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Tree Pruning Keeps Yards Safe!

As we prepare for a summer with limited camp and daycare options for kids, making sure our own yards are safe is more important than ever. Your trees can pose a serious risk if they aren’t evaluated for health and safety. One Giroud employee learned that neglecting regular tree pruning almost caused costly property damage…

May 29, 2020
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Why Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Injections are Time Sensitive

Treating Ash Trees is the only way to protect them from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. But, did you know that there are just two small windows of time each year to perform these preventative injections? Read on to learn why!

May 24, 2020
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Spotted Lanternfly: How to Get Rid of the Nymphs

The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area.  All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Once they emerge as nymphs, it is time to take action! Read on to find out how to identify and combat Spotted…

May 23, 2020
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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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Hunting for Eastern Tent Caterpillars Activity for Kids!

Eastern Tent Caterpillars are fuzzy bugs that are fun to find outside. Sometimes you can see them crawling along the sidewalk or on the trunk of a tree. They’re fun to pick up and look at closely, but did you know that Eastern Tent Caterpillars can do a lot of damage to trees? Kids can…

May 1, 2020
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Giroud Crew Tackles Trees Damaged in High Winds

Over the last week, our area has experienced some intense storms with high winds. When the sudden winds gusts blew through at over 50 mph, some local homeowners suffered property damage from falling trees and large, heavy branches snapped off and crashed down. Thankfully, Giroud is always available for emergency storm damage calls. Read on…

April 16, 2020
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Flowering Trees: The Nature Show You Can’t See on Netflix

Have you noticed that nature is putting on a show for us right now? Some of our favorite flowering trees are coming alive with beautiful blooms! Here’s how to care for these spectacular trees.

April 9, 2020
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Why Emerald Ash Borer is an Insect You Can’t Afford to Ignore

For the last 17 years, the U.S. has been battling the Emerald Ash Borer. These shiny green beetles have decimated millions of Ash Trees across the country! If you’re a homeowner with an Ash Tree on your property, you need to have your tree inspected now or you may pay a hefty price later! Read…

April 3, 2020
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Trees Improperly Planted in Recently Built Home Developments

Homeowners in newer developments need to be on the lookout for tree and shrub problems. Unfortunately, poor soil, improper planting and bad mulching practices can cause long term problems. Whether you’re in a brand-new development or one that’s been around for several years, you’ll want to read on to learn the warning signs to look…

March 12, 2020
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Storm Damage Caused by Rotted Tree Trunk

It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! She rushes home to find the massive…

February 26, 2020
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