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Are Cicada Killers Dangerous?

July 28, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

Generally, cicada killers are safe, but there are differences between males and females. The females can sting, but they are usually not aggressive or territorial, like most other wasps. However, if you step on one with bare feet or otherwise disturb them, it’s likely you will get stung – and it can be painful.   […]

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Why is My Lawn Turning Brown and Dying?

July 26, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

There are a couple of different things that will cause grass to go brown and die off.   One threat to your lawn at this time of the year is turf-damaging insects. Another possibility is extreme heat and dryness due to a lack of rain. This article will help if your lawn is turning brown due […]

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Crab-X™ Crabgrass Control

April 26, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

Welcome to Green Giant’s Crab-X™ Crabgrass Control program!   Why Green Giant’s Crab-X™ program is Unbeatable! The quick answer is, most companies and homeowners only apply one treatment of Crabgrass Preventer – which is not enough to get excellent control. Green Giant’s Crab-X™ crabgrass control provides two treatments, with two different types of preventer.   How […]

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Five Tips for Getting Your Landscaping Ready for the Spring

by Dan Rothermel

After being stuck inside all winter, you’re probably ready to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather, whether you’re into hiking, biking, gardening, or picnicking. But before you dive into your favorite spring activities, you may need to get your landscaping ready for spring. So, we put together a checklist to help you prepare your […]

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What You Should Do If a Mouse Dies in Your Wall

February 10, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

If you were making a ranking of the worst smells you can encounter, the putrid stench of a rotting dead animal has to be considered. A dead mouse smell is not something you want to live with. So, you may be wondering what to do if a mouse dies in your wall.   Describing the […]

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What Household Tricks Will Keep Mice and Rats Far, Far Away?

December 20, 2021 by Dan Rothermel

There’s a Scratching Noise in My Wall. What Should I Do? If you’ve noticed some strange sounds in and around your house, there are a few different critters that could be the culprit. It might be anything from a bat or bird to a raccoon, squirrel, rat, or mouse. Quieter scratching noises are a sign […]

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Pest Control Tips for New Homeowners

October 13, 2021 by Dan Rothermel

Very few moments in life are as exciting as buying a new home, but it can be overwhelming. There is a lot of work involved the moment you open the door for the first time. You need to fill the house with furniture, paint the walls, and maybe see if the lawnmower still works.   […]

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Snow Mold

March 19, 2021 by Josh Moser

Is My Lawn Dead After Winter? As the warm sunshine and milder temperatures return, Spring fever starts to creep back into our minds with thoughts of lush green grass and beautiful spring flowers.  However, what will the grass actually look like when the snow melts away? If your lawn was in good shape in the […]

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Why are there Flies in my House and Where Do They Come From?

August 13, 2020 by Wendy K

  Every spring, it’s the same thing. You have flies sneaking their way into your house, buzzing around your head, and finding something sticky to eat on the counter. If you happen to live near farmland or even have a compost pile, you know what a fly infestation looks like every spring – it’s like […]

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Growing Grass Under Trees or in the Shade

May 14, 2020 by Dave J

  One of the most common concerns with a lawn is growing and/or maintaining grass in shady conditions. When customers ask us why the grass under a tree is dying, most often, shade is the answer. Thin or no grass under shade trees is a common problem – but what is shade exactly and could […]

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