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Jolly Green Planet, Inc.

Vicki Kennedy Phone: 407 366 7071

Owner Fax:

5415 Lake Howell Road #136 Website: www.jollygreenplanet.com

Winter Park FL 32792 Email: info@jollygreenplanet.com

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Jolly Green Planet Organic Lawn Care Services is your source for a toxic-free, environmentally friendly lawn. Our goal is to restore the natural balance of a landscape without harming the health of our clients, wildlife, children, their pets or the environment. It is possible to have a green lawn without jeopardizing the health of your family and the planet.

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

IPM is an environmentally responsible method of controlling pests. We apply the proper nutrients to the soil which helps restore the natural balance--the way nature intended it--so that pests do not become an issue in the first place. In addition to prevention, IPM also relies on controlling and monitoring.

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Jolly Green Planet does not apply any toxic chemicals to control pests. Our lawn care practices build a healthy strong lawn that can naturally resist pests.

How are pest problems identified?

Staff has knowledge of different pests in order to identify.

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

To prevent pests we start use cultural practices, such as proper watering, adequate nutrition, mowing and aeration. We also encourage using plants/turf that is naturally resistant to pests.

Do you use biological controls?

Compost (beneficial nematodes), ladybugs, big-eyed bugs

Do you use borates?

No

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

No

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

DNR

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

DNR

Does your company perform habitat modification?

We refer our clients to a trusted company in town that does Florida Native Landscaping.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Aeration, physical weed removal, pruning

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

Depends on the specific needs of the lawn. Some include: compost, worm castings, organic fertilizer blends.

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

termites DNR

cockroaches DNR

fleas DNR

carpenter ants DNR

fire ants Molasses

ants (indoor) DNR

crabgrass Corn gluten and baking soda

dandelions Corn gluten and physical removal

other DNR

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

By monitoring the health of the lawn and observing improvement in pest situations.

References

Brigida Geltz 407 927 5407; Lisa O'Connor 352 735 4188