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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.
You Should Know What Black Knot Is And How It Is Killing Your Trees...
Black Knot Disease is a fungus that attacks and kills your trees. Learn how to identify and control Black Knot.
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Lynnette C.
Top 10 Flowering Trees
Springtime is here! Check out these Top 10 Flowering Trees that are sure to add vibrant color to your yard!
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Lynnette C.
Why Hire An Arborist?
It is important to hire a professional with knowledge and skill to properly take care of your trees.
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Lynnette C.
World Autism Awareness Day: Eden Autism Services
Eden Autism Services has a great mission is to improve the lives of people with autism.
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Annie Bruchez
We Won't Trick You on April Fools Day! We Really Offer Financing!
We are so excited to share this news with you!
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Annie Bruchez
Can a cherry tree be a good addition to your yard?
Are you a fan of spring blooms? Check out some popular cherry trees which can be an awesome addition to your landscape!
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Chris V.
Key Tips For Pruning Your Trees
Proper pruning encourages strong growth, increases flower and fruit production, improves plant health, and removes damaged limbs.
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Did You Know?
We care about the health and safety of our customers during these difficult times.
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Lynnette C.
Tree Of The Week
This deciduous Magnolia tree is large in size and in the early spring has an entirely spectacular set of pink to purple flowers.
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Chris V.
Key Tips When Watering Your Trees
Watering is a simple yet essential part of caring for your trees.
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Lynnette C.
The Outdoors Can Be an Antidote to Quarantine Anxiety
Getting outside is one way to relieve the stress of social distancing
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Annie Bruchez
Signs of active (EAB) Emerald Ash Borer
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Luis Asencio
First day of spring 2020
The first day of spring 2020 is unlike any we have seen in more than a century. It’s early...
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Luis Asencio
Key tips for proper mulching
Mulching is beneficial for your trees health.
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Lynnette C.
Key tips to planting a tree
Key steps to ensure you are planting your tree correctly, in the proper place
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Lynnette C.
Key tips on selecting a healthy tree.
Selecting the right tree and the right location will ensure optimal growth.
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Lynnette C.
Cherry Blossoms expected to hit peak bloom in late March
If you can make the trip to check out the amazing 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival between March 20th and April 12th
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Chris V.
Tree City U.S.A
A non-profit business founded in 1976 dedicated to giving trees a life well cared for. Tree City, U.S.A!
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Chris V.
Did you know?
Late winter or early spring, before bud break, is a good time to prune many species because the trees will heal rapidly.
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Luis Asencio
Two NE tree species can be used in new sustainable building material
A revolutionary new type of building material.
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Chris V.
Amazonian tree with human-sized leaves finally gets ID’d as new species
Researchers have known that the tree is a species of Coccoloba, a genus of flowering plants that grow in the tropical forests of ...
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Luis Asencio
Why do we still have paper receipts?
Paper or Digital Receipt?
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Chris V.
So how much Carbon does one tree actually absorb?
What trees have to offer to counter carbon emissions and more.
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Chris V.
Trillion Trees Act
A pragmatic step towards addressing global carbon emissions. Plan(t) for the future!
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Chris V.
Life Is Slowly Returning To Scorched Australian Lands
Photos of hope in Australia after the raging forest fire.
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Annie Bruchez
Hemlock Protection Treatment
Oils are sprayed on the foliage of the tree smothering the HWA; ensuring these Hemlock trees have proper care for the next season.
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Chris V.
Blooms on the chocolate tree are crazy-hard to pollinate
The plant’s reproductive system challenges Mother Nature’s pollen-movers
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Corynne Smalygo
How to design a forest fit to heal the planet
Reforestation has enormous potential as a cheap and natural way...
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Luis Asencio
Fostering Future Tree Planters
Inspiring the next generation towards a happy and healthy planet. Plant for the future!
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Chris V.
Trees are a Powerful Tool in Natural Climate Solutions
Time for trees is now. Without a technological breakthrough for climate change, we cannot compromise the nature of our life-giving trees.
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Chris V.
Firefighters save grove of trees in Australia that predate the dinosaurs
Australia preserves ancient Wollemi Pines that have long been kept a secret; keeping the ancient trees safe during Australia's brushfires.
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Corynne Smalygo
Tree Species Taxonomy
In this article, we break down the difference between tree genera and tree species. Today we will dive into where they have originated from!
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Chris V.
Australia fires: Plants photographed regrowing in ashes
We will be covering the upside to this disastrous wildfire. But the real question is...Is this only the beginning?
