Tag: pest control

Massey Service

Massey Services Continues Expansion Across Southeast U.S.

Massey Services has acqired Insight Pest Solutions of Myrtle Beach, SC, as part of an expansion across the southeast U.S.
deer damage in landscapes

Deterring Deer

Looking to address deer damage in landscapes? Many experts agree that prevention is more effective than changing existing feeding behaviors.
Joshua Malik, President, Joshua Tree Experts

The Yardstick: Q&A With Joshua Malik, Joshua Tree Experts

From a start in the garage to creating a franchise, Joshua Malik discusses the entrepreneurial spirit behind Joshua Tree Experts.
Turfgrass maintenance

Fall Turf Tune-Up

Turfgrass maintenance is a critical aspect of maintaining healthy lawns: Fall is a chance to prepare turf for both Winter and Spring.
Groundcovers

Groundcover Alternatives To Mulch 

Try these weed-smothering, attractive, spreading (but not invasive!) plants.   Who doesn’t want a garden that requires less weeding? For landscapers and their clients it means...
WorkWave TakeEasy

WorkWave Acquires TakeEasy to Expand Service Work Network

WorkWave®  has acquired TaskEasy, one of the nation’s leading service marketplaces for rental property owners. Traditionally, TaskEasy has focused on lawn and yard maintenance, snow...
insect

‘Biblical’ Cricket & Grasshopper Swarms Spur Oregon Program

Some private landowners can now be reimbursed for pesticide costs. ARLINGTON, Ore. (AP) — Driving down a windy canyon road in northern Oregon rangeland, Jordan...
Flight 93 National Memorial

Forest Service Helps Defend 9/11 Witness Trees From Insect Threat

By Melanie Brezniak Eastern Region, USDA Forest Service Twenty years have passed since the 9/11 attacks, yet there’s a feeling of permanence in a hemlock grove...

Research Breakthroughs For Better Mosquito Control?

Spraying properties for mosquito control can be a great way to add to a landscaper's services. Yet menacing mosquitoes continue to plague many with...
beetle

August Declared “Tree Check Month” For Asian Longhorned Beetle

August is the most critical time of year to spot the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) as adult activity peaks. As a result, the U.S....
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.
salt

Study Reveals Salt Is “Sleeping Giant” Of Environmental Threats

A recent study shows salt is the sleeping giant of environmental threats to water and soil. Follow these tips for more responsible road salting as part of snow management.

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Davey facility

Davey Will Recycle Wood Waste Into Biochar Soil Additive At New Facility

Davey Tree Expert Company has opened a biochar facility in East Dundee, IL, that will recycle wood waste from client properties and turn it into an environmentally friendly soil additive, biochar.
Plant pests

USDA Invests $70 Million To Defend Against Plant Pests & Diseases

The USDA is investing $70 million to defend against plant pests and diseases including box tree moth and sudden oak death.

Techo-Bloc Launches 2024 Hardscape Products & Trends

Techo-Bloc's 2024 theme of "Quiet Luxury" seen in new Caffè Crema color, Natural Stone Collection, and Silver Granite color.
McKay Landscape Lighting

Lighting A Lush Landscape

A “Secret Garden” project focuses on plants as highlights.