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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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When to Start Treating Your Lawn

When to start treating your lawnThe birds are chirping and the days are longer, which can only mean one thing- Spring is in the air! We’re all looking forward to enjoying time outside in the sunshine, and you may be eager to get your Lawn Care Program started ASAP. In fact, you may have already seen trucks for other lawn care companies out on properties this year. However, the Lawn Care Experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have been carefully planning the official start of their season, and they’ve decided to start a little later than usual. Read on to find out why!

March 14, 2019
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4 Steps to Take Now to Achieve a Beautiful Lawn Next Year

4 Steps to take now to achieve a beautiful lawn next springAs the summer winds down and we move into fall, your yard is going to need some special attention before the cold weather hits.  To help your grass thrive all winter and emerge healthy and vibrant in spring, there are a few actions you need to take this fall.  The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud explain 4 Steps for Fall to have a beautiful lawn next year.  These include aeration, seeding, fertilization and testing the soil pH.

August 16, 2018
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How to Design Your Own Water-Wise Landscape

How to design your own water wise landscapeGuest writer, Clara Beaufort, founder of Gardener Gigs, shares her tips on how to have an eco-friendly water-wise landscape.

July 19, 2018
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6 Steps to Getting Nutsedge Under Control on Your Property

6 Steps to Getting Nutsedge Under Control on Your PropertyThe 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 control! The experts at Giroud explain what Nutsedge is, why it’s such a pain, and what you can do to keep it in check.

July 18, 2018
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Giroud is now a TCIA Accredited Tree Care Company!

Giroud Tree & Lawn TCIA AccreditedAre you ever nervous about hiring a contractor? So, many questions can run through your mind.  Can you trust them to do the job safely? Will you get a fair price? Will the job be done on time? If something goes wrong, will they fix it and make you happy?

May 16, 2018
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Lawn Fungal Diseases You Need to Watch Out For!

Lawn Fungus Fungal Disease Brown Patch Red Thread Dollar Spot

After the long winter we’ve had, it’s refreshing to see the trees leafing out, the flowers blooming and bright green grass! April Showers bring May Flowers, but May Showers can often bring June fungi! You may see fungus in the form of pesky mushrooms popping up around your property.  But, 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 share similar symptoms- such as brown spots, dead patches and dry grass. Keep reading to see what Giroud’s Lawn Care Experts have to say about these unsightly spots, and how to best to manage each variety of fungus!

May 1, 2018
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How to Fix Vole Damage on Your Lawn

2018-How-to-Combat-Vole-Damage-on-Your-Lawn-HeaderNow that the snow has finally melted in the Philadelphia area, many homeowners are seeing strange runways chiseled through their lawns. Most likely, the culprits are voles, who have quietly dug paths under the snow all winter, digging up lawns in the process. There are ways to fix your lawn.  But, some damage is so extensive that homeowners require professional help. Besides your lawn, these little rodents can also cause big problems for certain trees and shrubs.

April 25, 2018
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Want a Beautiful Lawn Next Spring…Start Now!

Want-a-Healthy-Beautiful-Lawn-next-spring-start-now.jpgBeautiful lawns begin in the Fall. Take the following steps now for a healthy, thick, green lawn next Spring.

October 24, 2017
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