Horticulture

3 Keys to Successful Seeding

Though there are numerous types of grasses and even more cultivars, the seed germination process is basically the same. While this discussion is not about choosing seed varieties, I would strongly encourage you to do your homework on turfgrass types and cultivars before deciding which seed to sow. Aside from timing and proper site preparation, […]

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Japanese Beetles Are Hatching – Protect Your Plants Now!

Japanese Beetle

Japanese beetles hatch early in the summer, typically around July 4th, leaving most of the season for them to cause plant damage to forests, farms, flowers, ornamental trees, and shrubs. If you see an iridescent copper and green colored beetle, contact us to consider treatment options for your clients. Here are our recommendations for this […]

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Hurricane Season Begins Today – Here Is Your Preparation Checklist

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane season officially begins today, and we’ve already experienced the impacts of subtropical storm Alberto. Each year, the kickoff to hurricane season brings with it a number of recommendations, from hurricane preparation kits to family emergency plans, but what about developing a plan to protect your turf and landscapes? Maintaining healthy trees and plants is […]

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The Biology of Water

Water Management Blog

Recently, we announced our exciting new partnership with Ecologel. Ecologel is a premier developer and manufacturer of innovative products for water conservation, dust mitigation, plant nutrition, pond and lake management, and anti-fungal coatings. This blog post was contributed by Ecologel’s Director of Agronomy Jim Spindler, CPAg, CCA, CPSS.   The Biology of Water As it is […]

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It’s Time to Winterize Shrubs, Trees, and Perennials – Here’s What to Recommend

Winter Winterizing Tips

The seasons are changing and the weather is cooling, meaning it’s time to winterize shrubs, trees, and perennials. Your clients should begin preparing their landscapes for the tumultuous weather ahead so next year, a fresh, clean start welcomes them into the spring season. First, you’ll want to recommend your clients determine their plant hardiness zone […]

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Go Behind the Scenes of Our R&D Lab and See How We Innovate!

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At the Arborjet R&D lab, we’re always hard at work innovating new products for the future. Each of our products is tested for effectiveness against pests and for plant and applicator safety on-site to make sure they’re the best they can be. For example, we’re currently assessing the activity of AzaSol, plus two new actives, […]

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A Year in Review

By Russ Davis, Arborjet President and COO 2016 was another strong growth year for Arborjet as we continued to help our customers protect our urban and natural forests. New invasive insects are finding their way here and our expanded customer base puts cities in a position to fight back from Maine to Hawaii. Our continued […]

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New Report on the U.S. Biobased Products Industry’s Economic Impact

An exciting new report was released earlier this month entitled, “An Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry: 2016 Update”. This fascinating report from the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows how the U.S. biobased industry continues to grow and generate substantial economic activity and jobs in the United States. Report Origins […]

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Arborjet Protects Plants from Drought

  According to preliminary data released by NASA on Monday September 12, 2016, this past August was the warmest month on record. According to the data, this has been the hottest summer on earth’s Northern hemisphere. Now, more than ever, we need to protect our plants from drought. When considering the future of your garden, […]

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