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  1. Introduce Yourself
    Hello, My name is Locho am a gardener. I work with Locho&Garden. It's an organic based garden. Trying to help 10k people to grow a garden on a small space available. Also focuses on homemade fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides. Can check more on the link below...
  2. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Recently was doing a front yard landscape renovation project and had a question for y’all regarding 24-D, dicamba and seeding. So this client had this huge rain garden in their front yard, it was basically jungle every type of weed, plant, pacasandra, ivy, shrubs, you name it and they wanted to...
  3. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I am wanting to start offering pre and post emergents along with fertilizer applications to clients. I can but find anything about having a license other that for pesticides. From what I read you have to either have a 4 year degree or 2 years of experience to spray pesticides for the license...
  4. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I currently use Blindside. I'm wanting to learn 3-4 different post products. Which ones do you all suggest having for all around warm season grasses? I'm seeing a lot of: Orchard grass, Clover, Sedge, Annual Bluegrass, Florida Pulsey, Dollarweed, Asparagus Fern. A few products that comes to...
  5. Employment
    Take advantage of the opportunity to be a team member with a fast growing Indianapolis based lawn and landscape company!! Wild Ridge Lawn and Landscape is looking for candidates to apply pesticides to commercial and residential customers. REQUIREMENTS: *Perform the chemical and fertilizer...
  6. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Okay after watching a TED Talk I began to wonder how responsible or irresponsible am I as a lawn applicator being ? Here is the talk if you have time watch it and let me know your thoughts. https://www.ted.com/talks/marla_spivak_why_bees_are_disappearing I know we have a need to care for our...
  7. Introduce Yourself
    I am an employee with BrightView landscape services, I have been an spray technician for 3yrs, I'm looking towards some interesting topics to learn and maybe share.
  8. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I am pretty positive I have either quackgrass or nutsedge growing in my yard? How can I tell the difference? How do I control and kill or the other or both?? Is there a herbicide that can tackle both or is it two separate herbicides? Do I need to take a picture of what I am dealing with??
  9. Turf Renovation
    I entered my zip code into the SuperSeedStore - Seed Express web page and they come up with the recommended seed mix for my area. I decided to try the seed mix in a shady area behind my garage. The Mixture contains: Spartan II hard fescue - 20% Zodiac chewings fescue - 20% Intrigue chewings...
  10. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi all :) I have a 400m2 garden with lawn on my estate and these weeds are spreading all over (especially the one on the first image). Not only does it manage to bog down my rear-drive push mower, it has mostly taken over the place and grows very fast indeed! I have also turned off the...
  11. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I am currently taking a turf management class in Michigan. I am working on a herbicide project. I need 5 herbicides that kill all the weeds. Pre-emergent, Post-emergent (selective, non-selective). There are so many to choose from. I could use some input from multiple owners. :waving:
  12. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Is it ok to use a post-emergent now? In June on Centipede, St. Augustine grasses in the South? I have lots of Clovers and other weeds!!
  13. Organic Lawn Care
    They finally released the DVD for personal purchase. I received mine last week. Get it HERE: http://safelawns.org/chemical-reaction/ Price $19.95 (These are for home use only and may not be utilized for community screenings). Excellent documentary on the use of chemicals in our industry. I'm...
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