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Aaron Feather - Tree Care Industry Association - SRS Climbing

CVTS-L Safety Director Demonstrates an Advanced SRS Climbing Technique in “Tree Care Industry Magazine” / Safety Meetings Go Digital

CVTS-L Safety Director Aaron Feather, CTSP noticed that there was an abundance of information online and at industry conventions to help new arborists get started. This makes sense because beginners make up the largest and broadest audience, and they need the most information. After all, everyone needs the fundamentals. But as arborists advance and gain

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981 Duncan Ave, Chambersburg PA

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.21.2″ z_index_tablet=”500″] SOLD – 981 Duncan Ave Chambersburg, PA 17201 3 beds 2 baths 2,624 sqft [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.21.2″ z_index_tablet=”500″] This home has so much to offer…. CUTE AS A BUTTON! Describes it well. Warm Tones, Fresh Paint, Custom Hardwood Floors and plenty of great options here! Beautifully established trees and landscaping make the yard

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spotted lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania: Threats and Solutions [ALERT]

On March 3, it was announced that twelve counties were being added to Pennsylvania’s Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Zone, which brings the total number of counties under quarantine to 26 – including Cumberland and Dauphin Counties, which are in our service area. According to Penn State the insect is a threat to the region’s agricultural industries,

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Comprehensive solutions

Comprehensive Plant Health Care, Tree Care and Landscaping Solutions for Large-Scale Projects [Case Study]

When a property owner became concerned about the negative impact of needle cast and hemlock wooly adelgid to their blue spruces, Douglas firs and hemlock trees, he turned to comprehensive solutions from Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping for ongoing diagnostic and suppressive services. When the property owner eventually decided to change strategies and start

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inherited property

New Homeowner Guide Part 3: New Home, Inherited Responsibilities

Inherited or otherwise acquired properties with existing landscaping can be a mixed blessing. In the best-case scenario, the property may have previously been well-maintained. In the worst-case scenario, it may have been neglected. Either way, you are now responsible for maintaining (or salvaging) an existing landscaping project. And, for the sake of this example (acknowledging

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custom home

New Homeowner Guide Part 2: Custom Home, Legacy Trees

You found the perfect lot of land to build your dream home. You didn’t choose it in spite of the trees that were there, but because of them. You recognize that these trees have value – value that can’t be replaced by new trees; value that needs to be protected and maintained. If the existing

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new homeowner

New Homeowner Guide Part 1: New Home, New Opportunity

The home buying process can be an overwhelming experience. Decisions made today can have ramifications for years, decades and possibly even generations down the road. At the same time, you’ve likely spent the months leading up to move-in day thinking about all of the changes you are going to make to your newly acquired property.

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CVTS-L Landscaping Plant Guide: Thunderhead Japanese Black Pine

Thunderhead Japanese Black Pine Specimen evergreen shrub Irregular growth habit Long, stiff needles Dark green foliage If you plant ten different Thunderhead Japanese Black Pine shrubs, you will end up with ten very different shrubs. Unique and individualistic, the Thunderhead’s shape will be determined by a number of variables including sun exposure and branch development. It’s

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CVTS-L Landscaping Plant Guide: Winter Red Winterberry Holly

Winter Red Winterberry Holly Deciduous shrub Thrives in wet soils but can tolerate dry sites Brilliant red berries in fall and into winter Needs male pollinator nearby for berry production While, the Witch Hazel might be the first to bloom and the Little Rocket Ligularia can get stretch into the fall, the Winter Red Winterberry

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Stump grinding

Stump Grinding: Getting to the Roots of the Problem

When we talk about tree care and tree removals (as we often do at CVTS-L), we generally talk about the higher branches that require aerial lift trucks or manually climbing through the canopy, or we talk about the precision and safety that is required when pruning or removing trees. Today we want to talk about

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CVTS-L Landscaping Plant Guide: Princeton Sentry Gingko Biloba

Princeton Sentry Gingko Biloba Deciduous tree Fruitless cultivar Narrow/columnar growth habit Vibrant yellow fall leaf color As arborists, we often talk about trees as investments, and the Princeton Sentry Gingko Biloba might be a good one for people with larger properties. Growing to approximately 40’ tall, the tall, slender Princeton Sentry is known primarily for

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Franklin County, PA

Chambersburg: (717) 263-8657
Greencastle: (717) 597-9700
Waynesboro: (717) 765-4624

Cumberland County, PA

Carlisle: (717) 249-8443
Camp Hill: (717) 761-0204

Additional PA Locations

Adams County: (717) 337-9128
Dauphin County: (717) 545-1005

Maryland Locations

Frederick County: (301) 663-0061
Washington County: (301) 714-0130

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