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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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Check Your Christmas Tree for Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses
Egg Masses are laid in rows and covered with a clay-like secretion. Finding the perfect Christmas trees is one of the highlights of the holiday season. However, with the recent invasion of the Spotted Lanternfly, many Pennsylvanians are left wondering if they should be hesitant about bringing a possible tainted topiary into their home! Is there...
December 4, 2020
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Real Versus Artificial Christmas Trees- What’s Best for Your Family?
There is a lot to consider when deciding whether a real or artificial christmas tree is best for your family. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is fully underway, and your family might be heading out this weekend to pick out the perfect Christmas tree. In the decades-long battle of real versus artificial Christmas...
December 3, 2020
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Tips to Keep Your Home and Family Safe This Holiday Season

The holidays are a busy time of year, so it’s easy to get distracted. However, between all the shopping, baking, and merriment, it’s important to be aware of any issues that can result in big problems for your family and home. Not to worry! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn your checklist to make…

December 2, 2020
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Fire Prevention-Trim Trees Away from Chimneys

It’s time to get the home fires burning. Before you light your fireplace, step outside and check your trees. Trimming back branches from your chimney is an important step in fire prevention!

November 24, 2020
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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 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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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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