Each year, high performing college football players are recognized for what they do on the field by being selected to the All-America team. At Bartlett, we have a similar program of recognition through the Bartlett Champion program. Each year the program recognizes the top two employees within each position and regional Division in the company. Having the right mindset is how I was able to become one of the Plant Health Care Specialist Champions for the Piedmont Division. Read more ›
Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers at this year’s Saluting Branches event at Willamette National Cemetery on September 23rd. We had a total of 33 volunteers, of which 25 were ISA Certified Arborists, participate in the pruning of 71 trees. These trees are now able to thrive and maintain their beauty for many years to come. Thank you again for your support!
Group photo of volunteers at Saluting Branches event at Willamette National Cemetery, September 2015
Ideally, mulch should be applied beneath the entire canopy, but smaller mulched areas are acceptable. Depth should not exceed four inches, and two inches is adequate on shallow rooted shrubs and perennials.
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In our urban landscapes, pest outbreaks occur more frequently than in natural habitats such as wooded forests. These pest outbreaks occur from urbanization processes such as buildings and roads that can disrupt the balance of natural enemies and plant feeding mites. This disruption of the ecosystem can lead to fewer beneficial mites which results in giving herbivore mites an advantage. To help suppress the herbivore mite population a predatory mite can be released on the plant.
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