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Native Elements

    Phone: 919/630-4910

501 Robin Hood Drive Fax:

Website:

Raleigh NC 27604 Email: www.nativeelements.com

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

other: 

We are a full service landscaping company specializing in tree planting. Designs incorporate proper tree spacing, plant selection and other site-specific factors to create livable spaces that please the eye. Integral to the design of each landscape is its sustainability. A Native Elements landscape is as functional and enduring as it is beautiful.

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

First avoid pesticide use altogether by planting the right plants. Since even organic pesticides can be hazardous, chemicals are used only as a last resort.

 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

No.

How are pest problems identified?

Pest problems are identified by examination of the plant foliage, with proper knowledge of area pests and damage. Monitoring is visual by visitations.

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

Proper planting in the beginning to make the conditions right for a happy plant, and avoid chemical use later on.

 

Do you use biological controls?

No.

 

Do you use borates?

N/A

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

RoundUp (glyphosate); borer killers

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

RoundUp (glyphosate)

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


Does your company perform habitat modification?

Removal of offending plants

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Removal of bugs, leaf-pulling, as well as removal of plants which attract pests.

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

chicken manure, compost

 

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) N/A

crabgrass N/A

dandelions N/A

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

highly effective, very few problems are encountered.

References

Lee Moore: (919) 828-5073