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“I Need a Better Backyard”… and other things I learned during Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly been an eye-opening experience. Last spring, we were all thrust into a world of panic and isolation, and we had to make adjustments to our daily lives. I’ve learned a lot of lessons these past 9 months. While some were difficult to absorb, others have surprisingly changed how I manage…

January 8, 2021
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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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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 to Remove a Tick

Finding a tick on yourself, your child, or your pet can be an unnerving experience! The great news is that if you are prepared, you can prevent possible infection and disease transmission from these nasty insects. In this article, the experts at Giroud share how to remove a tick, including steps for removing them from…

July 10, 2020
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Mom vs. Mosquitoes! How One Mother Protects Her Kids from Biting Insects

A few weeks ago, we spoke with Jeanne Hafner, Giroud Marketing Team Leader, about how she had her backyard trees cleaned up to keep her kids safe from falling deadwood. As we move into the hot summer months, Jeanne has taken an additional step to make her yard a safer place to play- with mosquito…

July 3, 2020
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How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

It’s summer, and that means your kiddos are ready for popsicles, water sprinklers, 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. Wait! They’re protected from the blazing sun rays, but did you make sure they’re…

June 2, 2020
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Favorite Spots where Ticks Hide in Your Yard
Spring is when everything begins to wake up, including ticks.  Whether you’re out doing yardwork or just having fun in the yard, it’s time to take precautions to protect your family and pets from these nasty pests. Types of Ticks in PA While some bugs are just annoying, ticks carry a variety of diseases that...
April 10, 2020
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Stop Ticks on Your Property by Tracking Deer

When you want to stop ticks, look for deer.  Wildlife expert and ISA Certified Arborist, Rob Nagy, takes us to a client’s property where deer are such frequent guests that they’ve made a path across the backyard.

October 24, 2017
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