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Yard Spice

Chester Mandrik Phone: 603-595-8813

Owner Fax:

57 B Derry Road Website: www.yardspice.com

Hudson NH 03051 Email: cmandrik@yardspice.com

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Yard Spice is the Premier Organic Lawn and Fertilizer Company for the New England area. Our team members are experienced, knowledgable and take pride in their professional work. We treat each property as our own and present ourselves in a professional manner. Our employees are provided with the latest industry knowledge and are mandated to continue their education in the organic horticulture industry. Yard Spice was extablished in 2001, due to high demand for safe and chemical free lawns and products. Yard Spice is built on ethical land stewardship, quality work, and a commitment to customer satisfaction. With a proven successful track record, we provide a variety of services to home owners, real estate agencies, banks, condo associations, developers, rental property, child day care or schools and retail garden centers. Our company's CEO has been awarded the 2005 Congressional "Business Leadership Award" for his efforts in promoting ethical leadership in land care. Education, consumer awareness, customer satisfaction and leadership make Yard Spice the most premier organic natural land care company available.

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

No Chemicals, No Poisons Allowed.

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

As needed basis, all problems are identified first, then action is taken.

How are pest problems identified?

Pest identification is made by site visit, treated with the best organic natural solution and revisited for effects.

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

We use Natural organic sprays, traps and just removal. Beneficial insects are also used.

Do you use biological controls?

Beneficial insects

Do you use borates?

DNR

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?

DNR

Does your company perform habitat modification?

Remocal of pest from property and relocation to another area where they can survive with no further complaints from humans. We use Organic Natural sprays, which will repell the pest away from a certain area, or prevention methods.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Only when needed, animal traps that allow relocation.

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

Bradfield Organics

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

termites Beneficial insects

cockroaches Garlic Spray

fleas Beneficial insects

carpenter ants Garlic Spray

fire ants Hot pepper spray or garlic spray

ants (indoor) DNR

crabgrass Hand removal, corn gluten and horticultural vinegar

dandelions Hand removal, corn gluten and horticultural vinegar, although dandelions indicate a problem in soil

other Mosquitos- garlic spay as barrier; Weeds- Horticultural vinegar

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

Customer follow up by phone or site visit.

References

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