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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- It's 7 am on a chilly Wednesday morning in February. Giroud Lawn Care Technician, Bill Krowchena, climbs into his lawn service truck with a large Dunkin Donuts coffee. He takes a sip before he starts paging through his clipboard and notes. "We have a lot of stops today, so I need my coffee!"
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- A dead tree branch is often a signal of a hidden health issue, and if a tree has a lot of deadwood it could be a big problem! Insect invasions, disease, and poor root systems are just a few reasons why a tree might be in distress, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Here are a few tips to help homeowners spot problems and take action.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- The start of a new year is the perfect time to schedule a full property evaluation with an ISA Certified Arborist and Lawn Care Expert. After a compete inspection, they can develop a step-by-step plan to revive the property this year. From Pruning trees to starting a lawn care program, homeowners can breathe new life into the yard and garden.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is fully underway, and homeowners might be heading out this weekend to pick out the perfect Christmas tree. In the decades-long battle of real versus artificial Christmas trees, it can be difficult to decide between the two. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share helpful tips to help homeowners weigh the pros and cons before buying a Christmas tree.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Finding the perfect Christmas trees is one of the highlights of the holiday season. 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. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what to look for on Christmas trees before buying one.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Emerald Ash Borer is a dangerous insect that invades and destroys Ash trees. They have killed thousands of trees across the country since they first appeared in 2002. As winter storm season approaches, there's something in particular that makes infested Ash Trees a big cause for concern- Dead Ash Trees are Dangerous!
Giroud Tree and Lawn explains homeowners should remove Ailanthus trees, the host plant for Spotted Lanternfly
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Researchers are still learning about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect attacking trees and causing property damage across Pennsylvania. Penn State, along with the PA Department of Agriculture and the USDA, has been researching the habits and life cycle of Spotted Lanternfly since it first appeared in Berks County in 2014.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain why cabling a tree now can prevent huge costs in the long run.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Now that the cooler fall weather is here, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. Many homeowners are wondering what the government is doing to control the invasive insect. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what Pennsylvania is doing to combat Spotted Lanternfly.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Now that the cooler fall weather is here, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn show homeowners how to remove and destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses in an instructional video.
Trees with Health Problems Change Color or Drop Leaves Too Early - Giroud Tree and Lawn Urges Homeowners to Be Alert for Fall Warning Signs of Sick Trees /ScoopCloud/ -- Tree service is needed for trees that change color too early or drop leaves prematurely. Most trees should be in full leaf and green through September; Giroud Tree and Lawn provides the top five Fall warning signs and actions Philadelphia homeowners can take to keep trees healthy and safe.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- As the summer winds down and we move into fall, homeowners' yards are going to need some special attention before the cold weather hits. To help grass thrive all winter and emerge healthy and vibrant in spring, there are a few actions homeowners 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.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Giroud Tree and Lawn explains what Spotted Lanternfly is, how they harm trees and properties, and how to get rid of them. Spotted Lanternfly have been seen all over Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties in 2019.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- In the midst of summer, kids need protection from disease-carrying mosquitoes and ticks. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share a summertime checklist to keep kids safe from biting insects. Teaching kids ways to prevent mosquito and tick bites will empower them to be mindful of their surroundings while out in nature.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has officially invaded Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties! All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, and the Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs have already started to emerge. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share what to look for and how to capture and destroy these destructive insects.