Once upon a time, smart irrigation control was a hard sell. Property
owners, grounds managers and homeowners associations didn't see a need
for it. "Why put in an expensive smart irrigation system when the old
one works just fine?"
Eco-Green Sustainable Landscapes
The segment of the green industry that maintains turfgrass, sports fields and large greenscapes has seen many really significant changes over the past 20 years. Even so, for the most part, we’re doing the same thing, applying chemical fertilizers and overwatering, over and over again, but expecting different results.
The simplicity of landscape fabric belies its versatility. Like a jack-of-all-trades, this product can be used in many different settings, for many different reasons. Whether it’s for filtration, reinforcement under pavers, weed abatement, or even keeping wildlife at bay, this product can do it all.
For Robert Moore, Sr., epiphany came after he had a chemical engineering degree in hand:
During that time, drinking beer on the back porch and looking at a puddle in the backyard, a guy said, 'Boy, I got lousy soil.'
Weed and Pest Control
An environmentally-friendly product to control snails and slugs has been developed. Sluggo, a unique blend of iron phosphate with bait additives in easy-to-use, non-toxic pellets, is one of Western Farm Services new products.
a skilled chef, a professional landscape manager takes pride in
providing a well-balanced diet for those under his
care. Furthermore, as a chef can be the backbone of a restaurant's
reputation, skilled landscape technicians can build the reputation of
their companies, too.
It’s time to think spring. Sure, warm weather is still a few months
away for most of the country, but for irrigation professionals now is
the time to plan for a smooth, successful spring start-up season.