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What to Do when Eastern Tent Caterpillars Attack Your Trees

Caterpillars can be cute when they’re crawling across the sidewalk, but they can do serious damage to your trees! Eastern Tent Caterpillars have a taste for a wide variety of trees, so homeowners need to be on the lookout in springtime for any signs of an infestation. The experts at Giroud Tree & Lawn explain…

April 18, 2019
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What We Know Now About Emerald Ash Borer in PA

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It is a sad time for Ash Trees in Pennsylvania. They’ve been battling Emerald Ash Borer for over a decade, and unfortunately, the insects are gaining the upper hand. Ash Trees are a staple in North America, known for their beauty, strength, and versatility. Now they are being decimated by tiny green insects moving at an alarming rate.

March 22, 2019
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How the Giroud Crew Quickly Cleaned Up Storm-Damaged Trees

Storm Damaged tree uprootedMonday night in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs was a loud one as high winds whipped through the area at upwards of 40 mph! A homeowner in Huntingdon Valley called Giroud Tree and Lawn’s Emergency line to request help with a situation on their property. A Pine and a Spruce had toppled to the ground, blocking the driveway and doing damage to their car. Giroud Vice President and ISA Certified Arborist, Drew Slousky, visited the property and found that one of the trees had completely uprooted! It was quite a disaster, and the homeowner was pretty shook up! However, Drew assured them he would have a crew onsite right away.

February 28, 2019
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Harsh Winter Weather Leads to Hidden Dangers in Your TreesEven if we have a winter with little snow accumulation, damage caused by the wild fluctuation in temperatures and high winds may have caused serious problems for your trees and shrubs. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t see the early signs of these hidden dangers, and that can result in catastrophic issues later on. There are some warnings you can see ahead of time, while others require the trained eye of an ISA Certified Arborist.

February 18, 2019
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How to Prevent Winter Storm Damage on Your Property

2019-(2)-How-to-Prevent-Winter-Storm-Damage-on-Your-Property-HubspotLast year was a record breaking winter for storm damaged properties. In the wake of all the destruction, many homeowners were left wondering: “What could I have done to prevent catastrophic storm damage?” While it’s impossible to predict the next storm, there are actions you can take to greatly reduce your risk of tree damage.

February 15, 2019
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Giroud Tree and Lawn Makes Safety a Top Priority- Always!

Giroud Tree and Lawn Puts Safety FirstIt’s 7am on a frigid January morning. The Giroud Tree crew is gathered outside, clutching their cups of hot coffee and breathing out icy puffs of chilly winter air. It may seem like an inopportune time and place for a meeting, but the presentation they’re watching can’t wait for warmer weather. Giroud General Treework and Safety Manager, Doug Muth, along with Crew Leader and Equipment Advisor, Dan Rombold, are hosting an important information session about the newest addition to the fleet- an 89 foot Backyard Bucket.

January 31, 2019
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Tips to Keep Your Home and Family Safe This Holiday Season

Tips to keep your home and family safe this holiday season-hubspotThe 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 have your holiday safety checklist to keep everyone safe amidst all the celebrating!

December 20, 2018
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Gifts for the Tree & Garden Enthusiast (2018 Holiday Edition)

2018-10-Great-Gifts-for-the-Tree-and-Garden-Enthusiast-HubspotThe holidays are upon us, and if you have a tree or garden enthusiast on your shopping list, we have you covered! Here are some great gift ideas they’ll be sure to love!

December 13, 2018
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What You Need to Know About Spotted Lanternfly and Christmas Trees

What You Need To Know About Spotted Lanternfly and Christmas Trees-Hubspot HeaderOne of the most delightful traditions about the holidays is the Christmas Tree. 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 for the holidays! Is there a cause for concern, or can we celebrate Oh Tannenbaum without trepidation? Read on to see what the experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have to say.

December 12, 2018
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Handy Tips on How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

How to prepare your home for winter-hubspotGuest writer, Clara Beaufort, founder of Gardener Gigs, shares her tips on how to prepare your home for the cold winter ahead.

Temperatures are dropping (and staying there), and you’re really looking forward to the chilly winter months: Sitting by the fire, drinking hot cocoa, seeing friends and family over the holidays. But before you break out the scarves and mittens, your home needs some attention.

Read on for some important home maintenance tasks that, once completed, will keep your home running smoothly and safely throughout the cold winter months.

December 6, 2018
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