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Fall Trees: Why Autumn is an Ideal Time for Planting

We love trees all year long, but something magical about fall trees. Leaves that had been green since spring transition to fiery reds, warm oranges and bright yellows. They flutter to the ground, crunch under our shoes and perfume the air (seriously – they’ve inspired multiple scented candles). If you have trees on your property, you …

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Preserving the Eichelberger Building’s Historic White Oak: Lightning Protection, Pruning and Fertilization

Last winter, Dave Poe, the manager of CVTS-L’s Adams County branch, was called out to assess a prominent white oak tree on the grounds of Hanover’s historic Eichelberger building. The tree is one of the oldest – if not the oldest tree – in Hanover, and it was certainly one of the largest that any …

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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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Authority in Tree Care Evan Brumfield ISA Board Certified Master Arborist

The Authority in Tree Care: Evan Brumfield, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist

In May of 2019, CVTS-L’s Evan Brumfield fulfilled all of the prerequisites and passed a rigorous exam to become an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. According to the International Society of Arboriculture: “The ISA Board Certified Master Arborist® credential is the highest level of certification offered by ISA. This credential recognizes ISA Certified Arborists® who …

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Fall Plant Health Care Guide: Horticultural Oil, Soil-Injected Fertilizations, Wooly Adelgid and More

Fall is finally here! But it would be a mistake to think that once we trade in our lawn mowers for leaf blowers that we are also finished thinking about our plant health needs. On the contrary, fall can be a critical time for fertilization and insect suppression. We can even take steps now to …

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April-Through-September Showers (Plus Fall Fertilization) Bring *Next* May’s Flowers

In 1972, Hurricane Agnes flooded large swaths of Pennsylvania, and the Mickey’s Inn Road area of Scotland, PA – already prone to flooding due to its proximity to the Conococheague Creek – was inundated to the point that when the rain let up and the water finally went down, it left waterlines on the walls …

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Four Things to Consider When Accepting Bids for Tree Work

When people have tree problems or complaints, they often request bids from several companies to get a general idea of the costs and solutions. In these situations, the bid recipient – whether it is a homeowner, a landlord or a municipality – is often under a lot of pressure to automatically accept the lowest bid, …

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