Simpson Christian ChurchCemetery Project

Written by Evan Brumfield – Maryland Branch Manager Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping had the privilege to work with one of Frederick County Maryland’s oldest African American cemeteries, now under the care of the Simpson Christian Community Church. The project consisted of removing all existing trees along the cemetery perimeter to facilitate the expansion […]

The Remarkable Journey of Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping

man climbing up tree

The story of Cumberland Valley Tree Service-Landscaping starts in a kitchen in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, back in 1978. George Pogue Jr., the company’s president and general manager, recalls starting as a brush dragger for his father at age 14. After earning his forestry degree, George returned to work full-time with his parents in 1985, bringing innovative […]

Winter Pruning! PLUS: A Reminder of the Dangers of “Topping”

tree branches in winter with snow and frost

By this point in December, most homeowners are more concerned with the trees in their living rooms than the trees in their front yards. However, these early winter months are actually an ideal time to give serious thought to preparing your trees for winter.

‘Say Trees!’ – Introducing the Next Generation of Arborists to the Exciting World of Trees

man with little children talking about trees

The experience was another example of Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping’s commitment to educating our community about trees. While it’s more common to find us teaching customers about the trees on their property or training our arborists how to perform their work safely and effectively, we will never turn down an opportunity to talk about trees with an eager audience.

Landscape Strategy: Will Your Property Be Ready When You Are?

Barn with mulching on the side

For a recent project, CVTS-L’s Landscaping division took painstaking steps to perfectly accentuate and accommodate a house on a property. Our landscape strategy accounted for how the house will look from the road, and we accounted for how the road will look when it is viewed from inside the house. We planted trees along the […]

CVTS-L’s Aaron Feather Talks About the Importance of a Good Anchor in “TCI Magazine”

Aaron Feather, Safety and Training Director here at Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping, has published an article in the August edition of “TCI Magazine” that informs (and reminds) arborists about the importance of proper base anchoring in stationary rope systems (SRS). “TCI Magazine” is the official publication of the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), […]

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, […]

The NEXT 40 Years – Maintaining a Culture of Investment (and RE-investment)

Compact car - Car

Because 2018 marks the fortieth anniversary of Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping, we’ve posted a series of articles outlining our history. The first post was about safety because, well, safety is always first, and then we went back and acknowledged the people who gave us a leg up when we needed it and challenged […]