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4 Reasons Why Fall Is a Great Time to Prune Your Trees!

4 Reasons why fall is a great time to prune your treesPruning is tremendous for your trees, and Fall is a great time to trim! As we prepare to head into the colder months, your trees need special attention.  Pruning should definitely be at the top of your list. The experts at Giroud share 4 reasons why you should have your trees pruned now before winter hits.

August 22, 2018
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Bad Pruning Kills Trees!

Bad Pruning Kills Trees

There are few things more frustrating for an Arborist  than to see a tree in decline because of bad pruning. While pruning is important for tree health and safety, it can lead to devastating consequences when the job is put in the wrong hands. Without proper knowledge and training, improper cuts can permanently damage and even kill an otherwise healthy tree! Read on to learn about the types of bad pruning; what can result from poor pruning techniques; and, how to avoid disaster with your trees.

July 30, 2018
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How to Design Your Own Water-Wise Landscape

How to design your own water wise landscapeGuest writer, Clara Beaufort, founder of Gardener Gigs, shares her tips on how to have an eco-friendly water-wise landscape.

July 19, 2018
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How To Prevent Property Damage with a Pre-Storm Tree Inspection

Pre-Storm Tree Inspection Prevent Summer Storm DamageWhen it comes to summer storm damage, we here at Giroud have seen it all! We’ve seen tall Poplar trees that have split right in half from high wind gusts. We’ve seen entire root systems from massive Oak trees that have lifted out of the ground soaked from heavy rains. We’ve cleaned up all kinds of trees that have crashed down on top of houses, cars, fences and pools. As Philadelphia weather continues to heat up, the odds of having a major summer storm also intensify. While summer storms are inevitable, property damage doesn’t have to be!

July 10, 2018
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Why You Need to Worry about Spotted Lanternfly

Why you need to worry about Spotted LanternflyThe Spotted Lanternfly is a new pest that has invaded our area.  These beautiful but nasty bugs are swarming Pennsylvania in concerning numbers. First spotted in 2014, Penn State’s Agriculture Extension has been monitoring the Spotted Lanternfly and issuing warnings about this invasive insect. They’re a problem for local farmers who are losing fruit and timber crops to the insects’ voracious appetite. However, homeowners are also seeing impacts that range from annoying to significant damage.  The experts at Giroud show how to spot the Spotted Lanternfly, why they’re more than just a nuisance pest, and how you can help in the fight against these insects.

June 26, 2018
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Dead Ash Trees are Dangerous!

Dead Ash Trees Are Not Safe Emerald Ash BorerEmerald Ash Borer is a dangerous insect that invades and destroys Ash trees. They have killed thousands of trees across the country since they first appeared in 2002. But there’s something in particular that makes this situation a big cause for concern- Dead Ash Trees are Not Safe! Keep reading to see why this species of trees can pose a threat to your property and loved ones if you don’t remove it immediately.

May 24, 2018
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Giroud is now a TCIA Accredited Tree Care Company!

Giroud Tree & Lawn TCIA AccreditedAre you ever nervous about hiring a contractor? So, many questions can run through your mind.  Can you trust them to do the job safely? Will you get a fair price? Will the job be done on time? If something goes wrong, will they fix it and make you happy?

May 16, 2018
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Top 5 Damaging Insects You Need to Watch for on Trees & Shrubs

2018-Top-5-Damaging-Insects-You-Need-to-Watch-for-on-trees-and-shrubs-headerWhen damaging insects attack a tree, insect control by the professionals at Giroud Tree and Lawn may be required. The signs of insect infestation are unmistakable. Holes in the trunk from exit wounds, chewed leaves, sparse leaf development and excessive deadwood are just a few of the key indicators. Here are the Top 5 Damaging Insects you need to look for right now on your Trees & Shrubs!

May 8, 2018
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7 Marvelous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms Who Love Trees

Mother's Day Gifts for Moms who Love TreesMother’s Day is a time to celebrate the Moms in our lives! If you know a Mom who is fond of trees, we have some great gift ideas she will love! From jewelry to journaling to Planting a special tree and more, there’s a little bit of everything on our Mother’s Day gift list! 

May 4, 2018
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For Arbor Day, Treat Your Trees to the Gift of a Healthy Life!

Arbor-DayArbor Day is a celebration of trees, and there’s no better way to show love for the trees on your property than with the gift of a healthy, thriving life! Here’s a round up of some of Giroud’s most popular posts that show how you can treat your tree this Arbor Day!

April 27, 2018
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