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Harsh Winter Weather Leads to Hidden Dangers in Your Trees!

Feb 18, 2019 0 Comments

Even if we have a winter with little snow accumulation, damage caused by the wild fluctuation in temperatures and high winds may have caused serious problems for your trees and shrubs. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t see the early signs of these hidden dangers, and that can result in catastrophic issues later on. There are some warnings you can see ahead of time, while others require the trained eye of an ISA Certified Arborist.

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How to Prevent Winter Storm Damage on Your Property

Feb 14, 2019 0 Comments

Last year was a record breaking winter for storm damaged properties. In the wake of all the destruction, many homeowners were left wondering: "What could I have done to prevent catastrophic storm damage?" While it’s impossible to predict the next storm, there are actions you can take to greatly reduce your risk of tree damage.

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Giroud Tree and Lawn Makes Safety a Top Priority- Always!

Jan 31, 2019 1 Comment

It's 7am on a frigid January morning. The Giroud Tree crew is gathered outside, clutching their cups of hot coffee and breathing out icy puffs of chilly winter air. It may seem like an inopportune time and place for a meeting, but the presentation they're watching can't wait for warmer weather. Giroud General Treework and Safety Manager, Doug Muth, along with Crew Leader and Equipment Advisor, Dan Rombold, are hosting an important information session about the newest addition to the fleet- an 89 foot Backyard Bucket.

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Tips to Keep Your Home and Family Safe This Holiday Season

Dec 20, 2018 0 Comments

The holidays are a busy time of year, so it's easy to get distracted. However, between all the shopping, baking and merriment, it's important to be aware of any issues that can result in big problems for your family and home. Not to worry! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have your holiday safety checklist to keep everyone safe amidst all the celebrating!

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What You Need to Know About Spotted Lanternfly and Christmas Trees

Dec 13, 2018 0 Comments

One of the most delightful traditions about the holidays is the Christmas Tree. However, with the recent invasion of the Spotted Lanternfly, many Pennsylvanians are left wondering if they should be hesitant about bringing a possible tainted topiary into their home for the holidays! Is there a cause for concern, or can we celebrate Oh Tannenbaum without trepidation? Read on to see what the experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have to say.

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Gifts for the Tree & Garden Enthusiast (2018 Holiday Edition)

Dec 13, 2018 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us, and if you have a tree or garden enthusiast on your shopping list, we have you covered! Here are some great gift ideas they'll be sure to love!

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Handy Tips on How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Dec 06, 2018 0 Comments

Guest writer, Clara Beaufort, founder of Gardener Gigs, shares her tips on how to prepare your home for the cold winter ahead.

Temperatures are dropping (and staying there), and you’re really looking forward to the chilly winter months: Sitting by the fire, drinking hot cocoa, seeing friends and family over the holidays. But before you break out the scarves and mittens, your home needs some attention.

Read on for some important home maintenance tasks that, once completed, will keep your home running smoothly and safely throughout the cold winter months.

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Catastrophic Storm Damage: How to Prevent it and What to do in an Emergency

Nov 19, 2018 0 Comments

Last week, we experienced our first snowfall of the season, and it caught many of us off guard! Although snow may make you want to get cozy by the fire and focus on the upcoming holidays, that sudden nor'easter also serves as a reminder of the potential hazards that go hand in hand with a seasonal storm.

You may already be taking action on the basics by checking your car's tires, stocking up on deicer for your driveway, and pulling the shovel out of the shed. However, one item that often goes overlooked is our trees!

High winds, heavy rainfall, and dips in the temperature can cause the trees on your property to snap, break and uproot; causing dangerous and expensive property damage! While it’s impossible to predict what will happen in the next storm, there are actions you can take to greatly reduce your risk of tree damage.

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How to Remove and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses

Nov 01, 2018 0 Comments

It's official- Spotted Lanternfly has made their way to Bucks and Montgomery Counties and the Philadelphia area. As we move into the cooler months of fall, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. Now is the time for us to take action and destroy as many egg masses as we can. The experts at Giroud show you how to remove and destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses in an instructional video below!

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3 Tiny Insects That Do Serious Damage to Hemlock Trees

Oct 25, 2018 0 Comments
Hemlock Trees are Coniferous Evergreens that are found all over Pennsylvania. They are a wonderful piece to any landscape, and can be a focal point of your backyard or even act as a privacy screen on the perimeter of your property. However, there are 3 tiny insects that do serious damage to Hemlock Trees: Adelgid, Scale, and Mites. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what to look for and the best treatment options, so you can keep this valuable tree healthy and beautiful all year long!

 

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Originally published January 1, 1970, updated February 22, 2019

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