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One thing that can limit the growth of urban and community trees

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Soils are composed of individual particles (sand, silt, and clay) and aggregates or clumps of particles. Between these soil particles and aggregates are spaces or pores. These “pore spaces” hold air and water. Large-sized soil pore spaces are usually filled with air, and provide good aeration to soils. Smaller soil pore spaces are usually filled […]


The Beginner’s Guide to Tree Responsibility

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A beginner’s guide to understanding tree responsibility! Did you know can save yourself time, money and relationships in the long run by understanding now which trees on and along your property are your responsibility or not? Not every tree near and crossing your property lines are yours to deal with. As a matter of fact, […]


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. […]


Why Teams Matter Most

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Repurposing an old post for our readers for a month on teamwork. Our motto at Cutting Edge Tree Professionals is to redefine the boundaries of excellence through tree services and plant health care solutions. Part of how we do that is to serve people throughout the central Pennsylvania region. We will go out of our […]


Topping is for Ice Cream Not Trees

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Tree topping is not considered a viable practice for tree care according to current industry standards. This controversial topic in past years sparked debate, but now quality arborists know there are many alternatives to tree topping. At Cutting Edge Tree Professionals, we inform property owners on all things related to proper tree care and maintenance, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Looking Ahead – Springtime Tree Services

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In our last full month of winter, at Cutting Edge Tree Professionals we are already looking ahead to spring tree services. We want to make sure you are covered for what’s coming the upcoming season, and wanted to highlight those spring-clean up activities so that you can stay at the front of the line when […]