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How Unhealthy Trees Attract Borer Insects!

Here at Giroud Tree and Lawn, we get all sorts of calls to evaluate trees that are infested with insects. Sometimes a homeowner can see insects gathering around the trunk or high up in the branches. But oftentimes, the problem is lurking deep within the bark of the tree. Borer insects of all types are…

May 23, 2019
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Saving a Fallen Willow Tree with Standing and Staking
April showers bring May flowers, but heavy showers can bring big problems for trees with compromised root systems! That was the case with a beautiful Willow Tree in Richboro, PA when it crashed down a few weeks ago during a windy storm. The homeowners were worried the tree would have to be removed, so they...
May 9, 2019
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What to Do when Eastern Tent Caterpillars Attack Your Trees

Caterpillars can be cute when they’re crawling across the sidewalk, but they can do serious damage to your trees! Eastern Tent Caterpillars have a taste for a wide variety of trees, so homeowners need to be on the lookout in springtime for any signs of an infestation. The experts at Giroud Tree & Lawn explain…

April 18, 2019
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Why You Need to Worry about Spotted Lanternfly

The Spotted Lanternfly is a new pest that has invaded our area.  These beautiful but nasty bugs are swarming Pennsylvania in concerning numbers. First spotted in 2014, Penn State’s Agriculture Extension has been monitoring the Spotted Lanternfly and issuing warnings about this invasive insect. They’re a problem for local farmers who are losing fruit and…

June 26, 2018
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What Happened to This Tree?

Mr.Lulek was concerned about his Pin Oak (pictured right). Can you guess what happened? “After inspecting the tree,” says Drew Slousky, Giroud Vice President and ISA Certified Arborist, “I searched the yard for clues and found the culprit: a golf club. Apparently, young children were playing with a golf club and hit the tree. Unfortunately,…

October 24, 2017
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Tree’s Symptoms Mask Real Problem

October 24, 2017
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Scorched Oak Leaves Mean Trouble

October 24, 2017
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Sibling Rivalry in Trees!
October 24, 2017
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Spring Pests Are Out!

The enemy of healthy trees and shrubs has arrived.  With Spring, comes the inevitable invasion of insect and disease problems.  While Emerald Ash Borer and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid are a major concern, there are many other destructive issues to worry about.  Check out Giroud’s list of top warning signs then head out to your yard and see how your plants are doing. Early detection is key. If you spot problems, let us know.

October 24, 2017
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