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Remove Vines Strangling Trees

As invasive vines wind around trunks and branches, trees are girdled and smothered until they weaken and die.

12/09/2014

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Native Dogwood A Tree For All Seasons

Plant a native dogwood and, along with spring flowers, summer shade and fall foliage, the tree continues to bear gifts well into winter.

10/27/2014

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Dry Summer Means More Watering Before Winter

Anything newly-planted this year – including trees, shrubs, and perennials – needs regular deep watering until they can grow long roots.

10/22/2014

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Plan Plantings In Context

Where you plant things can be as important as what you plant.

10/01/2014

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Leave Leaf Galls Alone

The good news is leaf galls aren’t fatal to established trees, so you don’t usually need to do anything to get rid of them.

09/24/2014

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Top Spots To See Fall Foliage Near Philly

Lucky for us, there are more than a few places near Philly to see those autumn leaves in all their glory—and before they go up in smoke on that totally illegal bonfire in your neighbor’s backyard.

09/23/2014

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Angie’s List: Removing Trees From Your Property

In this week’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan has information you need if your tree is on its last limb.

08/05/2014

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Don’t Wait For Dead Tree To Kill Someone

If a tree has no leaves, or lots of deadwood and bare branches, you want to take action to keep people, pets and property safe.

07/29/2014

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Many Chester County Residents Still Without Power After Storm

Residents and workers in Chester County try to get through the day without power.

07/09/2014

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Beware Infestation Of Ash Trees

The Emerald Ash Borer is here, an invasive beetle from Asia which has already destroyed tens of millions of ash trees across the USA!

06/23/2014

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Early-Blooming Magnolias Often Take A Turn For The Worse

Early blooming magnolias are so pretty – until Mother Nature turns a cold shoulder, leaving them a mucky droopy disappointment.

04/23/2014

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Plant An Oak Tree

Planting an oak tree is the easiest thing you can do if you want to celebrate Arbor Day or Earth Day, or just increase your home value, reduce energy bills and help control flooding.

04/22/2014

Morris Arboretum (credit: Chelsea Karnash/CBSPhilly.com)

Morris Arboretum Offering Tree-climbing Class For Women

While the days of hauling yourself up to those dangerously skinny branches at the top of that old pine are, sadly, long gone, the Morris Arboretum is offering women the chance to channel their inner arborist this spring.

02/28/2014

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Fallen Branches May Be Down But Not Out

Finding broken branches from the storms is sad, but it’s not all bad news. You might be able to bring that branch back to life.

02/26/2014

Winter Storm Damage (Credit: Cindy Webster)

Insurance Adjusters Busier Than Ever Thanks To Vicious Ice Storm

Insurance adjusters are working overtime thanks to the recent ice storm.

02/08/2014

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