tree of knowledge

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.
Girdling Roots Kill Trees...Read more...
Luis Asencio
Ash tree eaten alive by EAB
This ash tree is an example of what will occur if your ash trees are not treated in time to prevent or stop Emerald Ash Borer.
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Luis Asencio
EAB is killing all unprotected ash trees...Read more...
Luis Asencio
Untreated Vs. Treated Ash Trees
Unless treated, all ash trees WILL DIE!
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Liddy Cortina
"Safety is an Attitude | SAFETY! SAFETY! SAFETY!
Safety is an Attitude | SAFETY! SAFETY! SAFETY! Safety is top priority...
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Luis Asencio
(BLS) Bacterial Leaf Scorch
BLS is killing the trees in our community...
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Luis Asencio
Being a Groundsman
The importance of being a groundsman...
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Luis Asencio
The time is Now!
EAB (emerald ash borer) is going to kill 99.9% of our communities ash trees within the next few years. NOW is the time to #ProtectYourAsh.
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Luis Asencio
Why Air Spade ?
Here are four reasons why you should Air Spade.
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Luis Asencio
5 Trees to Avoid
Think twice before planting these five trees.
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Tim Bruchez
10 Great Trees for Small Yards
Even small yards can be home to a variety of trees, providing fruit, shade, wildlife habitat, or all three.
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Tim Bruchez
Mulching Trees... Killing or Living
Love or hate it, mulch is everywhere. But what is it doing to our trees?
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Tim Bruchez
Let Trees Lower Your Energy Bill
Shade trees save you money on your utility bills, but just how much?
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Liz Bonafide
Proper Pruning Techniques...
Here are some basic pruning tips you should know if you considering on pruning your trees.
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Luis Asencio
Saucer Magnolias - A Magnificent Landscape Tree
Thinking of adding a tree to your front yard landscape. Consider a saucer magnolia.
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Tim Bruchez
5 Fast Growing Trees
Looking to quickly grow some green in your yard? Check out the top 5 fastest-growing trees offered in arborday.org Tree Nursery.
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Luis Asencio
5 Types of Trees to Avoid
Here are five species you might want to avoid when planting a tree:
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Luis Asencio
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
Forest Fire Season...
Humans are the biggest cause of wildfires, burning down 7,000,000 acres annually. Learn how you can help prevent forest fires.
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Luis Asencio
Circle of Life...
The life of the mind is like that of the trunk of a tree.
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Luis Asencio
10 Reasons Why You Should Love Trees...
real quick...rattle of ten reasons why everyone should love trees? HA! don't stress it, we did the leg work for you. Click to learn more.
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Luis Asencio
Our Weapon (Tool) of Choice
Just as a soldier in basic training must be able to field strip his weapon, so should every tree worker...
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Luis Asencio
Did You See that Burl!?!
Holy smokes! Did you see that burl!?!
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Tim Bruchez
Avoid Storm Damage
Trees are beautiful and can also be dangerous. Contact PTC for a risk and health assesment on your large decious trees.
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Luis Asencio
Three Reasons Homeowners Should Leave Tree Work to the Professionals
Homeowners should always hire a professional tree care service. Ready why.
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Tim Bruchez
Missing Tree Bark?
If the tree bark comes off, it exposes the inner layer of live tissue to disease and insect infestation.
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Luis Asencio
PTC Earns Angie's List Super Service Award
We are honored to have received the coveted 2016 Angie's List SSA. Great job Team!
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Tim Bruchez
Winter Tip: Have Mature Trees Evaluated
Large trees, especially near your home, should be evaluated for structural integrity by a tree care expert.
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Tim Bruchez
All About PPE
Understand why Tree Care Workers need to wear safety equipment.
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Gabi Bautista
12 Days of Tree Tips
Find out the great benefits of buying a real Christmas tree.
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Gabi Bautista
Working Roots
In the winter, trees may be dormant, but the roots are still trying to power up on any nutrients availble for those long winters.
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Gabi Bautista
Mistletoe Story
Old kissing tradition dating back to the Middle Ages and beyond.
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Gabi Bautista
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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Gabi Bautista
Why Remove Trees?
Read along to understand a few reasons behind tree removals.
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Gabi Bautista
The Tale of Two Walnut Trees
See the difference Planned Tree Care makes for the health and vitality of our life giving trees.
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Tim Bruchez
Tackling EAB Dilemma in Princeton Trees
Mercer County municipality is undertaking the challenge of battling the EAB issue in Princeton, NJ. Writer for...
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Liz Bonafide
Fungus
Fungus is a sign of tree damage.
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Liddy Cortina