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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 […]


How to winterize your yard tools

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Last month we posted and article of a simple fall tree checklist to start to prepare for winter, but what about your yard tools? Is there anything you can or should do to preserve your yard tools better? Take inventory of your lawnmower, sprinkler systems, leaf blowers, power wash equipment, chainsaws, trimmers, and any other […]


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 […]


Seasonal Flagging To Watch For

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Late summer and early fall is the time of the year to be aware of trees holding up “flags” that indicate disease and decay. You’ll know there is an issue with your trees when you know what the signs are to look for. Are your trees dropping leaves earlier than others? Is the foliage of […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]