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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. […]


What is a “Feature Tree” and why you might want one for your yard!

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Trees are functional by nature. Trees provide fruits and food, homes for critters and birds, and they recycle the air that we breathe. But trees are more than functional, they are also naturally beautiful. Planting a Feature Tree in your yard is one way to scale the natural beauty of trees, while adding value to […]


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 […]


Winter Planting – When It Works

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One job we’ve enjoyed this past week in December was a tree and shrub planting project. Though many people wouldn’t consider wintertime feasible for yard planting, we’ve come up with tips for how it can work!


7 Best Hardscapers in State College

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When we talk about hardscaping, we are talking about the parts of your yard that aren’t found in nature – things made by cement, like walkways, steps, patios, ponds, flower beds, pergolas, and other things to make your yard more comfortable. These additions can be pricey, but they can also add a lot of usable […]