Managing Strategies for Difficult to Control Insect Pests
Speaker: Patrick Anderson, Rainbow Treecare/Lawncare

Tree Care & Arborist Track: Managing Strategies for Difficult to Control Insect Pests Found on Commercial & Residential Properties in Texas

Friday, August 6  9:50 AM - 10:50 AM .... CEU: TNLA 1, ISA 1

When considering a treatment strategy one must consider several factors including the plant, site, pest, and client expectations. Modern application tools and products allow for varied strategies to control pests and diseases in the landscape. During this conversation we will discuss the ‘Plant Health Care Toolbox’ and how it may be applied to some commonly encountered difficult to manage pests in Texas landscapes. CEUs Available: TNLA, ISA, SAF Session Sponsored by Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements

Patrick Anderson,

Arborologist: Provides training to improve Arborist, Horticulturalist & Landscape Managers tree and shrub care programs.

My goal is to provide responsible, practical, and researched backed tree and shrub care protocols for landscape industry professionals. Years of field experience coupled with continued education has helped inform arboricultural and horticultural programs that offer predictable results.

Special interest in landscape plant growth regulators.

ISA Board Certified-Master Arborist and Municipal Specialist #1536-BM
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist #475
NC Landscape Contractor’s License #0437
NC Certified Pesticide Applicator License, Ornamental and Turf
SC Certified Pesticide Applicator License, Ornamental and Turf

EDUCATION SPONSOR: Landmark Nurseries, Inc.  
Landmark Nurseries is dedicated to continually supplying top quality plant material while maintaining superior customer service. These goals and focus allow Landmark to continue to provide a strong foundation for their continued growth and support of the green industry. In addition to its wholesale locations, Landmark operates four growing facilities located throughout Texas in Edgewood, Grand Saline, Kirbyville, and Round Rock. From annuals, perennials, shrubs, ground cover, to trees, each operation specializes in different aspects of Landmark’s goal to service the green industry as a whole. The farms encompass over 900 acres allowing Landmark to grow quality products while being able to maintain fair pricing.

HISTORY -- Landmark Nurseries, Inc. was founded over 20 years ago by Jim Prewitt. Jim began his landscape career doing jobs for friends and neighbors and soon after opened his first wholesale nursery in Garland, Texas. In 1992, Landmark moved from Garland to Coppell, Texas to set up new corporate headquarters and begin a long term goal of expanding facilities to service landscapers across the state. Since then, four other wholesale distribution locations have been added to major markets in Texas.

Address:     1510 Royston Ln, Round Rock, TX 78664
Email:    jprewitt@landmarknurseries.com    
Contact:   Jim Prewitt
Phone:    (512) 251-9238   FAX:  (512) 251-7117


Tree Health Care Solutions Developed for Arborists by Arborists
Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements is committed to developing reliable tools and protocols to benefit arborist practitioners and the tree health care industry. We achieve this goal as a company by investing our profits into University level independent research, education and training programs, and technical support. By serving the arborist practitioner with the best tools in the industry, we in turn enhance the professionalism of arborists nationwide.

Address:     11571 K Tel Dr. Minnetonka, MN 55343
Email:    info@treecarescience.com     Contact:  
Phone:    (877) 272-6747   FAX: 


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