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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), …

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Winter is Coming: Winterizing Your Trees, Plants and Landscapes in Fall

Spring gets a lot of attention when it comes to tree care, landscaping and the health of our plants, but there are also critical steps that should be taken during the fall and winter months when “winterizing” your property. These actions will ensure the strength and integrity of your trees against winter’s wind, snow and …

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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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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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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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Winter Plant Health Care Guide: Seasonal Needle Drop

Every year we get an increase of calls from concerned property owners who are alarmed to see that their recently planted evergreen trees are changing color and dropping a substantial number of needles. This is a very common situation that we encounter in both our Landscaping, Plant Health Care and Tree Care divisions. Fortunately, the prognosis is …

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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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