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Stuck in the Science of the 80s

It was with a heavy heart that we learned back in June that Dr. June Irwin had passed away. Dr. Irwin was the leading force in a decision by the Supreme Court of Canada that banned the use of certain pesticides. The fight came from her own findings and observations that they were not only...

Rounding Up the Truth about Roundup

For decades environmental scientists have questioned the safety of Roundup, an herbicide created by the manufacturers, Monsanto. Still, being one of the most effective herbicides on the market, many gardeners, farmers, and homeowners continued to apply it to their lawns and crops. Now however, the fears of those scientists and researchers are coming to fruition,...

When Succession Leads to Frustration

They may be just weeds, but to you they’re a never-ending source of frustration. Whether they’re the only blemish marring your perfectly manicured lawn, or they are so plentiful you can’t see past them to the beauty, weeds can be incredibly frustrating for homeowners. Especially when we tell them that for the time being, there’s...

Rotifers, Just One Way Stangl’s is Different

As a homeowner or property manager, when you speak to different lawn care companies about the upkeep of your lawn, have you ever heard them use the term ‘rotifer’? We can already tell you that you haven’t. This is because at Stangl’s, we are the only company that uses these tiny creatures to help lawns...

Saving the Planet, One Lawn at a Time

When we say things like we’re saving the planet, it might sound a bit dramatic to some. But the truth is, at Stangl’s, that’s exactly what we’re doing, and we’re not afraid to say it. The truth of the matter is, most lawn care companies employ methods that are simply destroying our planet, and they’re...