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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 […]


Wait Before You Prune: A PSA From Our Professional Team

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A potentially fatal disease called Oak Wilt (Ceratocystis fagacearum) is beginning to spread more rapidly this time of year, and pruning Oaks during the growing season could expose them to infection.  Oak trees are common to our north eastern region and many people may want to act on the opportunity of warm weather now that […]


How Our Growing Team Matters To Our Core Values

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Our motto and mission at Cutting Edge Tree Professionals is to redefine the boundaries of excellence through tree service and plant health care solutions. With how we are growing as a company and the positive feedback from our clients, we know we are headed in the right direction. At Cutting Edge Tree Professionals, we serve […]


We’re Hiring!

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Did you hear that we are hiring!? This could be good news for you or someone you know, so pass the post on to your friends and family who are in the tree care industry. The positions we are hiring for right now! Plant Healthcare Specialist Climbing Arborists Arborist Sales Representative Crane Operator Heavy Equipment […]


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 […]