Tag: yards

Landscapers and Retailers to Promote Insect-Reduction Products and Services

"More peo­ple are becom­ing ill with dis­eases car­ried by ticks and mos­qui­toes, bit­ing pests that arrive with warmer weath­er, says Con­sumer Reports. The annu­al num­ber of these infec­tions, such as Lyme dis­ease and West Nile virus, report­ed to the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion more than tripled between 2004 and 2016 in the U.S. But before you spray your yard with pes­ti­cides, opt for effec­tive yet less dras­tic meth­ods."

The Top Landscape Trends of 2018

The Nation­al Asso­ci­a­tion of Land­scape Pro­fes­sion­als announces its offi­cial list of the top land­scape trends of 2018. As the voice of the multibillion-dollar lawn and land­scape indus­try, NALP annu­al­ly fore­casts trends that will impact land­scape plan­ning, design and main­te­nance with­in the com­ing year.