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Providing valuable content to those interested in tree care, safety tips and most other things pertaining to our oxygen providing friends.

The root of our information comes from industry experts, arborists, tree cutting professionals, tree huggers and leafy type enthusiasts.
These Caterpillars Build Their Own Mobile Homes
Isn't nature just amazing? Check out these caterpillars who create their own "home on wheels."
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Julia Bruchez
Looking at Trees Can Reduce Problematic Cravings
Look out your window, go for a walk, visit a local park. Read how greenery can reduce problematic cravings.
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Julia Bruchez
To the Moon and Back
These tree seeds have been to the moon and back. Where are the "moon trees" now?
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Julia Bruchez
New Jersey's 10 Awe-Inspiring Trees
New Jersey, especially Princeton, is covered in historic and memorable trees.
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Annie Bruchez
15 of the Most Remarkable Trees of the U.S.
"From the world's largest to ones that were here long before the Mayflower, these noble trees are nothing less than U.S. national treasures"
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Julia Bruchez
6 Fun Facts About Presidents and White House Trees
Our presidents care about their trees; we should too! Check out these fun facts about our presidents and their trees.
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Julia Bruchez
Climbing Trees Is Safer than Organized Sports
It is natural for parents to worry about their children, but here's why it is important for children to climb trees.
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Julia Bruchez
Spotted Lanternfly
This insect is a potential threat to several important crops including grapes, peaches and timber trees.
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Luis Asencio
Artists Juxtaposed Four Seasons At One Location In A Single Image
Nature’s extraordinary ability to change shows it’s alive and always ready to surprise.
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Annie Bruchez
Spiral Observation Tower Rises Out of Danish Forest
Check out these incredible photos of an observation tower "accessible to everyone without disrupting the natural environment."
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Julia Bruchez
Hummingbirds Are Cooler Than You Realized
These birds are true acrobats. They dart, and dip, flit and flutter as they look for high-energy foods they need to fuel their flight.
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Annie Bruchez
1932 Love Story Starring Trees (Video)
"It's just a delightfully sweet story that shows a love for nature that still resonates like crazy some 75 years later."
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Julia Bruchez
20 Minutes in Nature a Day
Check out this article to learn how spending time in nature can benefit you.
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Julia Bruchez
5 Trees for Screening Our Lovable Neighbors
We love our neighbors, but we also love our privacy. Read how to grow beautiful screening trees that both you and your neighbors can enjoy.
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Julia Bruchez
Interesting Facts About Trees
Did you know that you could save money by planting trees? Read these fascinating tree facts to learn how!
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Julia Bruchez
5 Animals that Depend on Forests
Forests impact our lives in so many ways, from the air we breathe to the wood we use. Check out how these 5 animals depend on the forests!
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Annie Bruchez
10 Great Trees for Small Yards
Check out these small trees which are great for small yards!
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Julia Bruchez
Unprotected Ash Trees Are Now Buying Time
Do you have ash trees? Now is the time to decide... protect or die.
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Tim Bruchez
Plant 10 Trees If You Want to Graduate, Says New Filipino Law
Lawmakers in the Philippines' House of Representatives would require students to plant 10 trees each — or risk not graduating...
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Luis Asencio
Amazing Treehouses Around the World
Check out one of the most colorful trees!
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Annie Bruchez
Hawaii's Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree
Check out one of the most colorful trees!
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Annie Bruchez
Amount of carbon stored in forests reduced as climate warms
Accelerated tree growth caused by a warming climate does not necessarily translate into enhanced carbon storage, an international study ...
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Luis Asencio
Fun Tree & Plant Facts
Learn something new today!
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Annie Bruchez
Add Color to Your Spring
Spring time is a happy time when you can enjoy the beauty in blooming trees.
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Annie Bruchez
Trees Sweat to Keep Cool
During extreme heat waves, one species of eucalyptus copes by releasing water...
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Luis Asencio
HAPPY ARBOR DAY
We celebrate with the country on the 147th annual Arbor Day! Happy Arbor Day from us to you!
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Annie Bruchez
How Old is the World's Oldest Living Tree?
Here it is, in all its lonely glory: the world's oldest living tree.
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Annie Bruchez
Maps Can Help You Manage Troublesome Insects
USA National Phenology Network’s Pheno Forecast maps indicate, the status of the life cycle stage for several troublesome insect pests...
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Luis Asencio
The History of Earth Day
Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
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Annie Bruchez
How tree diversity regulates invading forest pests
Relationships between tree diversity and pest diversity follow a hump-shaped curve....
