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Flowering Trees: The Nature Show You Can’t See on Netflix

Have you noticed that nature is putting on a show for us right now? Some of our favorite flowering trees are coming alive with beautiful blooms! Here’s how to care for these spectacular trees.

April 9, 2020
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Why Emerald Ash Borer is an Insect You Can’t Afford to Ignore

For the last 17 years, the U.S. has been battling the Emerald Ash Borer. These shiny green beetles have decimated millions of Ash Trees across the country! If you’re a homeowner with an Ash Tree on your property, you need to have your tree inspected now or you may pay a hefty price later! Read…

April 3, 2020
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How Giroud Is Working Safely During Covid-19
What Giroud's New Safety Protocols Mean to You Giroud is open. PA Governor Tom Wolf has given Giroud a special exemption to continue our services by maintaining property health and safety and keeping destructive pests and diseases under control. Under his exemption, we have set up additional safety protocols to protect you, our customer, and...
April 1, 2020
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Staying Home? Spring Projects You Can Do Now

Is the stay at home quarantine making you want to climb the walls?  Why not use this time to give your property some TLC?  We’ve compiled a list of spring projects to add excitement to your day while improving your house and yard!  Plus, since the kids are home, too, we’ve included spring home projects…

April 1, 2020
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Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt Activity for Kids!

Spotted Lanternfly are beautiful but destructive insects that have invaded Pennsylvania. The good news is kids can help get rid of Spotted Lanternfly! Read on to learn why these are bad bugs, and what you need to know to go on your own Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt!

March 19, 2020
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Trees Improperly Planted in Recently Built Home Developments

Homeowners in newer developments need to be on the lookout for tree and shrub problems. Unfortunately, poor soil, improper planting and bad mulching practices can cause long term problems. Whether you’re in a brand-new development or one that’s been around for several years, you’ll want to read on to learn the warning signs to look…

March 12, 2020
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How to Identify Mole vs. Vole Damage To Your Lawn, Trees, and Shrubs

As we near the end of the winter, you may start to see signs of seasonal damage on your lawn, trees and shrubs. Mole and vole damage is common in our area of Pennsylvania, but it can leave your scratching your head trying to figure out who is the real culprit on your property. The…

February 27, 2020
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Storm Damage Caused by Rotted Tree Trunk

It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! She rushes home to find the massive…

February 26, 2020
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Why Winter is a Great Time to Get Started with Your Lawn Service

It’s 7 am on a chilly Wednesday morning in February. Giroud Lawn Care Technician, Bill Krowchena, climbs into his lawn service truck with a large Dunkin Donuts coffee. He takes a sip before he starts paging through his clipboard notes. “We have a lot of stops today, so I need my coffee!”

February 13, 2020
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A Safe Tree Service is a Company You Can Trust

Here at Giroud, Safety is our number 1 priority. Shopping around for a tree service can be nerve wracking! We know you don’t take the decision to invest in the health and beauty of your property lightly. We consider it a privilege to care for your trees and shrubs. At Giroud, we strive to make…

February 6, 2020
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