Your Property. Our Priority.

Blog

I Have Ants!

March 29, 2017 by Dan Rothermel

That’s what we keep hearing. We have gotten more calls for ant problems than any other pest in the last couple of weeks. In the pictures, a Green Giant Pest Control technician is installing an ant bait station at our office in Fleetwood Pennsylvania. These bait stations do a great job of controlling ants before […]

Read More
Tagged Under: Leave a Comment

Bed Bugs Treatment in Reading, PA

February 10, 2017 by Dan Rothermel

Early last month, Green Giant Pest Control Services received a call at 9:07 am from a customer located in Reading, PA stating that something was biting them and they suspected a possible flea infestation.  A Green Giant Pest Control technician was on site within two hours and did not find a flea infestation, but they […]

Read More
Tagged Under: Leave a Comment

2016 Photo Contest Results

by Dan Rothermel

Thank you to all who participated! We’re extremely pleased with the results for the 2016 photo contest! It was an exciting race to the very end. We received many beautiful pictures throughout the year. It definitely would not have been possible without the help of our community voting! So, thank you all for participating. Congratulations […]

Read More
Tagged Under: , Leave a Comment

Green Giant Lawn Care Announces $1,000 Gift Certificate Photo Contest Winner

by Dan Rothermel

Fleetwood, PA (10, February 2017) – Green Giant Lawn and Tree Care announces the $1,000 Grand Prize winner of the 2016 photo contest. Glenn and Mallory Kercher of Reading, Pennsylvania won the End-of-Year contest with the same image that previously won them first place and a $100 gift certificate in March. Beginning in March 2016, […]

Read More
Tagged Under: , Leave a Comment

Is That A Bed Bug Bite or Something Else?

January 9, 2017 by Dan Rothermel

You woke up with a bite mark on your arm this morning. The bite is unpleasant, especially before your first cup of coffee. As you finally take your first sip, you start wondering what the bite could be from… And of course, the first bug that you think of is the dreaded bed bug. We […]

Read More
Tagged Under: , , , , , , Leave a Comment

Spotting Aphids or Scale Insect Excrement : A Sticky Situation

June 28, 2016 by Dan Rothermel

If your car’s windshield is covered with speckles of a clear, sticky substance you probably parked under a tree infested with Aphids and/or Scale Insects. Aphids and Scale Insects are very common. Both have “piercing-sucking” mouth parts and basically suck the juices out of the tree. It is unlikely that Aphids will kill a tree […]

Read More
Tagged Under: , , Leave a Comment

Protect your Home from Odorous House Ants

June 8, 2016 by Dan Rothermel

Take Back (Ant) Control Ant colonies are cute when they are in your child’s ant farm, but not so cute when they are running around your kitchen.When you see ants, you may head to your local retail store and pick up a bunch of “ant traps.” Before you get in your car, consider this – […]

Read More
Tagged Under: , , , , , Leave a Comment

Could You Have Snow Fleas?

March 1, 2016 by Dan Rothermel

  Have you ever seen a random patch of dirty snow? If you have, that snow patch may not be dirty snow at all! As the snow melts away and our days become a little warmer, and a small insect-like hexapod known as a Springtail can become extremely active. Springtails also called Snow Fleas due […]

Read More
Tagged Under: , , Leave a Comment

21 Ways to Kill a Tree

October 20, 2015 by Dan Rothermel

The seasons are changing and our trees are going to be bare soon. Many homeowners may watch as the leaves change colors, but are you truly maintaining your tree’s health? Below is a list of many common ways homeowners may find themselves with bare yards and very expensive tree replacement bills. Learn about these commons […]

Read More
Tagged Under: Leave a Comment

What To Do About Ants?

June 3, 2015 by Dan Rothermel

There are between 9,000 & 10,000 known ant species in the world and researchers believe that there may actually be more than 20,000. It’s not surprising that ants are one of the most common pests in homes and businesses. Surveys by the National Pest Management Alliance consistently show that pest control companies across the nation receive […]

Read More
Tagged Under: , , , Leave a Comment