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Luis Asencio
Planting Trees and Shrubs: How to Find the Right Moment
When is the best time to plant trees and shrubs?
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Annie Bruchez
The Importance of Photosynthesis in Trees
Photosynthesis is an important process that permits plants, including trees, to use their leaves....
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Luis Asencio
Pollinator Friendly Trees and Shrubs
Say hello to spring! Here are some pollinator friendly trees and shrubs to add beauty to your homes and communities.
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Annie Bruchez
Tree Placement Around Home...
Spring is fast approaching and it's a good time of year to plant new trees. Trees can help reduce heating and cooling costs. Check this out!
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Luis Asencio
Old Trees Grow Faster Than Young Ones
Unlike humans, old trees grow faster than young ones, new study shows
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Annie Bruchez
Top Rated Local
New Jersey’s Top Rated Local® Tree Care Companies Award Winner: Princeton Tree Care
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Luis Asencio
Why Air Spade ?
Here are four reasons why you should Air Spade.
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Luis Asencio
Fun Fact Friday
Here are some fun facts about our life giving trees! Have a great Friday!
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Annie Bruchez
When Should My Tree Be Cut Down?
This guide will help you figure out if your tree is dead, as well as what to do with it if it’s time to cut it down.
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Annie Bruchez
Tree of the Week • Southern Magnolia
The Southern Magnolia is one of a kind!
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Annie Bruchez
2019 AWARD WINNER !
We’re honored to be named on the 2019 list of highest rated companies in New Jersey by Top Rated Local®.
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Luis Asencio
Praise - Property Management Tree Care Team
We appreciate every opportunity to care for our life giving trees. Great job, Team.
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Tim Bruchez
Do you know your state tree?
Check out one of the most colorful trees!
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Annie Bruchez
What's a port-a-wrap?
Port-A-Wrap, a safe and effecient lowering device....
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Luis Asencio
Caring For Young Trees
The first five years are critical for the long-term health of a tree...
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Luis Asencio
Have you heard of the Wood Wide Web?
BBC News shares the secrets behind the "Wood Wide Web"!
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Madeline Bruchez
Seedballs ???
Another creative solution to saving our forest...
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Luis Asencio
Winter Tree Watering Tips
Follow these tips to help the trees on your property survive the winter and remain healthy all year long.
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Luis Asencio
Did You Know??
CONTACT US TODAY for a winter safety assessment. Provided to you, our neighbor, as a courtesy.
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Luis Asencio
How to Properly Stack Firewood
There's nothing like the relaxing feeling of putting your feet up next to a warm, crackling fire. Here is how to safely stack firewood!
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Annie Bruchez
The Beast of the East Meets PTC
In celebration of 2018 team PTC visits the Beast of the East!
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Madeline Bruchez
Trees Talk to Each Other and Recognize Their Offspring
The Lorax might have spoken for the trees, but it turns out that trees can speak for themselves. At least to other trees, that is.
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Annie Bruchez
Pine Wilt Disease
The first symptom of pine wilt disease is the discoloration of needles, which turn from yellow to green then to brown.
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Luis Asencio
8 Sustainable Ways to Recycle your Christmas Tree
Here are 8 ways you can reuse your Christmas tree long after the season is over.
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Luis Asencio
5 Tips For Chainsaw
Before you think about cranking the saw and starting to cut, protect yourself! Get farmiliar with your tool & follow the 5 key safety tips.
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Luis Asencio
Running the Ropes
This is no easy job requires a lot of attention at all times. 1,2,3 Pull!
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Luis Asencio
Avoid Your Christmas From Going Up In Flames
If you have already put up your Christmas Tree please make sure to check that you have done so both correctly and safely.
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Luis Asencio
Why Fertilize ?!
Roots continue growth and consumption of nutrients long after leaves fall into December...
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Luis Asencio
9 Natural Ways to Decorate an Outdoor Tree
Decorating the evergreen trees in your yard is a fun way to add a little extra character to your home.
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Luis Asencio
Good Old Chaps
Safety is highly important when working with any type of machinery. With chain saws, you have to protect your legs and here's why...
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Luis Asencio
DIY Wooden Christmas Decorations
We have collected for you some cool DIY wooden Christmas decorations that you are going to love!
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Luis Asencio
Homeowner Tree Responsibility
Homeowner tree responsilbility with overhanging branches...
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Luis Asencio
What is " Good " Soil?
What does “good” soil mean? It depends on your point of view.
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Luis Asencio
PTC Founder Gains CTSP Status
Hiring a company with a CTSP on staff helps ensure a higher level of safety and professionalism.
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Gabi Bautista
5 of the best real Christmas Tree
A collection of our top 5 traditional Christmas trees.
