Blog

Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Our backyards are a space to enjoy the outdoors and time with family, but nosy neighbors and a scorching sun can ruin the fun. Planting trees that provide privacy and shade is one way to make your yard what you want it to be. What to Consider When Planting a Tree When deciding what kinds […]

Read More

Tree Risk Assessment

Mature trees are typically healthy, with their shade and beauty providing us comfort and joy throughout all seasons, but sometimes they can also be a risk. Learn how to assess whether your trees are in danger. Risk Assessment Process When buying a home, one of the important factors at the forefront of many peoples’ minds […]

Read More

Tree Trimming Mistakes

In the effort to take of our trees we sometimes make unintended mistakes. Learn what common mistakes to avoid when trimming your own trees. DIY Tree Trimming  Most homeowners think that trimming trees involves shears and deciding where to cut but there’s actually a lot more to the art of trimming a tree properly. Improperly […]

Read More

Common Tree Pests

In the spring we expect to see leaves budding on our trees, but when they aren’t growing as expected it may be due to insect infestations and diseases they cause. Learn about insects common in southwest Pennsylvania and what can be done to prevent them. Diseased Trees As trees grow older or experience environmental stress, […]

Read More

Planting Trees Native to Pennsylvania

Springtime is one of the best times to plant new trees, both for them to take root and begin to grow, but also because many consider it a time for fresh starts. Consider planting trees that are native to the region for esthetic and environmental advantages. Benefits of Local Trees Choosing to plant trees that […]

Read More

Winter: A Time to Prune

The winter months provide you with a potentially unexpected outside chore: tree pruning. A benefit of pruning during the dormant winter months is that it often leads to zealous blooms during the spring. Dormant months for the tree are an ideal time to perform tree care due to having a clear view of the structure. […]

Read More

15 Common Trees in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is full of sprawling forests that are home to some truly beautiful trees! You probably even see these in your own yard and don’t even know it. Here are some of the most common trees of Pennsylvania. What are the most common trees in Pennsylvania? Eastern Hemlock. These giant evergreens are actually the Pennsylvania […]

Read More

What is Plant Healthcare?

Maintaining trees requires regular inspections of the trees and surrounding plant life welfare. This often involves an overall plant healthcare assessment of your property. But what exactly is plant healthcare? We have talked about tree health assessments in the past, but let’s cover some of the details of plant healthcare. What is Plant Healthcare? It’s […]

Read More

Do it Yourself Stump Removal? Absolutely Not

If you have property maintenance that needs done, keep in mind that tree removal services are too dangerous to be done as a DIY project. Despite the numerous posts and blogs painting a picture of cheap, danger-free projects, you don’t want to be end up in a bad situation that risks your health or property. […]

Read More
Contact Us