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Large Hemlock Crashes on Home-Video Shows Amazing Tree Removal

Mar 14, 2018 0 Comments

As the latest Winter storm blew through the Philadelphia area, many trees toppled, causing severe damage to local homes. One homeowner, in Northeast Philadelphia, experienced the wrath of the storm first hand when a very large Hemlock cracked at the base and crashed down on their roof.  They reached out to the Giroud Arborist On-Call after office hours for help with the emergency!

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Giroud Team Puts Safety First in Most Unusual Tree Removal

Feb 21, 2018 0 Comments

A large tree growing from the center of a backyard deck has created a serious problem for a homeowner in Northeast Philadelphia. The tree has grown too big for the available space.  Buckled deck boards strangle the tree and cut into its trunk.   With its circulation weakened, the tree’s health has declined and large branches have been dropping over the last few seasons.  A once aesthetically beautiful focal point has become a safety hazard and must be removed.

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How Rock Salt Can Be Harmful To Your Landscape

Jan 31, 2018 0 Comments
We've already had too much snow this winter in the Philadelphia area and that means lots of rock salt. To keep driving conditions safe, fleets of salt trucks coat our roads with an abundance of rock salt. While we all appreciate the benefits of cleared roads, we also need to consider how these chemicals are harming our landscapes.
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Yes, We CAN Safely Do Tree Work in Winter!

Jan 23, 2018 2 Comments

Last week, a dangerously brittle dead Ash Tree needed to be removed from a property in Abington, PA. We have had a particularly brutal winter this year, so the client wanted the job done as soon as possible in order to avoid storm damage. Giroud Arborist Rob Nagy organized his crew and scheduled a 40 ton crane for this tricky removal. However, on the morning of the job, snow began to fall and blanketed the area yet again.

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Why You May Need to Cable Your Tree

Jan 16, 2018 0 Comments

Heavy winds and rough weather can lead to trees splitting apart and dangerous falling limbs. Installing cables in weak limbs is often the best way to prevent damage.

Here are a few reasons why you may need to have your tree cabled.

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3 Trees Dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Jan 11, 2018 0 Comments

Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and there are many ways to celebrate this beloved civil rights leader. Let's take a look at some beautiful trees that have been planted to honor Dr. King's legacy.

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5 Crafty Winter Tree Projects for Kids

Jan 04, 2018 0 Comments

Chilly winter weather means more time inside, and kids can quickly become bored. If it seems like toys are all played out and TV is turning your kids into couch potatoes, it might be time to break out the art supplies! Here are 5 Crafty Tree Projects that will help bust that winter boredom.

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Environmentally Conscious Christmas Tree Disposal Tips

Dec 26, 2017 0 Comments

Christmas is over and it’s almost time to take down the Christmas Tree. Here are some Environmentally Conscious tips for disposing of your tree.

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Giroud Gives Back to Philabundance this Holiday Season!

Dec 22, 2017 0 Comments

Giroud Tree & Lawn teamed up with Philadbundance for their annual food drive again this year. Philabundance is a proud member of Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks leading the fight against hunger in the United States.

Last year, Giroud's team collected 496 pounds of food, and they set a goal for at least 550 pounds this year. 

Jeff and Matt Giroud delivered the food to Philabundance this morning, and we're happy to report that this year's total is 687 pounds!!

Giroud Tree & Lawn send a big thank you to everyone who donated. These contributions will feed so many people in our community!

For more information about how you can donate or even organize a food drive, please visit the Philabundance website www.philabundance.org.

Happy Holidays from our Family to Yours!


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Family Owned Tree Care Company: Our Roots are Strong!

Dec 19, 2017 0 Comments

Back in 1974, a gallon of gas was only .55 cents, the average home cost $10,990 and Jimmy Fallon was just born.

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Originally published January 1, 1970, updated May 24, 2018

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