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Category Archives: Seasonal Care

The Intermediate Guide: Winterization of Trees 

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When your weekends consist of lounging in front of the fireplace, cozying up with a warm blanket, and watching holiday movies on marathon; don’t forget about the icon of the holiday season- trees. Winterization of trees should start now! It is essential to give trees attention, love, and care as they battle against winter weather. […]


Oak Wilt: The sign that it’s time to see a plant doctor

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Oak trees and humans have a lot in common when it comes to their health. We both drink clean water, eat nutrient rich foods, and take vitamins. Why? This is our attempt to be proactive on our well-being. It gives us the most favorable chances of not catching illnesses spreading in this big world, especially […]


Summer Considerations for Spongy Moth

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This has been another year of significantly high Lymantria dispar, or spongy moth (formerly “gypsy moth”) populations across much of Pennsylvania. What should you be doing this time of year? The spongy moth life cycle is about complete, we are past the point of peak defoliation and trees are trying to push out new leaves. […]


Four Easy Steps to Your Springtime Yard and Plant Healthcare Check

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At Cutting Edge Tree Professionals, we want to keep our readers up to date on the tree and plant health care services that we offer; that way you’ll never miss out! As spring time is already here, we have come up with a short list to help make your springtime yard and plant heath check […]


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 […]


The Pros and Cons of Real vs Artificial Christmas Trees

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There is a long history of Christmas trees around the world, but the trend of trees in America dates back to the early-mid 1800s with the German settlers of Pennsylvania. The festive tradition of decorating the cheery evergreen trees in town squares and eventually inside homes grew through the years. Eventually modern, artificial trees became […]


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 […]


Your Simple Fall Tree Checklist

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We’ve pulled together a simple list to make sure that your trees are taken care of this fall into winter. It’s important to take steps to make sure that your trees, shrubs, and property are fully winterized. Following this simple list will save you problems through the winter and allow your tree to thrive more […]


It’s Tick Season: What To Do And What To Avoid With Ticks

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Now that it’s October, it’s time to talk about ticks. According to Penn State Extension, October is prime tick season in Pennsylvania. Given that ticks are so prevalent, we all need to be aware of the effects of ticks forarborists, farmers and others who work outside, or enjoy outdoor fall activities. Read on to learn […]


Seasonal Pennsylvania Problems: The Spotted Lantern Fly

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One seasonal problem we see pop up each fall: dealing with the spotted lantern fly (SLF), which is known for destroying crops and trees. Because of the seasonal issue, we’ve put together a short list of ways to get rid of this invasive species in Pennsylvania. Read on if you are worried about spotted lantern […]