landscape artists. At Cutting Edge Tree Professionals, we don’t just care for trees but plants of all kinds. From plant health care and disease prevention to even planting, we know the benefits of various plants. Today we are taking a closer look at shrubs (which have two […]


How Much Water is Enough In the Summer?

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Summer heat, longer days, more sunlight, coupled with rain and storms—summertime we may want and need to take watering our plants and trees into our own hands. After all, we know plants and trees need properly maintained soil nutrients with water to grow healthy and strong. But what happens when plants are watered incorrectly? How […]


The Best Flowering Trees to Plant in Pennsylvania

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Trees are important to yards and properties for lots of reasons. In an article we posted this past fall, we mentioned two ways that trees can save you money. Beyond the financial benefits for planting trees, there are also aesthetic and environmental benefits. We’ve come up with a list for you of the best flowering […]


Tree Trimming v Tree Pruning – What’s The Difference?

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Though pruning and trimming don’t mean the same thing, the two words often get mixed up with each other. We wanted to bring some clarity on the difference, especially as it gets close to spring and summer seasons when many people call for trimming and pruning services. Trimming is mostly for aesthetic purposes. It helps […]


5 Creative Ideas to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree

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Taking care of the environment is one of the key reasons for why we do our work at Cutting Edge Tree Professionals. We’ve collected a few ideas of things you can do to upcycle your Christmas Tree. You too can care for the environment by getting rid of your tree in a creative way. Put […]


Winter Planting – When It Works

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One job we’ve enjoyed this past week in December was a tree and shrub planting project. Though many people wouldn’t consider wintertime feasible for yard planting, we’ve come up with tips for how it can work!