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Luis Asencio
Uh Oh... is that Fungus Among Us?
Mushroom growth on or around our trees is a serious cause for concern. What to do when...
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Tim Bruchez
The Disadvantages of a Pine Tree
While there are advantages to planting pine trees, there are also some disadvantages.
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Luis Asencio
Why Should I Plant in the Fall?
Why Fall is the Best Time for Tree Planting ???
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Luis Asencio
Mulch Fall Leaves
Fallen leaves have organic matter in them, you're adding good organic matter to your soil...
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Luis Asencio
DIY Leaf Craft for Kids
There are tons of inspiring DIY leaf crafts around the web, I challenge you to create one!
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Luis Asencio
How Trees Can Retain Stormwater Runoff
Trees in our communities provide many services...
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Luis Asencio
Are Your Trees Stressed?
Believe it or not, trees get stressed, too.
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Luis Asencio
'Sudden Branch Drop'
Beware the scary 'sudden branch drop,' when trees start self-pruning during the summer
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Luis Asencio
Seed Growth Time Lapse
Timelapse video of a seed growing...
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Luis Asencio
Hornet Nests Awareness
Hornet Nests – Identification and Tips for Treatment or Removal
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Luis Asencio
There Is Healing Power in Trees
Trees have special abilities...
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Liddy Cortina
Large Trees Next To Home
Trees Growing Next to Your House: What You Should Know
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Luis Asencio
Burl Please!
Burl wood is anything but average. The swirls, twirls, and eyes dancing in the bark all create a unique, highly figured wood grain...
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Luis Asencio
Tree Care: 5 Ways to Keep Your Trees Healthy
Here are 5 Ways to Keep Your Trees Healthy.
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Luis Asencio
DO NOT TOUCH THIS PLANT!
A little knowledge and some respect for the plant should keep you and your loved ones safe. So here's what we know about it.
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Luis Asencio
10 Facts on Roots
Check out 10 Facts on Roots.
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Luis Asencio
13 Things That Can Harm Trees That You Didn't Know
To make sure that you aren’t accidentally killing your trees, read over this list before you give them care.
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Luis Asencio
Get Your Mulch On!
Mulch, a trees best friend. Heres why...
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Luis Asencio
Trees: How to Prevent Snow Damage
Lend your trees a hand during a snow storm to potentially save their lives.
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Tim Bruchez
Redwood Trees
Soaring up to 350 feet in height, coast redwoods are the tallest trees on Earth.
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Luis Asencio
Dragon Bloodwood Trees ???
Dragon blood tree is an evergreen tree. Injured bark and branches release red resin which is why this plant is known as dragon blood tree.
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Luis Asencio
Pine Cone Fun Facts
Aside from their decorating uses, pinecones play an important role in nature. They as well have a specific function in the plant world.
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Luis Asencio
A Healthy Forest
Clean water is one of life's basic necessities. Healthy forests keep streams clean and water quality high....
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Luis Asencio
Scientists Invent ‘Super Wood’ That Could Replace Steel?
Scientists have devised a way to make wood up to 12 times stronger in a bid to replace steel.
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Luis Asencio
Oldest Living Tree
Take a look at one of the world oldest living tree.
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Luis Asencio
Why Cabling?
Reasons as to why your tree(s) may need cableling and the benefits behind it.
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Liddy Cortina
DIY Christmas Crafts
DIY Christmas Crafts that are made from wood are the new fad. Find your creative side and give it try!
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Liddy Cortina
Winter is a Great Time To Prune Your Trees
Lumberjackin' is a year-round trade. However, there's a common misconception that tree maintenance is best done during the growing season.
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Tim Bruchez
Mistletoe Story
Get ready to pucker up!
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Luis Asencio
Which type of Christmas Tree is Right For You?
Find out which type of Christmas Tree is right for you...
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Luis Asencio
Winter Tree Care Tips
Check out one of the most colorful trees!
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Luis Asencio
Dangerous Trees ?
If you think your trees are changing, or you see any of the major warning signs above, call PTC to have your trees fully inspected.
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Luis Asencio
Tree Topping
Tree topping, is a harmful pruning practice in which tree branches are cut to stubs to reduce the size of tree.
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Luis Asencio
4 Ways Trees Add Value to Your Property
Boost your property value, save energy and beautify your landscape. Start by having Princeton Tree Care evaluate your property.
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Luis Asencio
DIY Willow Water – A Natural Rooting Hormone
Homemade plant rooting hormone using “Willow Water”, is a homebrew plant rooting hormone that is easily made.
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Luis Asencio