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Why the Fires in Australia Are So Bad
Bush fire season is nothing new to Australians, but this summer has been calamitous — and it’s far from over.
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Corynne Smalygo
How do conifers survive droughts?
As the world warms, a new study is helping scientists understand how cone-bearing trees like pines and junipers may respond to drought.
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Luis Asencio
8 Uses for your Tree After Christmas
Christmas is over, now what should you do with your tree? Here are some useful and creative ideas.
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Corynne Smalygo
Here's What You Should Know to Lower Your Fire Risk with Christmas Trees
Each type of Christmas Tree has its own fire risks, but you can keep your risks low by following some important safety tips.
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Corynne Smalygo
The History of the Christmas Tree Goes Back Farther Than You Might Realize
Brush up on the origins of the true hallmark of holiday decor.
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Corynne Smalygo
Tree of the Week • White Fir
The White Fir is a popular Christmas tree! Learn more.
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Julia Andrade
Hazards With Objects Going Into Chippers
Precautions and the dangers of chippers
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Corynne Smalygo
Team Day • RPM Raceway
Check out our race day pictures and who won the 2 main events!
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Julia Andrade
20 Random Reasons to Really Love Trees
We love our trees. Here are some reasons to love them even more!
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Julia Andrade
Tree of the Week • Norway Spruce
Did you know that the big tree at the Rockefeller Center every year is a Norway Spruce? Learn more!
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Julia Andrade
5 Things Everyone Can Do To Protect the Planet's Soil
"Join in celebrating World Soil Day on December 5th, a day to focus attention on the importance of protecting soil."
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Julia Andrade
 Winter Injury to Trees and Shrubs
The frequency and severity of winter damage are determined by a number of factors...
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Corynne Smalygo
How to Pick the Best Christmas Tree Ever
With these tips for choosing the optimal real Christmas tree and keeping it looking good for as long as possible...
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Luis Asencio
Tree of the Week • Leyland Cypress
This tree provided winter cover for songbirds and game birds. Check out how tall these trees get!
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Julia Andrade
12 Houseplants for Everyone On Your Gift List
Looking for a great gift for friends and family? Here are 12 plants they would love!
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Julia Andrade
10 Amazing Tree Stump Ideas for the Garden
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Luis Asencio
Tree of the Week • Willow Oak
"Willow oak acorns are a top food preference for whitetail deer, squirrels, wild turkeys, quail and some songbirds."
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Julia Andrade
Planting Trees Helped Save This Endangered Bird
"The restoration of one of the rarest songbirds reminds us how important it is to PROTECT our forests and continue to PLANT trees."
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Julia Andrade
This Mexican Forest Turns Orange Every Fall, But Not How You Think
Look at what makes this color change so special.
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Corynne Smalygo
Spotted Lanternfly
Learn a few new things about the SLF and what to do to prevent them
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Corynne Smalygo
Tree of the Week • American Elm
Check out our tree of the week. Look for them around your town!
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Julia Andrade
Children Need an Hour of Nature Daily
How do children benefit from being in nature for an hour every day?
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Julia Andrade
Firefighters Rescue Owl in California's Forest Fire
Any good news coming out of these horrific wildfires, should be heard!
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Annie Bruchez
Tree of the Week • Colorado Blue Spruce
This tree gets its blue color from a waxy, powdery coating on its needles. Learn more!
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Julia Andrade
20+ African Countries Started Building The “Great Green Wall” To Stop Climate Change & Poverty
The Great Green Wall is planned to span 8,000km, covering 100 million hectares of land.
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Annie Bruchez
111 Trees Are Grown for Every Girl in This Village
The villagers of Piplantri plant 111 trees every time a girl child is born and the community ensures these trees survive...
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Luis Asencio
Why do leaves fall?
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Luis Asencio
Natural Beauties
Prepare to be wowed by nature's audacity with these marvels that no tree lover should miss.
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Corynne Smalygo
Planting to Reduce Those Winter Heating Bills
Not only do trees shade from the summer heat, they also help with cutting winter energy costs as well..
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Corynne Smalygo
Why is the Tongass National Forest so important?
Known as the 'crown jewel' of U.S. national forests, this ancient ecosystem is at a crossroads.
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Corynne Smalygo
The basics of how and why leaves change color in the fall.
When leaves change color from green to yellow, bright orange, or red, you'll know that trees are beginning their long winter's rest.
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Luis Asencio
The Halloween Tree
Check out the tree inspired by the novel, written by Ray Bradbury.
