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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Ever wondered what makes leaves change color in the Fall?  The most common answer is colder temperatures.  But leaves actually begin to turn before the cooler days of Fall arrive. So what gives us the beautiful display of fall colors?  The answer is a combination of less sunlight, colder temperatures and the production Chlorophyll, a…

October 24, 2017
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Removing Tree Stump with Stump Grinder
See Giroud's stump machine in action. Rob Nagy, ISA Certified Arborist with Giroud Tree and Lawn, demonstrates how Giroud removes a large tree stump.
October 24, 2017
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Watch Clean-up of Spruce Toppled in Winter Storm
Winds topple a giant Norway Spruce in winter storm. Weakened by decay, the tree, at Laura Christman's home, snapped liked a toothpick destroying Hemlock and Crabapple trees and damaging a porch. Video shows the clean-up operation with Giroud Foremen, Doug Muth, Dan Rombold and Bill Santry joined by homeowner, Laura Christman. Trees with decay and...
October 24, 2017
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Why Trees and Lawns Need Fertilizer
Fertilizer for your trees and lawn has never been more important. Heavy rains through the growing season have washed away key nutrients from your soil. Giroud Arborist, Robert Poley explains why your trees and lawn need fertilizer while Rodney Stahl, Jr., PA Certified Applicator, demonstrates how Giroud does fertilizer treatments. Injecting Giroud's time release fertilizer...
October 24, 2017
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Oak With Unstable Root System Removed

Tree removal of dangerous Oak tree with unstable root system by Giroud Crew Members: Dan Rombold, Mike Teti and Jim Shields, includes the step by step process of tree removal, how the lines are fastened around limbs to be carried off by a 165 ton crane and cutting limbs and giant sections of the tree.

October 24, 2017
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Tick Populations Exploding!

Tick Populations in Philadelphia PA are exploding thanks to a mild winter. Peak season for ticks is summer; just when families and pets are enjoying the great outdoors. 

October 24, 2017
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Giroud Donates $2,800 to Hatboro Area YMCA To Make Trees Safer

Giroud Tree and Lawn has awarded a grant of $2,800 to the Hatboro Area YMCA for its “Strong Kids” program and tree safety.

Giroud’s grant targets the Hatboro Y’s most urgent tree care needs. Rob Nagy, Giroud Representative and ISA Certified Arborist, inspected the trees surrounding the Y’s high traffic areas and identified safety issues. The video shows the crew setting up and completing a tree removal with the large crane as well as Gary Chamberlain, Executive Director of the Hatboro Area YMCA, meeting with Rob Nagy after the work was completed to discus the results accomplished including removal of hazardous limbs and trees from the Child Care Center, pool and parking areas.
The grant is part of the “Giroud Treework for Charity” program which provides free tree care to local parks, historical sites and other non-profit organizations who are struggling to preserve their irreplaceable trees and keep their facilities safe.

October 24, 2017
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Giroud Donates $1,000 to Abington YMCA To Make Trees Safer

The Abington YMCA’s parking area and neighboring homes are now safer thanks to a $1,000 grant for hazardous tree removal from Giroud Tree and Lawn.  The tree service grant is discussed in a YouTube Video.  The video also shows the Giroud tree removal crew setting up to safely take down the tree.  

October 24, 2017
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Giroud Lawn Soil Testing and Aeration

A soil test and aeration are the first steps to building a healthy, green lawn. Giroud Arborist, Mike Taraborrelli, explains how a soil test reveals problems that impact your lawn’s health and beauty. The next step is aeration which can benefit every lawn by fracturing the soil and allowing your lawn’s roots to get air, water and nutrients.

October 24, 2017
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Giroud Rebuilds Drought Stressed Lawn

Scorching heat and drought conditions through the summer months and into the fall have left many PA lawns in dry, brittle conditions. As grass turned brown and thinned, patches of bare dirt became the perfect breeding ground for opportunistic weeds and crabgrass to invade and take over many lawns. However, some lawns seem to fair…

October 24, 2017
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