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

Incorporating Native Plants into Your Landscape Design Successfully

The dominant landscaping trend at the moment is a significant push towards relying exclusively on “native” plants that are allowed to grow as they would in the wild. According to the American Society of Landscape Architects, native plants are visually and environmentally superior to the alternative. The ASLA adds that they offer increased hardiness and …

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TCIA Recognition and a Culture of Safety

The Tree Care Industry Association serves about 2,400 tree care companies.  TCIA, established in 1938, is a third-party trade association that develops and maintains safety programs, standards of operation and continuing-education certifications at the national level.  Cumberland Valley Tree Service and Landscaping became the first TCIA Accredited Tree Care company in the area and has …

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Fall Guide

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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Witness Trees

“Witness Tree” Protection Program: Preserving Gettysburg’s Living History

Visitors to the battlefields in Gettysburg are often left to imagine how it would have looked to soldiers in 1863, but thanks to the hard work of conservancy groups and tree care professionals, many Witness Trees still stand today. Witness Trees are trees that “witnessed” the battle that took place July 1-3, 1863. David Poe …

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