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How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

November 19, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

Basement spiders are common in homes throughout Pennsylvania. The main thing that attracts spiders to houses in the fall and winter is warmth. Basements provide a dark, safe, sheltered area with plenty of insects to eat. Spiders can survive in colder temperatures, but they need a place where it is warm to remain active. In […]

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Bees, Wasps, and Hornets – How to Kill Stinging Insect Nests and Keep Them Out of Your Yard

November 10, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

Summer is the time for picnics, pool days, and…stinging insects. Nobody likes getting stung by a bee or wasp. The pain is instant, and the swelling can last for days. If you’re dealing with a problem with one of these pests, never fear — we’re here to help. Read on for our top tips on […]

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Fall Fertilizing and Aeration with Over-Seeding

September 8, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

Fall Fertilization and Aeration with Over-Seeding are the perfect combination. These two services together will benefit your lawn in the spring and the rest of the year. Why Should you Fertilize your Lawn and Trees this Fall? Basipetal Translocation of Photoassimilates, (that’s why!) Ok, that’s just a boring way to say your plants are now […]

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Lawn Care During a Drought: What to Do?

September 2, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

It’s no secret that Pennsylvania is currently experiencing a drought. This can be bad news for your lawn, as it may start to turn brown and some areas may thin-out or die. But don’t worry – there are things you can do to help continue to have a healthy lawn! In this blog post, we […]

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How to Get Rid of Mice in Your House: The Complete Guide

August 30, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

  In this guide, we will discuss mouse control methods that work and get rid of mice for good. We’ll cover everything regarding mouse control from the best ways to kill mice with snap traps or bait stations to the best ways to trap them. So, if you’re looking for a humane solution for rodent […]

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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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Dead Mouse Smells Behind a Wall – What to Do?

February 10, 2022 by Dan Rothermel

If you were ranking the worst smells you can encounter, the nasty smell of a decayed mouse or rat has to be considered. A dead mouse smells bad and it is not something you want to live with.   What do Dead Mice Smell Like? One of the most unpleasant things you can experience is […]

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