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How Bad Mulching Can Harm Trees and Lawns

At this time of year, homeowners are prettying up their properties for the fall, and mulching can make a landscape look polished and lovely. However, if you’re not careful, you could actually cause harm to your trees and lawns. Read on to learn how to properly mulch your beds so you can avoid costly problems!

September 11, 2020
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What Leaf Color Tells Us About Tree Problems

August is a time to enjoy the final lazy days of summer before the busy days of fall are here. While you’re relaxing in the yard, this is a great time to take inventory of your trees and look for any possible health issues. One common concern we often hear from homeowners is unusual tree…

August 21, 2020
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How to Control Japanese Beetles

Japanese Beetles are pretty, but they are incredibly damaging to your plants! Some trees and shrubs are attacked year after year, which can be very frustrating for homeowners. Read on to learn how you can fight back against this beetle with some help from Giroud!

July 17, 2020
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Spotted Lanternfly: How to Get Rid of 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. Now that they’ve emerge as nymphs, it’s time to take action! Read on to find out how to identify and combat Spotted…

May 23, 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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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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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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Every Dead Tree Branch Tells a Story

When you look up at the trees in your yard, what do you see? Your tree might be trying to tell you something! Ok, it can’t use a phone or smoke signals, but your tree is brilliant at sign language. For example, a dead tree branch is often a signal of a hidden health issue,…

January 30, 2020
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Spotted Lanternfly: Everything You Need to Know

There’s a lot of information going around about Spotted Lanternfly now that the insects have emerged in Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties. What is this insect and what does it look like? Where in our area has it been seen? What kind of damage can it do? How do we get rid of Spotted Lanternfly? The…

August 1, 2019
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