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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.
Understanding the Bark Beetle: Threats and Solutions for Your Trees
Bark beetles represent a formidable challenge for tree owners, forest managers, and environmentalists alike.
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Luis Asencio
Safeguarding Your Pine Trees: Ensuring Safety and Beauty on Your Property
Discover essential tips for protecting your pine trees and maintaining their safety and beauty on your property.
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Luis Asencio
11 Tips for Smart Tree Planting: A Guide to Boosting Property Appeal and Wellness
Boost property appeal and wellness with our expert tips for smart tree planting! 🌳
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Luis Asencio
Navigating Trees and Property Lines During Storm Season: A Neighbor's Guide
Navigate storm seasons with neighborly wisdom! Our guide covers property lines, shared trees, and responsibilities.
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Luis Asencio
What is Black Knot?
Embrace the beauty of winter while giving your trees some extra attention. It's the perfect time to inspect for Black Knot.
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Luis Asencio
Giving Tuesday
We take the beauty nature offers for granted and we tend to receive more than we give. It’s time for us to give back! #GivingTuesday
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Luis Asencio
Tree Injections - Nourishing Trees from Within
Explore the world of tree injections and discover how they nourish trees from within, providing targeted care for enhanced health and...
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Luis Asencio
Marquand Park
Preserving the Past, Nurturing the Future – That's the Magic of Marquand Park and Princeton Tree Care.
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Luis Asencio
BLS?
Bacterial Leaf Scorch can be a devastating condition that affects the health and vitality of your trees.
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Luis Asencio
Port-A-Wrap??
Did you know? The port-a-wrap is an essential tool in the world of tree care!
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Luis Asencio
Are your trees showing signs of disease or insect infestation?
Are your trees showing signs of disease or insect infestation?
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Luis Asencio
The Connected Forest: The Suprising Social Behavior of Trees and Their Fungal Partners
Discover the fascinating connection between trees and fungi, and the importance of this relationship for forest ecosystems.
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Destiny Hemmer
5 Stunning Trees to Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal
Discover the top 5 beautiful front yard trees that can add beauty and value to your home's landscape.
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Luis Asencio
Asian Longhorned Bettle
Learn about the risks of Asian Long-Horned Beetles and how to protect your trees from this invasive species with our informative blog.
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Luis Asencio
Common Invasive Pests to Watch Out For
Protect your trees from invasive pests this season. Learn how to identify and prevent their spread in our informative blog post.
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Luis Asencio
Why Air Spade ?
Here are four reasons why you should Air Spade.
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Luis Asencio
The Importance of Tree Root Management
Tree roots are the foundation of a healthy tree. Without strong and healthy roots, a tree cannot absorb the necessary nutrients and water...
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Luis Asencio
5 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Tree Care Service
Learn how our professional tree care services can help keep your trees healthy and beautiful for years to come.
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Luis Asencio
Protecting Your Trees During Heavy Rain and Wind Storms
Don't wait until the next storm hits – take proactive steps to protect your trees and ensure their health and safety year-round.
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Luis Asencio
Tree of the Week: Northern Red Oak
Tree of the Week features the Northern Red Oak. This tree is amazing in many ways and this post highlights why!
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Luis Asencio
The White House grounds are home to many historic trees.
For Presidents Day, a good tree of the week suggestion could be the White House's historic trees. The White House grounds are home to...
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Luis Asencio
Happy President's Day
Our Presidents have recognized the importance of trees throughout our history...
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Luis Asencio
Chainsaw & Chipper Safety Training
Take a sneak peek at our Chainsaw and Chipper Safety Training session!
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Destiny Hemmer
How to Know When it's Time to Take Down a Tree
How do you know when it's time to take down a tree? We go over the signs you should look out for when deciding.
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Destiny Hemmer
How To Keep Your Trees Healthy This Winter
This step-by-step guide will inform you of the best ways to protect your trees this Winter.
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Destiny Hemmer
Pruning Trees During The Winter
Pruning trees during the winter has many benefits.
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Luis Asencio
In-Depth Look at Oak Wilt, Dutch Elm Disease, and Anthracnose
Learn about the common tree diseases Oak Wilt, Dutch Elm Disease, and Anthracnose and how to protect your trees....
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Luis Asencio
Why are U.S Forest Departments Dumping Christmas Trees In Lakes Across The U.S.?
Let's take a deep dive and see why Forest Officials across America are dumping old Christmas trees into lakes.
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Destiny Hemmer
Employee Spotlight - Jose Lopez
Meet Crew Captain Jose Lopez!
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Destiny Hemmer
This New Jersey Oak Tree Holds More History Than You Know!
Let's take a deep dive into one of New Jersey's most famous historical trees, The Mercer Oak.
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Destiny Hemmer
Employee Spotlight - Shannon McCormick
Meet Princeton Tree Care's Payroll and Data Specialist, Shannon McCormick.
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Destiny Hemmer
How to Tell the Difference Between Cedars and Junipers
Cedar and Junipers have many traits in common. To sort out the confusion, let's take a closer look at the defining qualities of each tree.
