Believe it or not, now is the time to get started on a lawn care program if you want to see a lush, green yard while you sip your iced tea on the patio this summer! There’s a lot to consider when you’re thinking about the best way to get the lawn you really want….
Have you looked at your lawn lately? Chances are winter hasn’t been too kind to it. Winter dormancy can wreak havoc on your lawn, so you need to give your grass a healthy head start! Giroud offers a 6 part lawn care program, and the first two treatments are incredibly essential for preparing your grass for the long spring and summer ahead.
When the grass isn’t always greener. From mowing and lawn treatments to water conservation, Peter Landschoot, Professor of Turfgrass Management at Penn State provides proven tips for keeping your lawn healthy during the summer.
A soil test and aeration are the first steps to building a healthy, green lawn. Giroud Arborist, Mike Taraborrelli, explains how a soil test reveals problems that impact your lawn’s health and beauty. The next step is aeration which can benefit every lawn by fracturing the soil and allowing your lawn’s roots to get air, water and nutrients.
Scorching heat and drought conditions through the summer months and into the fall have left many PA lawns in dry, brittle conditions. As grass turned brown and thinned, patches of bare dirt became the perfect breeding ground for opportunistic weeds and crabgrass to invade and take over many lawns. However, some lawns seem to fair…
Heat wave can be deadly for trees, shrubs and lawns. Young plantings or newly seeded/sodded lawns are especially vulnerable. During an extended heat wave, it’s urgent to
Spring is in the air! The weather is warming up and the days are longer, and this means we’re seeing growth everywhere. Trees are budding and bursting with spring color, flowers are blooming, and grass growing! However, along with all that beautiful growth comes unsightly infestations of Crabgrass and Broad-Leaf Weeds like Dandelions. Read on…