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Morning Dew Landscape, Inc.

Michael Lovell Phone: 516-937-5242

President Fax:

112 Elm Rd. Website: http://www.morningdewlandscape.net/

Mastic Beach NY 11951 Email: mornnndew@optonline.net

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

other: 

Morning Dew Landscape is a design/build lawn care company that uses natural and organic planting and turf care practices. These practices start with the soil and proper plant culture.

What is your definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

When proper cultural and soil improvements have been implemented, visual inspections are necessary to monitor plant health. When pesticides could be needed, alternative products are used first.

 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Dormant oils for egg control, soaps for crawler stages, and compost teas for increasing the beneficial bacteria on leaf surfaces. Products are applied at optimum times at insect development and disease development.

How are pest problems identified?

Pest problems are visually monitored before problems arise, and after.

What practices do you use to prevent and/or control pests?

Proper plant culture, compost teas, organic matter, compost, organic fertilizers.

 

Do you use biological controls?

Not often.

 

Do you use borates?

No.

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

Some ammonial nitrogen, calcium nitrate, weed control.

What are the top 10 pesticides you use/sell/recommend?

Sycthe, neem & soap oil, clove, rosemary, and wintergreen product.

If pesticides are used, how much are used per year of each?

Trimec, Speed Zone about 5 gallons, pre-emerge crab grass control- bout 800 lbs total product/year.

Does your company perform habitat modification?

ponds- woodland or field plantings.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Mowing or hand removal.

What type of fertilizers do you use/sell/recommend?

Pro-Grow, Feedback Grandular, Bid-Base, Plant Health and Care, Hydrolize Fish, Seaweed.

 

What do you usually use/sell/recommend for addressing:

termites N/A

cockroaches N/A

fleas N/A

carpenter ants N/A

fire ants N/A

ants (indoor)

crabgrass Pre-Em

dandelions

Lime and Spot Treat

other

Scyth and Seed over dead weeds.

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

Very good, weeds are my only turf pest as a threat to complete non-pesticide use.

References: Mr. Stuchbury, Mrs.Tam.