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Should You Cable Your Tree?

When it comes to property damage from falling trees, our Giroud Arborists often come across disasters that could have been prevented. One of the best ways to make sure your trees don’t crack and split is with cabling. Read on to see how one homeowner in Ivyland worked with Giroud to take preventative measures to…

November 5, 2020
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3 Popular Trees and Shrubs You Need to Protect from Harsh Winter Weather

Cold weather is hard on your landscape! Heavy snow and ice cause many problems. But, did you know that cold wind can be just as devastating to your trees and shrubs? Here are 3 types of plants that need extra protection this winter, and how you can help them get through the season safely!

November 2, 2020
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Employee Appreciation Day at Giroud!
Yesterday, we celebrated Employee Appreciation Day at Giroud! We love our staff and crew, so this is just one way to say "Thanks" for all the hard work and dedication throughout the year! We typically celebrate at a local restaurant, but in order to keep everyone safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we...
October 16, 2020
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How to Protect Pets from Ticks in Fall and Winter

As we move into the fall, many homeowners think they can ease up on Tick treatments. But, if you have a pet that goes outside all year long, controlling these disease-carrying insects is still very important! Read on to learn how to protect your dog and other outdoor pets through winter.

October 9, 2020
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How Birdwatching Can Combat Spotted Lanternfly

Pennsylvania is now officially under siege from Spotted Lanternfly! This insect is highly destructive, and one of the biggest problems in controlling them is that they have no known predators here in the United State. Penn State is taking measures to change that by studying the habits of local birds, and they need help from…

October 2, 2020
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How Aeration & Seeding Help Your Lawn

Aeration and Seeding are absolutely essential if you want a healthy, vibrant green lawn! Fall is the best time for both as your grass gets ready to hunker down for the long, cold winter ahead. Read on to learn how your lawn can benefit from these services.

September 15, 2020
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How Bad Mulching Can Harm Trees and Lawns

At this time of year, homeowners are prettying up their properties for the fall, and mulching can make a landscape look polished and lovely. However, if you’re not careful, you could actually cause harm to your trees and lawns. Read on to learn how to properly mulch your beds so you can avoid costly problems!

September 11, 2020
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How to Deter Mosquitoes in Fall

As the seasons change from the long, lazy days of summer to the hustle and bustle of busy autumn activities, we tend to stop thinking about biting insects. However, diseases from mosquitoes and other blood-sucking bugs are still rampant! Read on to learn what you can do to keep mosquitoes away from your property this…

September 11, 2020
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Can You Catch COVID-19 from Mosquitoes and Ticks?

Experts are still learning about Covid-19, and it seems like new information and guidelines are shared daily! Many are worried about what can spread the illness. There’s been a lot of talk about water droplets, coughing, shared spaces, social distancing, and more; but what about biting insects, like mosquitoes and ticks? Can they spread the…

August 27, 2020
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What Leaf Color Tells Us About Tree Problems

August is a time to enjoy the final lazy days of summer before the busy days of fall are here. While you’re relaxing in the yard, this is a great time to take inventory of your trees and look for any possible health issues. One common concern we often hear from homeowners is unusual tree…

August 21, 2020
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