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3 Biggest Lawn Threats in Summer

News Flash: Your lawn doesn’t really like summer.  It’s hot and dry.  It’s also the perfect weather combination for firing up weeds, pests, and browning. Not to worry! There are steps and precautions you can take to combat the Top 3 Threats to your lawn in summer. Continue reading to see what the Lawn Care…

July 8, 2020
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Mom vs. Mosquitoes! How One Mother Protects Her Kids from Biting Insects

A few weeks ago, we spoke with Jeanne Hafner, Giroud Marketing Team Leader, about how she had her backyard trees cleaned up to keep her kids safe from falling deadwood. As we move into the hot summer months, Jeanne has taken an additional step to make her yard a safer place to play- with mosquito…

July 3, 2020
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Why You Need to Schedule Your Spotted Lanternfly Treatments Now!

If you haven’t seen Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs on your property yet, take a closer look! Our office has been swamped with phone calls about controlling these nasty pests. While we anticipated a population explosion this year, the reality is even worse than expected! Read on to learn why you need to schedule your Spotted Lanternfly…

July 1, 2020
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Summer is Not Too Late to Get Started on Lawn Care Treatments

It’s almost the end of June and we’re in full summer mode in the Philadelphia area. Let’s face it- it may not be the best time to plan the most ideal vacation. Many of us are spending less time “down the shore” and more time in our own backyards. Sure, it’s wonderful to feel the…

June 25, 2020
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Pruning Small Trees to Make a Big Difference on Your Property for Less

There are so many great benefits to tree pruning, and here at Giroud we often talk about tree health and safety. Our ISA Cerified Arborists and our crews work hard to make sure our customers trees and plants are cared for in a ways that prevent catastrophe and property damage. However, we also love working…

June 24, 2020
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How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

It’s summer, and that means your kiddos are ready for popsicles, water sprinklers, and outside adventures! They’ve been waiting all year for the long, hot days of summer fun, so you slather them in sunscreen and send them out the door. Wait! They’re protected from the blazing sun rays, but did you make sure they’re…

June 2, 2020
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Tree Pruning Keeps Yards Safe!

As we prepare for a summer with limited camp and daycare options for kids, making sure our own yards are safe is more important than ever. Your trees can pose a serious risk if they aren’t evaluated for health and safety. One Giroud employee learned that neglecting regular tree pruning almost caused costly property damage…

May 29, 2020
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Why Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Injections are Time Sensitive

Treating Ash Trees is the only way to protect them from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. But, did you know that there are just two small windows of time each year to perform these preventative injections? Read on to learn why!

May 24, 2020
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Spotted Lanternfly: How to Get Rid of Nymphs

The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area.  All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they’ve emerge as nymphs, it’s time to take action! Read on to find out how to identify and combat Spotted…

May 23, 2020
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Rainy Spring Perfect for Lawn Fungus

Rainy weather is great for grass growth, but without taking proper precautions it could lead to lawn fungus! Do you know how to spot the signs of a fungal disease on your lawn?  To the untrained eye, it can be tricky to diagnose which type of fungus your lawn is suffering from.  That’s because many fungi…

May 21, 2020
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