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Landscapes by Barrows, Inc.

Walter Barrows Phone: 805-684-5141

President & CEO Fax:

7406 Stanley Park Road Website: http://www.barrowslandscaping.com/

Carpinteria CA 93013-3116 Email: drdirt@lawinfo.com

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

A landscape company offering least toxic methods for lawn care and landscaping.

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

No pesticides other than limited use of herbicides.

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

All pest management schedules are agri-horticultural

How are pest problems identified?

Identifications are done through visual samplings, pheromone traps and sticky boards.

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

Total IPM is how we prevent and control pests.

Do you use biological controls?

Biological controls are used as needed and obtained from insectories. We also use a pesticide producing bacterium called Bacillus thuringiensis.

 

Do you use borates?

Did Not Respond (DNR)

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

Gordons (2,4-D).

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?

Yes. Plant host plants, collectors & destroy.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Primary vacuum sweeps are done.

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

13-13-13.

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

termites DNR

cockroaches DNR

fleas DNR

carpenter ants Baits.

fire ants DNR

ants (indoor) DNR

crabgrass Only pre-emergence control is done.

dandelions Gordans.

other Cultural practices are used for any other pests that we treat.

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

We evaluate our effectiveness through monitoring of the area.

References

DNR