tree and shrub

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by kickin sum grass, Nov 28, 2003.

  1. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 628

    Who has tree and shrub programs geared for the ohio and surrounding zones?
    We are going to offer this service next year and would like some info on programs. Anyone who could share the do's, don'ts, and how to's?

    I will be taking the ornamental test in Jan.

    I ran a search with almost 200 topics came up but none with the info I was looking for.
  2. philk17088

    philk17088 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 17,386

    I do offer T/S programs here in central PA. We are zone 7 here.

    Our program usually consists of 5 services through out the growing season. We do a thorough inspecton of all plant material and treat as needed and preventively for problems that may occur before the next service. Our target price is about $150/hr. We do not offer fertilization as part of the program we sell it as a seperate service with it's own pricing structure. payup
  3. TSM

    TSM LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 707

    we're zone 6

    we do 5 apps on our t/s program
    1)begin with dormant oil early in spring
    2)mid/late spring inspection-insect control as needed
    3)mid summer inspection-insect control as needed
    4)early fall inspection-insect control as needed
    5)fall fertilization

    disease problems are extra service
  4. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 628

    thanks guys

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