Invasive Plants Are Dangerous To The Environment: This is Why
At RTEC, we consider plants to be our friends – that is, unless they cause harm to other plants and wildlife. While the specific damage is dependent on species, there is one thing that is the same for all: they leave a life-altering mark on the ecosystem and those native to it. What is an Invasive Plant? Invasive species are plants, animals, or other organisms that have been introduced, often accidentally, into a new environment….
Invasive Plants: Don’t Let Invasives Take Over Your Property
What Are Invasive Plants? Invasive plants are species of plants that are not native to the local ecosystem and whose introduction causes economic harm, environmental harm, or harm to human health. Why Are Invasive Plants Bad? Invasive species compete directly with native species for moisture, sunlight, nutrients, and overall space. They typically win this battle, killing off the native species they are competing with because of their aggressive nature. Many invasive plants produce a large…
3 Common Summer Landscape Issues
Summer in the DC area can bring a unique set of landscape issues. As a company, we know that summer is best spent enjoyed with loved ones rather than worrying about your trees and shrubs. To make your life simpler we’ve summarized the top summer landscape issues and how you can combat them without taking time away from your summer fun. #1: Dry/Compacted Soil Compacted and dry soils are common at this time of year….