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How to Kill Spotted Lanternfly

Many homeowners are frustrated with Spotted Lanternfly and they want to know how to kill these pesky insects. As the bad bug continues to multiply year after year, it’s vital that we all do our part to try to knock down the population. There are a variety of effective methods for killing SLF, and some are…

June 29, 2021
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The Dangers of Cottony Taxus Scale
What is Cottony Taxus Scale? This insect is a soft scale that attacks Yews and Hollies. They are named for their cotton-like appearance. If you see elongated tan, cream-colored, or white puffy dots on your plants, they may have Cottony Taxus Scale. Why is Cottony Taxus Scale Bad for Plants? Adult females lay their eggs...
June 14, 2021
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Giroud Tackles Massive Property Cleanup in Meadowbrook, PA
A homeowner in Meadowbrook, PA, was in desperate need of a full overhaul and property cleanup. They had about 2 acres of completely overgrown and unruly trees, shrubs, vines, and downed logs. ISA Certified Arborist, Rob Nagy, met with the homeowners and evaluated all the trees for health and safety. Then, he made a plan...
May 7, 2021
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Tree Planting Fails!

There are few things as sad as seeing a tree that got off to a bad start because of improper planting. Here at Giroud, we’ve seen some pretty rough tree planting fails! Check out these examples below and learn how you can avoid making the same mistakes on your property.

May 7, 2021
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Celebrate Earth Day by Fighting Spotted Lanternfly

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, and it’s a great day to join in the fight against Spotted Lanternfly! This invasive species is causing a lot of damage here in the United States. Read on to learn why it’s important to fight back and what you can do to help out this Earth Day!

April 16, 2021
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How to Get Rid of Tree Worms and Caterpillar Worms

Spring is here! Along with the sunshine and great weather, tree worms, caterpillars, and other insects are hatching. They’re ready to eat, and if you’re not on the lookout, your tree might become a snack! Read on to learn what you can do about these bugs.

April 16, 2021
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New Tree Planting Replaces Old, Hazardous Maple

This week, the Giroud Crew removed a large, hazardous Maple tree from a property in Jenkintown. Giroud Arborist, Rob Nagy, evaluated the tree and determined that it was unsafe and needed to be taken down ASAP. However, the homeowners recently installed a new patio, and the tree provided shade on hot summer days.

April 9, 2021
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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 1, 2021
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Top 5 Yard and Garden Tools Recommended by Your Giroud Experts
As you start to plan your spring projects, you might be looking for yard and garden tools to make your job easier. Read on to see what 5 Giroud experts recommend as their favorite tools for yardwork! Hand Pruner and Loppers "As a property owner and gardener, I have found that a well-built, sharp hand...
March 5, 2021
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4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Improve Your Yard this Year

We all want to improve our yards, and it feels even better when we can make as little impact on the natural environment as possible. Giroud has a variety of eco-friendly treatments for your property, from lawn care to plant health care and even mosquito and tick control. Here are 4 ways you can make…

February 26, 2021
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