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Luis Asencio
Employee Spotlight - Alex Chasar
Meet Crew Member, Alex Chasar!
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Destiny Hemmer
Employee Spotlight - Ivan Santiago
Meet Crew Member, Ivan Santiago!
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Destiny Hemmer
Study sheds light on life cycle of tree roots
Scientists have developed a method for the direct observation of fine roots, which control the uptake of nutrients and water by trees.
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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
9 Trees that Can Survive Flooding
Some tree species are more tolerant than others at withstanding the impact of a storm and its aftereffects...
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Luis Asencio
MAKE YOUR PINE TREES SAFER
Pine trees have shallow roots and...
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Luis Asencio
Employee Spotlight - Brandon Gregory
Meet PHC Crew Member, Brandon Gregory.
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Destiny Hemmer
Employee Spotlight - Julio Valle
Meet Crew Member, Julio Valle!
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Destiny Hemmer
Jane Goodall Joins Global Effort to Plant 1 Trillion Trees by 2030
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Annie Shumway
How To Identify A Dead Ash Tree
We have certified arborists who can assess your trees so that you can take preventative measures.
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Luis Asencio
Employee Spotlight - Greg Guagliardo
Meet Crew Member, Greg Guagliardo!
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Destiny Hemmer
Employee Spotlight - Aalon Hemmer
Meet Princeton Tree Care's Stump Grinding Crew Captain, Aalon Hemmer
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Destiny Hemmer
How To ID a Heaven Tree?
Learn how to ID a Heaven tree. By taking away the Heaven tree you take one proactive step to not welcoming the Spotted Lanternfly.
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Luis Asencio
Tree of the week - Tulip tree
The Tulip Tree is beautiful and historical! Read more under the facts of today's Tree of the week.
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Luis Asencio
Princeton Tree Care Training
PTC has a culture of Learning & Progression.
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Luis Asencio
Employee Spotlight - Gabi Bautista
Meet Princeton Tree Care's Customer Service Specialist, Gabi Bautista
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Destiny Hemmer
Why is Memorial Day in May? 5 interesting facts about Memorial Day
Memorial Day is perhaps the most somber day marked on Americans' calendars. Here are some facts to educate yourself on this Memorial Day!
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Annie Shumway
Deep Root Fertilization
Do you SEA3? SEA3 nutrients is comparable to liquid gold...
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Luis Asencio
Invasive Insects Will Kill 1.4 Million Urban Trees by 2050
The main culprit is the incredibly destructive emerald ash borer.
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Annie Shumway
Top 10 Shade Trees for 2022
The right shade trees can add beauty and cooling shade to your yard. And your choices are vast. Check out some of our favorites...
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Luis Asencio
Happy Arbor Day!
Let's learn some of the history and fun facts of Arbor Day!
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Annie Shumway
Do You SEA3?
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Luis Asencio
Tree of the Week is the amazing Quaking Aspen
One of the many amazing features...
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Luis Asencio
On Earth Day, Make One Change
Here's a list of small yet effective resolutions you could make on this Earth Day.
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Annie Shumway
Arborist Advice: Mulching 101
With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your yard again. Now is the best time to apply mulch!
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Annie Shumway
CAUTION!
The Spotted Lanternfly is yet another insect that you should be aware of when it comes to your trees.
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Luis Asencio
Tree of the Week • Rosebud Cherry
Tree of the week goes to the Rosebud cherry! This tree doesn’t need much space to grow and is highly tolerant of urban pollution and...
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Luis Asencio
5 Lucky Shamrock Facts for St. Patrick’s Day
Here are fun lucky shamrock facts to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
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Annie Shumway
CAUTION!
For your safety, please take the following precautions...
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Luis Asencio
Why You Should Consider Stump Grinding?
What is Stump Grinding? Stump grinding allows Princeton Tree Care to perform a safe, efficient, and complete tree stump removal so...
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Luis Asencio
What's a tree wedge?
Such a simple tool but yet so essential to have at all times when doing tree work.
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Luis Asencio
How Much of a Tree Is Alive? Understanding Living and Non-Living Tree Cells
Here, we review the anatomy of a tree and why the ratio of living to non-living cells is so important to the tree's overall survival.
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Annie Shumway
What are Girdling Roots?
Some girdling roots are visible from the surface of the soil while others exist below the soil surface. Air spading is a practice to expose
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Luis Asencio
The ABC's of Pruning
Proper pruning technique is important for a healthy tree.
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Annie Shumway
“Snow” Your Facts: Protect Trees and Shrubs from Winter
Should the snow damage your trees and shrubs, seek professional help to recover their health.
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Annie Shumway
New Year’s Resolutions for Enriching your Relationship with Nature
Thinking about our relationship with nature and finding ways to protect the environment can help us be better stewards of the planet.‍
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Annie Shumway
How to Care for Trees During Winter
Learn how to protect trees and help them survive the winter season and thrive in years to come.
