Venice, FL, January 29, 2016—ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently sent management staff to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ “Palm School” lead by renowned palm pathologist, Dr. Monica Elliott. The two-day workshop and field trip focused on the latest recommendations and best management practices for diagnosing palm diseases and disorders, transplant issues, nutrient deficiencies and pests.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an agriculture, life science, pathogen, and invasive species research facility in Florida affiliated with University of Florida. It is a partnership between federal, state, and county governments. IFAS research and development covers natural resource industries that have a $101 billion annual impact.
Founded in 1990, ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design specializes in planned community/commercial maintenance and landscape design/installation. Services include community maintenance, pest control, irrigation, tree service, landscape design and installation, hardscape installation and landscape lighting. ArtisTree is a privately held company headquartered in Venice, FL, serving Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties.