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Tick Season Isn’t Over –Caution Still Needed

You might think it’s safe to stop worrying about ticks in winter. Not true!  You still need to be vigilant to protect your family and pets from illnesses spread by ticks.  

December 11, 2020
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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 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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