Some of Our Favorite Pennsylvania Trees

Some of Our Favorite Pennsylvania Trees

The State of Pennsylvania is a great place for trees. Even the name means “Penn’s woods.” According to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, there are 134 native and 62 introduced species of trees found in the state. Living here, you see...
Seven Reasons to Love Bees

Seven Reasons to Love Bees

Bees really are awesome!  No doubt you have heard at least some ideas about why bees matter, but here is a list of seven reasons why bees are important and beneficial to our landscapes and our lives in general.  Some of these reasons are well-known (but hey it doesn’t...
Answers to Your Top Tree Pruning Questions

Answers to Your Top Tree Pruning Questions

The number one way to keep a tree healthy is by pruning. Pruning is the selective removal of parts of a tree in order to shape the tree, improve tree health, and reduce the risk of falling branches. Why is pruning important? Pruning provides both cosmetic and...
All About Aphids

All About Aphids

Aphids are soft-bodied insects that use their piercing sucking mouth-parts to feed on plant sap. As they feed, aphids secrete large amounts of a sticky fluid known as honeydew. This sweet syrup-like substance drips onto plants, attracting ants and promoting a black...
The Essentials of Weed Control

The Essentials of Weed Control

Weeds are the number one problem when it comes to keeping your lawn attractive. Unfortunately, there’s not one miracle cure for this common problem. Since every weed is different, different forms of treatment must be applied and underlying causes may need to be...