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Tips for Summer Tree Care

This summer, don’t allow the trees on your property to fall victim to summer storms, drought, intense heat, disease and insect infestations. Take care of your landscape by paying special attention to your trees from June through August.  Horhut Tree Experts, a local tree care service in Pittsburgh, suggests the following tips for healthy, happy […]

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When Should I Prune my Tree?

As winter shows signs of ending, you should be thinking about your landscape and preparing it for spring. Now is the perfect time to begin pruning your trees. Contrary to what many people believe, fall is not the time to attack this job. Even though

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Spring Lawn Maintenance

As the days are growing longer and the signs of spring have arrived, lawn maintenance is top of mind for many homeowners.  Hopefully, your lawn was properly cared for in the fall, so that there is little more to do than wait for the warmth to bring the green back. So what little more is […]

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Watch Out—Spotted Lanternfly in Western PA

Spotted Lanternfly, also referred to as SLF, has recently been spotted in western Pennsylvania adding Allegheny and Beaver counties to the list of quarantined counties.  Originally discovered in Berks County (eastern PA) in 2014, this invasive species of planthoppers can cause serious damage to trees and has the potential to greatly impact the Pennsylvania agriculture […]

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How Can I Reuse my Christmas Tree?

The holidays have come to an end, the decorations are put away and the only sign of Christmas that remains is a bare Christmas tree.  While a live tree is a beautiful addition to any home during the holidays, it seems like such a waste to toss it to the curb when January rolls around.  […]

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Tree Removal Guide

Removing large trees from your property can be a difficult decision.  Trees add to your landscape by providing shade and beauty, plus they may hold sentimental value if you or someone you loved planted them.  Cost may play a factor in the decision-making, too, depending on the number of trees you need to be removed.  […]

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Is My Tree About to Fall?

If you have large trees on your property, you should regularly inspect them to make sure they are structurally stable. One strong storm could bring down a weakened tree causing damage to your house, personal belongings, or worse, injury to you or someone else. If you are more comfortable leaving it to the professionals, consider […]

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Common Signs of a Dying Tree

If you have trees on your Pittsburgh property, they more than likely are a prominent feature of your landscape.  Trees, a beautiful addition to any yard, can stand out even more if they are sickly or dying.  From insect infestations to lightning strikes to tree diseases, there can be a variety of reasons that the […]

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