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Proper mulching of the soils surrounding the tree is an important component of tree care. Photo: V. Cotrone, Penn State
Making Sure Your Young Shade Trees Survive - Articles Articles
Whether you just planted one tree or seventy five this spring, having a plan to care for them is key to their survival. More
Compost bins with easy access for turning the pile
Composting Leaves - Articles Articles

Composting Leaves

Vincent Cotrone

Before you bag up those fall leaves, consider their potential for your landscape. More
Caring for Your Fresh Cut Christmas Tree
Caring for Your Fresh Cut Christmas Tree - Articles Articles
When it is time to decorate our homes for Christmas, what better way to do that than to purchase a locally grown, fresh cut Christmas tree. More
Gardening Prep during the Cold Winter Months
Gardening Prep during the Cold Winter Months - Articles Articles
The winter temperatures in northeastern Pennsylvania don’t really feel like gardening weather. More
Winter is a Great Time to Examine Your Trees and Prune Them
Winter is a Great Time to Examine Your Trees and Prune Them - Articles Articles
Winter is the perfect time to evaluate your trees' branch structure while the leaves are off the tree and not blocking your view to the interior of the canopy. More
Frost damage on ash
Will My Woody Plants Recover from Freeze Damage - Articles Articles
When we have unusually high temperatures in early spring, many woody trees and shrubs will break bud and leaf out or flower early. More
Open Parking Lot
The Role of Trees and Forests in Healthy Watersheds - Articles Articles
Managing stormwater, reducing flooding, and improving water quality. More
Don’t Over Fertilize Your Lawn this Spring
Don’t Over Fertilize Your Lawn this Spring - Articles Articles
As spring temperatures warm up, many of us begin to think about yard work and greening up that dormant winter lawn. More
A Green Solution to Stormwater Management
A Green Solution to Stormwater Management - Articles Articles
As landscapes grow and develop, the health of streams and rivers affects the quantity and quality of the rainfall entering waterways; what many call stormwater. More
Prevent ‘Moweritis’ from Killing Your Young Trees and Shrubs
Prevent ‘Moweritis’ from Killing Your Young Trees and Shrubs - Articles Articles
Young healthy trees in our landscapes and along our streets are dying overnight from an unusual cause. More