The South Carolina General Assembly has continued to work through a number of bills during the 2021 legislative session. In recent weeks, the General Assembly has considered several items of interest to SC Green members including COVID-19 Liability Legislation and other industry-specific items such as regulations pertaining to the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Composting Yard Waste, and Rodenticide Restrictions. Read the full legislative report from SC Green lobbyist Will Kinney.
Quick Tips for Seasonal Color Success
It seems to happen around this time every year – clients begin calling and want to know when they can expect their flowers to be changed out. With over twenty years of experience in growing, selling, and installing seasonal color, Mark McGrady of Carolina Colorscapes and Colorscapes Supply Company offers tips on how to combat the three most common issues he sees that prevent seasonal color success.
Collecting Water Samples
Clemson University distributed a new publication on “Collecting Samples for Agricultural Irrigation Water Quality Testing.” While this article is primarily geared for producers, it also serves as a resource for landscapers troubleshooting plant and pesticide efficacy problems in a client’s yard. Knowledge about water quality is important, and this is a good time of year to collect a water sample.