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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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10 Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Tree and Garden Enthusiast

Dec 13, 2017 0 Comments

Here are some last minute gift ideas for the Tree and Garden Enthusiasts on your list! Maybe you've procrastinated just a little too long with this holiday season.  Not to worry! We have your stress-free shopping list right here!

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3 Popular Trees and Shrubs You Need to Protect from Harsh Winter Weather

Dec 12, 2017 0 Comments

Cold weather is hard on your landscape! Heavy snow and ice cause many problems. But, did you know that cold wind can be just as devastating to your trees and shrubs? Here are 3 types of plants that need extra protection this winter, and how you can help them get through the season safely!

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How to Choose the Best Christmas Tree for Your Family

Dec 04, 2017 0 Comments

‘Tis the season to shop for a Christmas tree!  Walking onto a tree lot without knowing what kind of tree is best for your family can feel overwhelming!

In Pennsylvania, you’ll find 3 main types of Christmas trees: Pine, Spruce and Fir. But, there are subtle differences within each species variety.

Here are some tips that will make your tree search a little easier and quickly have you back home drinking warm cocoa and singing Oh Tannenbaum!

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5 Steps to Choose the Best Tree Service

Nov 09, 2017 0 Comments

Finding a good tree service company to care for your trees can be a tough decision. 
How can you be sure that the company you hire will do what you want, care for your trees and leave property safe and clean?  

“It's important to do your homework, says Lou Giroud, President, Giroud Tree and Lawn and ISA Certified Arborist. Homeowners need to ask questions.  It's the only way to accurately judge if a tree service company has the ability to do the job."

To help you compare companies, Giroud has put together a "How to Hire a Qualified Tree Service Checklist" that covers the issues that can make or break your experience.  Use the Checklist and follow the 5 key steps below:

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Success in the Fight Against Emerald Ash Borer

Sep 21, 2017 0 Comments

The death toll continues to rise as Emerald Ash Borers cut through our region and destroy unprotected Ash Trees. But, there is a bright spot in this bleak picture. Many Ash trees can still be saved! Your ISA Certified Giroud Arborist can check if your Ash Trees can still be treated preventatively, or if they are already infested and need to be removed.

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How to Rebuild a Lawn

Sep 13, 2017 0 Comments

How to Rebuild a Lawn

Sometimes, the only solution is to tear out the old lawn and start over.  Giroud Arborist and Lawn Care Expert, Rob Nagy shares a video of Todd Brown and Bernie Hartopp doing a complete lawn renovation in Jenkintown.

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5 Fall Warning Signs of Tree Problems

Sep 12, 2017 0 Comments
Do you have a tree that is starting to change color?   If you're seeing Fall color on all or part of a tree now, it may be a sign that a tree is sick.  Early color change is just one of 5 Fall Warning Signs that your tree is in trouble!
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Tree Must-Haves for Fall Color & Interest

Sep 01, 2017 0 Comments

Want to add a pop of a color and interest to your Fall landscape?  Mother Nature offers a bounty of amazing trees that have unusual features and bursts of color.  (pictured: Persimmon Tree has beautiful fall foliage and edible fruit.)

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Tick Season Isn't Over --Caution Still Needed

Aug 28, 2017 0 Comments
Now that we're moving into Autumn, you might thing it's safe to stop worrying about ticks. Not true!  You still need be vigilant to protect your family and pets from illnesses spread by ticks.  
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Originally published January 1, 1970, updated November 15, 2018

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