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4 Steps to Take Now to Achieve a Beautiful Lawn Next Year

Aug 16, 2018 0 Comments

As the summer winds down and we move into fall, your yard is going to need some special attention before the cold weather hits.  To help your grass thrive all winter and emerge healthy and vibrant in spring, there are a few actions you need to take this fall.  The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud explain 4 Steps for Fall to have a beautiful lawn next year.  These include aeration, seeding, fertilization and testing the soil pH.

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How to Design Your Own Water-Wise Landscape

Jul 19, 2018 0 Comments

Guest writer, Clara Beaufort, founder of Gardener Gigs, shares her tips on how to have an eco-friendly water-wise landscape.

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6 Steps to Getting Nutsedge Under Control on Your Property

Jul 18, 2018 0 Comments

The humid part of the summer season is officially here, and that means some unwanted familiar foes have probably popped up on your lawn. Arguably the worst of the weedy type grasses in the Philadelphia area is Nutsedge. This persistent eyesore might be driving you crazy and for good reason. Nutsedge is notoriously difficult to control! The experts at Giroud explain what Nutsedge is, why it's such a pain, and what you can do to keep it in check.

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Lawn Fungal Diseases You Need to Watch Out For!

Jun 05, 2018 0 Comments

After the long winter we've had, it's refreshing to see the trees leafing out, the flowers blooming and bright green grass! April Showers bring May Flowers, but May Showers can often bring June fungi! You may see fungus in the form of pesky mushrooms popping up around your property.  But, do you know how to spot the signs of a fungal disease on your lawn?  To the untrained eye, it can be tricky to diagnose which type of fungus your lawn is suffering from.  That's because many fungi share similar symptoms- such as brown spots, dead patches and dry grass. Keep reading to see what Giroud’s Lawn Care Experts have to say about these unsightly spots, and how to best to manage each variety of fungus!

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Giroud is now a TCIA Accredited Tree Care Company!

Jun 04, 2018 0 Comments

Are you ever nervous about hiring a contractor? So, many questions can run through your mind.  Can you trust them to do the job safely? Will you get a fair price? Will the job be done on time? If something goes wrong, will they fix it and make you happy?

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How to Fix Vole Damage on Your Lawn

Apr 25, 2018 0 Comments

Now that the snow has finally melted in the Philadelphia area, many homeowners are seeing strange runways chiseled through their lawns. Most likely, the culprits are voles, who have quietly dug paths under the snow all winter, digging up lawns in the process. There are ways to fix your lawn.  But, some damage is so extensive that homeowners require professional help. Besides your lawn, these little rodents can also cause big problems for certain trees and shrubs.

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5 Ways to Fix Lawn Problems in the Fall

Aug 18, 2017 0 Comments

Every lawn can use help in the Fall to ensure it emerges in great shape the following Spring. But, sometimes it isn't easy to figure out exactly what to do to make a lawn look its best. 

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How Aeration Helps Your Lawn

Aug 14, 2017 0 Comments

Imagine you're looking at a plate full of food but have no way to eat it.  That's what happens to your lawn when it's trying to grow in compacted soil or heavy thatch.   

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Originally published January 1, 1970, updated October 17, 2018

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