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Rainy Spring Perfect for Lawn Fungus

Rainy weather is great for grass growth, but without taking proper precautions it could lead to lawn fungus! 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…

May 21, 2020
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Tips for Lawn Mowing the Right Way

Does your lawn look uneven and just plain ugly in some spots? How you mow might be affecting its appearance! From how you set your mower height to how soon after the rain falls you decide to cut your grass, good mowing practices are important for keeping your lawn looking vibrant, healthy, and green all…

May 15, 2020
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How to Identify Mole vs. Vole Damage To Your Lawn, Trees, and Shrubs

As we near the end of the winter, you may start to see signs of seasonal damage on your lawn, trees and shrubs. Mole and vole damage is common in our area of Pennsylvania, but it can leave your scratching your head trying to figure out who is the real culprit on your property. The…

February 27, 2020
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Why Winter is a Great Time to Get Started with Your Lawn Service

It’s 7 am on a chilly Wednesday morning in February. Giroud Lawn Care Technician, Bill Krowchena, climbs into his lawn service truck with a large Dunkin Donuts coffee. He takes a sip before he starts paging through his clipboard notes. “We have a lot of stops today, so I need my coffee!”

February 13, 2020
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Meet Your Giroud Lawn Care Technicians!

We are right in the midst of Lawn Care Season, and the Giroud Lawn Care Technicians are busy out on customers’ properties delivering excellent service and fantastic results! If you see one of these 3 smiling faces out on your own property, feel free to say hello! Paul Ruffenach, Bill Krowchena, and Tom McMonagle are…

July 11, 2019
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Giroud Rebuilds Drought Stressed Lawn

Scorching heat and minimal rainfall through the summer months have left many PA lawns in horrible condition. 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.
If more than 50-60% of your lawn is covered with weeds, crab grass or other undesirable vegetation, the best solution is to start from scratch with a complete renovation. Mike Taraborrelli, Giroud Lawn Care Manager, shows how to evaluate the condition of your lawn and the steps Giroud uses in a renovation to create a healthy, thick, green lawn.

October 24, 2017
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How Aeration Helps Your Lawn

Imagine you’re looking at a plate full of food but have no way to eat it.  That’s what happens to your lawn when it’s trying to grow in compacted soil or heavy thatch.   

October 24, 2017
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