April 14 at 10:00am - 11:30pm PDT
Learn why landscapes are vital to urban infrastructure development and healthy communities.
Formal landscapes may have been invented in the "Old World" but they reached their nadir here in America. The largest cash group in America is turfgrass. Landscaping is a 100-billion-dollar industry built around the concept of a lush pest free garden of Eden.
But home owners, HOA, school districts, city and county agencies, your customers, are becoming aware of the facts. The most commonly used materials; synthetic fertilizers and pest control chemicals are products of the petrochemical industry. So, besides their toxicity to the immediate environment, they contribute immensely in the overall picture of air pollution and climate change. Many of your customers are seeking and some are legislating for alternatives; Irvine, Laguna Hills, Richmond.
Well maintained landscapes can provide us with a ton of benefits for our urban lifestyles without most of the chemistry we currently use.
1. Why you have weeds, insects, and disease in your landscapes
2.Who said current BMP is best
3.What is better than Pesticides
4.What is a right and wrong with IPM
5. Make more money with less effort