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How to Prevent Snow Mold on Your Lawn

When you’re in the thick of the winter season, you might not be thinking about your lawn. However, leaving large piles of slowly melting snow can cause snow mold on your grass! Read on to see Giroud’s tips for preventing snow mold so you have a great lawn this spring!

February 19, 2021
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How to Overseed a Thin Lawn

A thin lawn with patches of bare areas can be incredibly frustrating when you want a yard full of thick, green grass. Oftentimes, overseeding is a great way to breathe life into your lawn! We have all the tips you need to revive your lawn, including how to overseed and advice on the best time…

February 18, 2021
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10 Valentine’s Day Tree Crafts for Kids!

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and with the chilly weather ahead, it will be the perfect weekend to stay inside and do some fun crafts with the kiddos! We here at Giroud love trees, so we’ve compiled a list of Valentine Tree Crafts for Kids and the whole family below. Check it out!

February 12, 2021
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How Rock Salt Can Be Harmful To Your Landscape

We’ve already had too much snow this winter in the Philadelphia area and that means lots of rock salt. To keep driving conditions safe, fleets of salt trucks coat our roads with an abundance of rock salt. While we all appreciate the benefits of cleared roads, we also need to consider how these chemicals are…

February 9, 2021
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Winter snow, wild fluctuations in temperatures, and high winds may have caused serious problems for your trees and shrubs. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t see the early signs of these hidden dangers, and that can result in catastrophic issues later on. There are some warnings you can see ahead of time, while others require the trained…

February 8, 2021
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Signs of a Tick-Borne Illness

The signs of a tick-borne illness can often be overlooked, but quick treatments are the best way to recover from many of these diseases. In this post, we share common symptoms you should look out for in yourself, your loved ones, and also your pets. Plus, we explain what you can do to keep ticks…

February 5, 2021
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Why You Need to Think About Your Lawn Now

You might not think the middle of January is the time to start thinking about your lawn, but it is! Giroud Lawn Care Manager, Jason Lines, shares why it is so important to sign up for your Lawn Care Program now, and what else you can do in winter to help your grass get a…

January 22, 2021
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How Winter Weather Affects Your Trees
Even if we have a winter with little snow accumulation, damage caused by rapid fluctuation in temperatures and high winds can cause serious problems for your trees and shrubs. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t see the early signs of these hidden dangers, and that can result in catastrophic issues later on. There are some warnings you...
January 20, 2021
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“I Need a Better Backyard”… lessons from 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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What Destroys Spotted Lanternfly Eggs Besides Hand Sanitizer?

Now during winter is a great time to scrape and destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses. It’s best to destroy the eggs in hand sanitizer, but that stuff is a precious commodity during the COVID-19 Pandemic! Here are some other ways to destroy egg masses effectively.

December 18, 2020
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