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What To Do If Your Tree Is Not Leafing Out

Now that we are a few weeks into spring, many of us have had plenty of time to walk around the outside and prepare our properties for the long summer ahead. Lawns have been mowed, gardens have been planted, and yards have been given a good spring clean-up. The more time you spend in your…

May 30, 2019
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How Unhealthy Trees Attract Borer Insects!

Here at Giroud Tree and Lawn, we get all sorts of calls to evaluate trees that are infested with insects. Sometimes a homeowner can see insects gathering around the trunk or high up in the branches. But oftentimes, the problem is lurking deep within the bark of the tree. Borer insects of all types are…

May 23, 2019
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Saving a Fallen Willow Tree with Standing and Staking
April showers bring May flowers, but heavy showers can bring big problems for trees with compromised root systems! That was the case with a beautiful Willow Tree in Richboro, PA when it crashed down a few weeks ago during a windy storm. The homeowners were worried the tree would have to be removed, so they...
May 9, 2019
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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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Why You Need to Worry about Spotted Lanternfly

The 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…

June 26, 2018
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What Happened to This Tree?

Mr.Lulek was concerned about his Pin Oak (pictured right). Can you guess what happened? “After inspecting the tree,” says Drew Slousky, Giroud Vice President and ISA Certified Arborist, “I searched the yard for clues and found the culprit: a golf club. Apparently, young children were playing with a golf club and hit the tree. Unfortunately,…

October 24, 2017
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Tree’s Symptoms Mask Real Problem

October 24, 2017
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Post Vacation Blues!

October 24, 2017
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Saving An Uprooted Tree

Below are Before and After photos of a “Rose of Sharon” that uprooted in Yardley. Erik Rodgers, Giroud Arborist, inspected the tree and found the root system was still intact with a good root ball making it possible to save it with staking.  After staking, the “Rose of Sharon” is once again upright. The tree will need these stakes for a least a year to give the root system time to get re-established. Giroud Crew Leader, Luigi Vargas, snapped both photos and commented that this was one of the nicest “Rose of Sharon’s” he had ever seen.

October 24, 2017
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