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Corynne Smalygo
Halloween Trivia
Reese's Cups aren't the most popular candy?!
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Annie Bruchez
Fall is a great time to plant trees
Take advantage of the cooler weather for tree planting
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Corynne Smalygo
Tree of the Week • Red Maple
Check out our tree of the week! This tree has a beautiful fall color.
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Julia Andrade
Enchanted Forests: Mystical Powers of Different Trees
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Luis Asencio
Tree Tents Used To Elevate Every Adventure
These portable treehouses let you sleep above the ground, keeping campers away from rough terrain and beasties below.
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Annie Bruchez
Tree of the Week • Loblolly Pine
This tree is native to the east coast from New Jersey to Florida. Learn more!
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Julia Andrade
How to Transform Yard Scraps into a Magical Fairy Garden Tree Stump
Creating a fairy garden tree stump using natural and upcycled materials is a fun project you can do to delight your children (and yourself).
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Annie Bruchez
Fallen Tree Leads to a New Home (Video)
An owlet orphaned by a fallen tree gets adopted by a new family.
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Julia Andrade
Shop fast-growing trees
Looking for quick greenery and shade to spruce up your yard? Check out these fast-growing trees that grow at least three feet per year.
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Corynne Smalygo
Climate Change Study Finds That Maple Syrup Season May Come Earlier
With climate change, daily temperatures are on the rise, which affects sap flow and sugar content.
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Luis Asencio
Here's When Fall Leaves Will Peak In Your Region
Find out when your leaves will start to change
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Corynne Smalygo
Can ash trees survive Emeralds Ash Borer Beetles?
Ash tree species likely will survive emerald ash borer beetles, but just barely....
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Luis Asencio
After Bears Kept Coming To This Man’s Bee Farm To Steal Honey, He Decided To Turn Them Into Honey Tasters
The beekeeper set up a table with 4 kinds of honey for the bears to feast on. As it turns out, bears have quite an expensive taste.
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Annie Bruchez
PREPPING YOUR TREES FOR WINTER
When winter winds whistle and you’re toasting yourself by the fire, don’t forget about your trees.
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Luis Asencio
Why It’s Great to Plant Trees in the Fall
There are perks to fall planting, like a stronger root system and less maintenance...
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Luis Asencio
Furniture, floors or construction?
Find out what timber is best suited for your project and how to tell the difference between hardwood and softwood.
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Corynne Smalygo
Look how far we've come
Learn about the different lumberjacks and the old culture that started it all.
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Corynne Smalygo
The Amazon is Burning, and Here's Why it's Not Just Brazil's Problem
The current fires in the Amazon rainforest should have everyone's attention.
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Annie Bruchez
Tree of The Week - Kousa Dogwood
Learn about this beautiful dogwood and the special treat that's hiding in plain sight.
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Corynne Smalygo
Dangers of Fruit Trees in NJ
Be on the lookout for these 4 popular trees in New Jersey, their diseases and their pests.
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Corynne Smalygo
Help Save on Your Energy Costs with Trees
Learn how to help your energy costs by planting which trees and what to look for
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Corynne Smalygo
The Forest Man Of India
Jadav Payeng, "The Forest Man of India," has planted tens of thousands of trees over the course of nearly 40 years...
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Luis Asencio
Electric vs Gas Chainsaws – Which is Right For Your Needs?
Chainsaws come in three types – gas, electric, and battery-powered. Which is Right For Your Needs?
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Luis Asencio
Ethiopia Breaks World Record By Planting 350 Million Trees In 12 Hours
Ethiopian officials claim they planted over 350 million trees in an effort to restore the country’s landscape
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Annie Bruchez
How to Plant a Privacy Hedge
Are you looking for an affordable way to create privacy in your yard?
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Luis Asencio
Trees and Storm Safety
Storm events such as tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, hurricanes, and ice can considerably impact trees.
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Annie Bruchez
Street Art Meets Nature
Nature brings the city streets and towns to life!
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Annie Bruchez
How Tall is the Tallest Tree on Earth?
How does the tallest tree compare in height to you, a giraffe, a space shuttle, and Big Ben?
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Julia Andrade
11 Beautiful Forests Fit for a Fairy Tale
And the trees lived happily ever after. These surreal forests truly look like they came right out of a storybook.
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Julia Andrade
How to Practice 'Forest Bathing' in a Park
Read these 8 simple steps to feel healthier and happier.
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Julia Andrade
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 Andrade
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 Andrade
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 Andrade
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 Andrade