TAG: pests

Space invaders: Invasive insects

August 31, 2018By
Photo: Leah Bauer, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, Bugwood.org

Invasive pests are a threat to trees, shrubs, landscapes and crops in every region of the U.S. Left unchecked, they can devastate entire plant species, threatening food supplies and costing billions of dollars in damages. In addition, they’re a nuisance for homeowners trying to enjoy their lawns and landscapes. These invasive insects easily can be transported from place to place... read more

Throwback Thursday: January 2000

January 2, 2014By

We gave you apps to consider applying to your business in our December issue. And a few weeks back, I wrote about technology we suggested for landscape professionals to try in 2000. But before all that—at the turn of not only a new year, but also a Millennium—we shared products expected to impact landscape business operations in 2000 as well. ... read more

The Andersons: DuoCide

December 9, 2013By
logo: DuoCide

DuoCide Insect Control provides a preventive and curative treatment to control a variety of common insect pests, including ticks, grubs, fire ants, mole crickets, European crane flies and more. Similar in cost to other single-mode insecticides, the product combines carbaryl and bifenthrin into a unique multi-mode formula that enhances performance both above and below the surface. DuoCide’s performance is confirmed... read more