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Tick Hot Spots in the Yard

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- While some bugs are just annoying, ticks carry a variety of diseases that can pose serious risks to people and pets, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Fortunately, there are many actions homeowners can take to protect the property from these dangerous insects and the illnesses they can carry. It all starts with knowing where ticks love to hang out in the yard.

Time-Sensitive Treatments for Spotted Lanternfly Need to Be Scheduled Now Before the Adults Emerge

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Adult Spotted Lanternfly will be emerging a few short weeks, and it's expected to be a record-breaking year for the invasive insect, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Not only do Spotted Lanternfly pose a risk to the health of trees and plants, they also cause some really gross problems for homeowners.

How to Combat the Spotted Lanternfly Now in the Nymph Stage

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area. All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they've emerge as nymphs, it's time to take action!

How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs in 2020

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.

Kids Staying Home From School can Keep Busy with a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt in the Yard

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Spotted Lanternfly are beautiful but destructive insects that have invaded Pennsylvania. The good news is kids can help get rid of Spotted Lanternfly! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share why these are bad bugs, and what kids need to know to go on a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt!

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains how to identify the difference between mole and vole damage on lawns, trees and shrubs

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mole and vole damage to lawns, trees and shrubs is common in Pennsylvania, but identifying the difference between the two can be confusing. Each of these two pests can cause mild to serious damage on a homeowners property, and late winter is when the effects are often seen.

4Ry, USDA and Texas A&M AgriLife to Develop Innovative Spraying Technology for Cattle Fever Ticks

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. /ScoopCloud/ -- 4Ry Inc. announced today that 4Ry® and Texas A&M AgriLife Research have signed a research agreement. They will collaborate with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to more efficiently and effectively spray cattle to eliminate cattle fever ticks.

How to Check for Signs of Spotted Lanternfly Before Purchasing 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.

Dead Ash Trees Can Cause Destruction During Winter Snow and Ice Storms

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.

Everything You Need to Know About Spotted Lanternfly

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.

How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

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.

How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs

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.

Griffin Pest Solutions Named A Top 100 Company

KALAMAZOO, Mich., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kalamazoo-based Griffin Pest Solutions ranked 79th on the 2015 Pest Control Technology magazine Top 100 List, an annual compilation of the leading pest management companies in the United States. The list was included in the magazine's May issue.