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Annie Shumway
Most Spectacular Holiday Light and Christmas Displays in NJ
If you’re looking for a little bit of Christmastime magic, then check out the best Christmas light displays in New Jersey.
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Annie Shumway
Thanksgiving Facts to Share with Your Family
Before carving up your family's turkey this year, take the time to learn some of the most interesting Thanksgiving facts we could find.
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Annie Shumway
5 Ways to Put Fallen Leaves to Work in Your Garden
Did you know that there are many ways that you can actually put your leaves to good use?
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Annie Shumway
12 Unbelievable Submerged and Underwater Forests Around the World
Submerged and underwater forests can be found all over the world. Checkout these extraordinary underwater forests!
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Annie Shumway
8 of the Creepiest Trees on Earth
If you've never thought of a tree as creepy, hark back to your memories of the grouchy apple trees in Wizard of Oz.
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Annie Shumway
The Best 20 Tree Jokes And Puns
Planting trees is serious business, make no mistake. But we like to have fun while we’re doing it. And what’s more fun than a joke?
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Annie Shumway
Best Places to See Fall Foliage in New Jersey
The brilliant transformation of New Jersey's lush green summer to the vibrant hues of amber, orange and deep crimson happens each fall!
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Annie Shumway
5 Landscaping Tips for Transitioning From Summer to Fall
Here are our top 5 landscaping tips to end the summer right and keep the grass looking greener on your side.
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Annie Shumway
The 7 Best Shade Trees in New Jersey
Summers in New Jersey can be sweltering hot and humid, so there’s no question that shade trees are an important aspect of NJ landscaping.
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Annie Shumway
Keeping Soil Moist is Important for Tree Health
Watering your trees properly is one of the best ways to keep them healthy and stress-free.
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Annie Shumway
How to Identify a Tree by Its Bark
There are many patterns, textures and other characteristics of bark that can help you identify trees without a single glance at its leaves.
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Annie Shumway
August is Tree Check Month
Spending 10 minutes of your day to check trees for signs of damage can help you understand any problems and develop a plan.
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Luis Asencio
Bagworms???
Not sure how to identify Bagworms? Contact Us Today for a complimentary health and risk assessment.
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Luis Asencio
How to Tell the Age of a Tree Without Cutting it Down
Did you know that by taking some simple measurements and calculations you can obtain a good estimate of a tree's age?
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Annie Shumway
Forest Bathing: How Nature Makes us Happier
Why we should have a forest bath – the science behind nature.
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Annie Shumway
10 of the World's Most Inspiring Trees
From ancient beauties and ghostly boughs to a tree that harbors a secret dance floor, meet some of the superstars of tree family!
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Annie Shumway
A Bait Tree? All About the Catalpa Tree and Its Worms
The Catalpa Tree is known for its beauty and blooms. Caterpillars and worms have been stripping its foliage, learn more here!
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Annie Shumway
Employee Spotlight- Matt Voorhees
Meet Crew Captain, Matt Voorhees.
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Shannon McCormick
What Is The Drip Line?
The drip line of a tree is the area located directly under the outer circumference of the tree branches.
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Luis Asencio
How to Help Trees Survive the Summer Heat
Especially when trees are newly planted, they need all the help they can get in the scorching heat of summer.
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Annie Shumway
12 Tremendous Trees That Hold World Records
From tallest to oldest and fastest-growing to most dangerous, these superlative specimens are trees at their most extreme.
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Annie Shumway
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
This is Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, an invasive insect that attacks hemlocks. Our Team can help your hemlock trees. #WeCarePTC
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Luis Asencio
Plants That Make the Transition from Spring to Summer
Add these to your gardening landscape and you’ll quickly enjoy a long season of constant life and color from spring through summer!
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Annie Shumway
The 10 Best Flowering Trees for Your Landscape
Flowering landscape trees are the crown jewels of the residential landscape, offering shape, color, and shade.
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Annie Shumway
Employee Spotlight- Brandon Cruz
Meet Crew Captain, Brandon Cruz.
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Shannon McCormick
Billions Of Cicadas Emerge After 17 Years In The Ground
There’s love in the air after 17 years in the eastern United States, and billions of cicadas have emerged!
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Annie Shumway
What Happens to a Tree After You Remove it?
Getting trees removed? You may be worried about the stumps or roots beneath. So what happens to a stump after tree removal?
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Himni Palacios
Best Low Pollen Trees
Did you know there are trees you can plant that won’t irritate your allergies as much as others? We got your back.
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Himni Palacios
5 Trees That Require Next to No Maintenance
These trees are the some of the easiest to care for and are great for new homeowners
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Himni Palacios
Why Do Trees Flower in the Spring?
Have you ever been curious to know the reasons behind why trees choose to bloom in the spring?
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Himni Palacios
Woods Vs. Forest: What's the Difference?
The difference between woods and forests comes down to canopy cover and tree density. Learn more ways that the woods and forests differ!
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Annie Shumway