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Giroud Tree and Lawn specializes in tree service, lawn care and mosquito and tick control programs that make customers love doing business with the company since 1974. Serving Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the company offers professional tree and lawn evaluation, tree pruning, tree removal, insect and disease control, fertilizing, stump removal, traditional and 100% organic lawn programs and mosquito and tick control. Giroud Arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and have the knowledge and experience required to properly diagnose, treat and maintain trees and lawn health.

The company is Accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association and Better Business Bureau. Giroud has also been awarded the Angie's List Super Service Award(r) every year since 2005. The "Giroud Treework for Charity" program donates free tree care services to parks, historical sites and other non-profit organizations located in the Company's service area.

Address: 1955 Pioneer Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006.

Contact: 215-682-7704. info@giroudtree.com.

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Tick Hot Spots in the Yard

Tick Hot Spots - Giroud Tree and Lawn

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

Spotted Lanternfly swarming a Maple Tree

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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!

Proper Lawn Mowing Technique is Important for Successful Grass Growth

Grioud Tree and Lawn - Lawn mower height

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If a homeowner’s lawn looks uneven and just plain ugly in some spots, how the grass is being mowed might be affecting its appearance, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. From how to set the mower height to how soon after the rain falls the grass is cut, good mowing practices are important for keeping a lawn looking vibrant, healthy, and green all season long.

Tips for Growing Grass in Shade

Pruning trees will allow sunlight to filter down on growing grass

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to growing grass in the shade, the process can be incredibly frustrating for homeowners. The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have several strategies homeowners can try to combat bare spots on shady areas on the lawn.

How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs in 2020

sticky bands to catch Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

Spotted Lanternfly lay their eggs in rows of 10-12

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

GIROUD: Voles damage lawns

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Tree Crashes on to Glenside Home because of Hidden Danger Inside Trunk

Giroud Tree - Rotted Trunk

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! Thankfully Giroud Tree and Lawn’s ISA Certified Arborist, Mike Chenail was able to assess the tree ASAP.

Now is the Time to Set Up a Spring Lawn Care Program

Spring Lawn Care Program

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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!”

Homeowners Beware of Dead Tree Branches

Giroud Tree and Lawn - Branch Damaging Home

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 10. 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

How to Revive Your Property This New Year

Giroud Tree Crew

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

How to Choose Between a Real or Artificial Christmas Tree

Giroud Tree and Lawn

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

How to Check for Signs of Spotted Lanternfly Before Purchasing a Christmas Tree

Spotted Lanternfly Caption Egg Masses

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

Giroud - Ash Tree Branches

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

Ailanthus altissima Doug Goldman

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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. (VIDEO)

Cabling Weak, Heavy Tree Branches Now Can Prevent Huge Costs Later

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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

What is Pennsylvania and the Government Doing to Combat and Control the Spotted Lanternfly Invasion

GIROUD - female spotted lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

How to Remove and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses

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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

5 Fall Warning Signs of Tree Problems

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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

Giroud - Lawn Aeration Graphic

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Everything You Need to Know About Spotted Lanternfly

Life Cycle of the Spotted Lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

Lanternfly Sticky Band

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.