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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 […]


Common Apple Tree Diseases

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We do a lot of apple tree pruning at Cutting Edge Tree Professionals. Apple trees make up a huge percentage of trees in Pennsylvania. Apple trees are common in personal gardens and homes and full apple orchards. According to an article by Penn State Extension, “Pennsylvania produces 400 to 500 million pounds of apples per […]


Should You Plant Trees In Summer?

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Our PSA on planting trees in the summer: At Cutting Edge Tree Professionals, we recommend not planting trees in the summertime, but waiting till early to mid-fall to plant in Pennsylvania. We all know Pennsylvania is a state with four distinct seasons. In the northeast, those seasons each bring unique qualities for nature, wildlife, and […]


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 […]


Hot Topic Pests This Year

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This year is what scientists are calling a season for the 17-year cicada. It has been 17 years since the last influx of cicadas coming above ground. This spring they are expected to arrive in greater numbers- billions possibly a trillion- than past years. This is a hot button topic for tree owners and farmers. […]


Precautions for Winter

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As we all gear up for winter, there are a number of considerations for tree care to take in order to make sure that they stay in the best condition possible. From the elements to animals, damage is to be expected. Unless precautions are taken. At Cutting Edge Tree Professionals, we’re here to share our […]


Two Ways Trees Can Save You Money

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We all know money doesn’t grow on trees, but that doesn’t have to stop us from utilizing trees to our monetary advantage. At Cutting Edge Tree Professionals we care about trees primarily because we believe we are called to be good stewards of creation, helping not hurting our environments. But we also recognize other monetary […]


The Spotted Lantern Fly – Why to be Aware

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A Spotted Lantern Fly is an invasive insect to Pennsylvania and after the summer months grows into maturity. By the fall season, the fly begins to swarm trees and lay its eggs. It was discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014 and has since spread throughout the state. The fly being one that swarms with others, can […]


Tree Root Damage – What You Can Do

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We still have a couple of more weeks of mowing weather this year and at Cutting Edge Tree professionals we wanted to point out the importance of tree care when the roots protrude from the ground. This is something specially to look out for when we’re trying to do a simple thing—take care of our […]