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Safe Earth

Trever Kruger Phone: 402-533-9541

Owner/Operator Fax:

4365 CR 49 Website:

Ft. Calhoun NE 68023 Email: treverkruger@gmail.com

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

other:  

Safe Earth is an organic lawn care company. We keep weeds out of yards using products that consist of recycled vegetation. A program with Safe Earth provides all the services necessary to keep turf healthy and pretty without any use of synthetic chemicals.

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

Using beneficial organisms and organic substances to combat pests.


 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Weeds are treated all throughout the growing season with a program agreed to by Safe earth and homeowner, etc. Grubs/moles are taken care of whenever customer sees fit.

 

How are pest problems identified?

Pest problems are identified on site, and then monitored through observation.

 

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

Weeds are our primary pests, so picking, spraying,a dn using pre-emergent are all methods used.

 

Do you use biological controls?

Beneficial nematodes are used to combat grubs, therefore moles.

Do you use borates?

No.

 

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

No.

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


None.

 

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

N/A

 

Does your company perform habitat modification?

We plant grass seed and aerate.

 

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Yes, we pick weeds by hand sometimes.


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

We use Green Guardian and Corn Gluten Meal.

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

termites Mycopesticides

cockroaches N/A

fleas N/A

carpenter ants Mycopesticides

fire ants Mycopesticides

ants (indoor) Mycopesticides

crabgrass Green Guardian, Corn Gluten

dandelions Green Guardian, Corn Gluten

other  

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

On site observation.

 

References

Jay Hammans, Rick Baxter.