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How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

School’s out for summer, and that means your kiddos are ready for popsicles, pool parties 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. But Wait! They’re protected from the blazing sun rays, but did you…

June 20, 2019
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How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternfly in the Nymph Stages
The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has officially invaded Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties! All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. In just a few weeks, swarms of the adult Spotted Lanternfly will appear, destroying crops and causing property damage...
June 6, 2019
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What To Do If Your Tree Is Not Leafing Out

Now that we are a few weeks into spring, many of us have had plenty of time to walk around the outside and prepare our properties for the long summer ahead. Lawns have been mowed, gardens have been planted, and yards have been given a good spring clean-up. The more time you spend in your…

May 30, 2019
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How Unhealthy Trees Attract Borer Insects!

Here at Giroud Tree and Lawn, we get all sorts of calls to evaluate trees that are infested with insects. Sometimes a homeowner can see insects gathering around the trunk or high up in the branches. But oftentimes, the problem is lurking deep within the bark of the tree. Borer insects of all types are…

May 23, 2019
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How Giroud Saved a Fallen Willow Tree with Standing and Staking

April showers bring May flowers, but heavy showers can bring big problems for trees with compromised root systems! That was the case with a beautiful Willow Tree in Richboro, PA when it crashed down a few weeks ago during a windy storm. The homeowners were worried the tree would have to be removed, so they…

May 9, 2019
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How to Combat Bare Spots in Shady Areas on Your Lawn

When it comes to growing grass in the shade, the struggle is real! It can be incredibly frustrating to invest your time and money in beautifying your lawn only to have bare patches dotting the areas under your trees. You may be tempted to pile on the grass seed, but there are other approaches you…

May 2, 2019
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What to Do when Eastern Tent Caterpillars Attack Your Trees

Caterpillars can be cute when they’re crawling across the sidewalk, but they can do serious damage to your trees! Eastern Tent Caterpillars have a taste for a wide variety of trees, so homeowners need to be on the lookout in springtime for any signs of an infestation. The experts at Giroud Tree & Lawn explain…

April 18, 2019
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Tick Tubes- Giroud’s Eco-Friendly Alternative to Tick Control!

Tick Tube-Hubspot HeaderjpgTicks have woken up from their winter slumber and they’re ready to start feasting and multiplying! Last year, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) reported that illnesses and diseases from these pesky insects have tripled in the United States in the last decade!   This alarming study also highlighted new tick-borne diseases, such as Alpha-Gal syndrome. We all need to do self-checks for ticks after we’ve been outside. But there are also some great preventative steps homeowners can take to greatly reduce the tick population on their properties. The insect control experts at Giroud offer a wide variety of tick control options, including both organic and traditional sprays. However, some homeowners prefer no-spray options or they want to supplement their spray programs with additional control. Read on to learn about Giroud’s eco-friendly option for tick control!

April 11, 2019
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Now is the Time to Start Worrying About Ticks!

Now is the Time to start worrying about ticks- HubspotWhile some bugs are just annoying, others can pose serious risks, and ticks are at the top of the list. Ticks carry a variety of diseases that can harm you, your family and your pets. But should we be worried about ticks so early in spring? YES! Read on to find out why, and to learn what actions you can take to protect your property from dangerous ticks and the illnesses they can carry.

April 4, 2019
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What We Know Now About Emerald Ash Borer in PA

It is a sad time for Ash Trees in Pennsylvania. They’ve been battling Emerald Ash Borer for over a decade, and unfortunately, the insects are gaining the upper hand. Ash Trees are a staple in North America, known for their beauty, strength, and versatility. Now they are being decimated by tiny green insects moving at…

March 22, 2019
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