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Posts tagged with Organic Lawn Care

  • 07
  • May2019

Why is Safe, Organic Lawn Care So Important?

Why is Safe, Organic Lawn Care So Important?

Harmful pesticides and chemical fertilizers are prolific in the lawn care industry. They’re on shelves in garden and hardware stores, in tanks on the back of city trucks, and commonly used by all the conventional lawn services available to homeowners. Seeing (or smelling) chemical lawn pesticides and fertilizers is commonplace for most, and many people […]

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  • 17
  • Aug2017

The Dark Side of the Perfectly Manicured American Lawn:

The Dark Side of the Perfectly Manicured American Lawn:

Is It Giving You Cancer? Recently published in Readers Digest, by MCKAY JENKINS from the book CONTAMINATION “In the 1940s, botanist E. J. Kraus of the University of Chicago fed five and a half grams of pure 2,4-D to a cow every day for three months. The cow was fine, according to Kraus, as was her calf. Kraus said […]

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  • 17
  • Aug2017

Leaf Blowers: A Landscaper’s Testimony

Leaf Blowers: A Landscaper’s Testimony

Many landscape company owners are deeply concerned about the impact of gas-powered landscape maintenance activities on health and well-being of their workers and the public. In his letter to town council officials, Steve Antos, owner of Setauket Landscape Design speaks about the excessive use of gas leaf blowers and suggests the use of electric and […]

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  • 05
  • Jul2017

Landscaping and Your Health

Landscaping and Your Health

As reported on the Long Island Business Report, Dr. Lucy Weinstein, Prof. of Preventative Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook and co-chair of a NY Chapter of the Environmental Health Committee at the American Academy of Pediatrics and Bonnie Sager, co-founder of “Citizens Appeal for Leaf Blower Moderation” discuss the harmful effects of landscaping machinery. Click […]

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  • 25
  • Mar2013

Spring Cleanup: An Opportunity to Spring Ahead with Organic Lawn Care

Spring Cleanup: An Opportunity to Spring Ahead with Organic Lawn Care

The more initiative you take in Spring Cleanup, the less challenging yard maintenance will be for the remainder of the lawn service season. That way, instead of stressing about lawn care, you can sit back and enjoy warm weather and green grass.   Mother Nature Knows Best When it Comes to Yard Maintenance Your mother […]

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  • 02
  • Jan2013

How to Select a Lawn Care Company that Offers an Organic Lawn Care Service

How to Select a Lawn Care Company that Offers an Organic Lawn Care Service

So you’re interested in maintaining your lawn organically but don’t know how to choose an organic lawn care company? Take a look at a few of these helpful tips.

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  • 14
  • Nov2012

Franchise Business Opportunities in Organic Lawn Care

Franchise Business Opportunities in Organic Lawn Care

In the midst of economic uncertainty, people across the nation are picking each other’s brains for new, innovative ideas that can get them on the right track for their future. Starting up a small business is certainly one way to do that, but it comes with several risks. What industry do you choose? How does […]

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  • 07
  • Nov2012

Clean Air Lawn Care’s fight against climate change

Clean Air Lawn Care’s fight against climate change

Believe it or not, climate change is a very real and dangerous phenomenon. The world’s ice caps are melting at an alarming rate, natural disasters are causing havoc, partially due to the warming of seawater, and temperatures in recent years have been sweltering. Although there are allegations that global warming is simply nature’s evolutionary path, […]

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  • 05
  • Nov2012

Pesticides exposed:

Pesticides exposed:

A common misconception believed by many lawn care owners is that the use of pesticides will completely eradicate unwanted insects and pests. After some pesticide treatments, they may realize that this isn’t the case. The reason is that pesticides literally wipe out undesirable and beneficial living organisms within ecological system on which they are applied, […]

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  • 27
  • Sep2012

Preventative Lawn Care Maintenance Tips

Preventative Lawn Care Maintenance Tips

Carrying out preventative health care for your lawn, just as you would for your body, will build it into a healthy lawn that can fend off attacks from most weeds and pests. The following are some important, yet simple preventative lawn care maintenance tips. Choose the Right Grass Type for Your Area Grass that is […]

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