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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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Why Cabling Your Tree Now Can Prevent Huge Costs Later!

Oct 18, 2018 0 Comments

Heavy winds and rough weather can lead to trees splitting apart and dangerous falling limbs. The time and money it costs to clean up these disasters can be astronomical! There are many reasons why cabling your tree now can prevent huge costs in the long run. Read on to see what the experts at Giroud have to say about the benefits of tree cabling.

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Giroud Donates $4,300 to YMCA of Bucks County, Morrisville Branch To Make Walkway Safer!

Oct 15, 2018 0 Comments

The YMCA of Bucks County, Morrisville Branch is safer thanks to a $4,300 grant for hazardous tree removal from Giroud Tree and Lawn!  In Giroud's video of this tricky removal, watch Dan Rombold and his crew (Matt Mitchell and Rick Ritter) expertly remove the hazardous oak growing in a tight spot!

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How Every Tree Benefits from a Deep Root Feeding!

Oct 04, 2018 0 Comments

This past year has been a wild weather roller coaster! We had some icy snow storms and spring weather that didn't break until much too late. Then, about halfway through the summer, the heavy rains started; and it shows no sign of slowing down as we head into fall.  All of this wild weather has put your trees under a lot of stress!  The experts at Giroud Tree & Lawn explain how you can help your trees heal, grow strong and thrive by feeding them with a deep root fertilizing treatment! 

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Why Fall is an Ideal Time to Plant a New Tree!

Sep 27, 2018 0 Comments

As we wind down the end of the summer and move into the cozier months of fall, it may be tempting to stop thinking about the outside of your property. However, Fall is actually a great time to plant a new tree! With the bulk of gardening and lawn maintenance behind us, you can reassess your property and consider how planting a new tree will add value and beauty to your yard. 

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3 Signs of Bacterial Leaf Scorch on Your Oak Tree

Sep 20, 2018 0 Comments
Autumn is a time to enjoy the beautiful changing colors of the trees, with leaves transforming from green to shimmering shades of red, orange and yellow. But the leaves on many Oak Trees in the Philadelphia area are turning straight to brown and the color change is happening much too early. The cause of this is Bacterial Leaf Scorch, an infection that spreads easily and can kill an Oak if it's not treated! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share the 3 signs of Bacterial Leaf Scorch so you’ll know what to look for on your Oak Trees!


What is Bacterial Leaf Scorch?

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How to Remove Tree Sap from a Car

Sep 13, 2018 0 Comments

Tree Sap is a sticky nuisance! This tacky, syrupy substance can end up in some of the most unwanted of places, especially on cars. Sap can be difficult to remove, and although there are lots of cleaners on the market that can tackle the job, some of them can be abrasive on surfaces. We went on a quest for a safe and effective method to remove tree sap from the surface of a car, and the results were surprising!

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4 Reasons Why Fall Is a Great Time to Prune Your Trees!

Aug 23, 2018 0 Comments

Pruning is tremendous for your trees, and Fall is a great time to trim! As we prepare to head into the colder months, your trees need special attention.  Pruning should definitely be at the top of your list. The experts at Giroud share 4 reasons why you should have your trees pruned now before winter hits.

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Originally published January 1, 1970, updated March 25, 2019

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