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Natures Pro

Robert Riley Phone: 516-483-0888

President Fax:

380 S. Franklin St. Website: www.naturespro.com

Hempstead NY 11550 Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

other: horse farms, estates

Organic-based lawn, tree, and shrub health care program.

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

Our organic products are designed to increase the nutrition and replace microorganisms in the soil, thus strengthening the plants' resistence to disease, which in turn deters pests. Our goal is to eventually reduce pesticides altogether and only use when necessary.

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Yes, but on a select basis and only when needed.

How are pest problems identified?

Monitoring is done via scheduled observations (visual) and results are recorded.

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

Organic spraying on a regular basis.

Do you use biological controls?


Do you use borates?


Do you use synthetic chemicals?

Yes- Astro (Permethrin) and Talstar (Bifenthrin)

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

Astro (Permethrin), Floramite (Bifenazite), Quicksilver (carfentrazone-ethyl), Horticultural Oil.

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

Two times per year.

Does your company perform habitat modification?


Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?


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

Organic humates.

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 Organic controls.

dandelions Organic controls.


How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

By monitoring and recording results.


Hempstead High School, Mrs. Bonnie Golub.