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“I Need a Better Backyard”… and other things I learned during Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly been an eye-opening experience. Last spring, we were all thrust into a world of panic and isolation, and we had to make adjustments to our daily lives. I’ve learned a lot of lessons these past 9 months. While some were difficult to absorb, others have surprisingly changed how I manage…

January 8, 2021
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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 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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6 Steps to Getting Nutsedge Under Control on Your Property

The humid part of the summer season is officially here, and that means some unwanted familiar foes have probably popped up on your lawn. Arguably the worst of the weedy type grasses in the Philadelphia area is Nutsedge. This persistent eyesore might be driving you crazy and for good reason. Nutsedge is notoriously difficult to…

July 22, 2020
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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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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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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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Tips for Lawn Mowing the Right Way

Does your lawn look uneven and just plain ugly in some spots? How you mow might be affecting its appearance! From how you set your mower height to how soon after the rain falls you decide to cut your grass, good mowing practices are important for keeping your lawn looking vibrant, healthy, and green all…

May 15, 2020
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Lawn Care and Dog Safety- What you need to know

If you’re a pet owner, you may have questions about whether a lawn care program is safe. Reading the ingredient list in herbicides and fertilizers can be confusing and overwhelming! We spoke with Matt Giroud, Director of Field Operations and Dog-Dad of Maya, a 7 year old rescue pup, to see what he has to…

May 8, 2020
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