After becoming the first municipality in Maryland to purchase their own Foamstream machine, the Department of Parks and Recreation for the City of Laurel recently hosted a demonstration event to showcase this new sustainable, 100% organic solution to weed control. The state-of-the-art Foamstream system uses a combination of hot water (200oF+) and foam, derived from […]
Your city has just banned glyphosate, what now?
Glyphosate has been banned in a number of cities across the world, with some countries making the decision to limit the use of the pesticide. Belgium, for example, banned the use of individual glyphosate in 2017, while Portugal prohibits the use of glyphosate in public areas. More and more regions across the world are following […]
Is weed killer safe to use on playgrounds?
The debate surrounding pesticides in some weed killers continues.
Here we answer the question ‘is weed killer safe to use on playgrounds?’ by discussing that some weed killers do potentially contain harmful chemicals, while others are safe to use around both animals and children. […]
How Foamstream can be used to sanitise and reopen public spaces
Until now, killing coronavirus has relied almost entirely on the use of soap and sanitisers. However, Foamstream has made an incredible breakthrough with their technology and testing has shown that it kills 99.99% of Coronavirus particles on outdoor surfaces, in under ten seconds. […]
What is the best time of year to use weed killer?
If you’re applying weed killer but aren’t seeing results, you’re not alone. Applying weed killers that contain herbicides isn’t as easy as it initially seems, and many people struggle with commercial weed control for this very reason. Unfortunately, with most herbicide-based weed killers, the effectiveness will be affected by external factors. This includes the weather […]
Are all weeds dangerous?
272 Weeds are considered a general pest for any outdoor space, but how do you know which weeds are invasive and how to control them? Weeds can be defined in a variety of ways: a plant growing where it isn’t wanted, one that interferes with farming, or one that wasn’t intentionally sown. There are countless […]
The ultimate guide to invasive weeds
It’s common knowledge that weeds are a nuisance, but are all weeds dangerous? The list of invasive weeds is vast, and there are a number of weeds that are particularly invasive, all of which makes controlling them a challenging task to say the least. In this blog, we outline some of the most common invasive […]
Herbicide-free alternatives and their impact on biodiversity
Creating thriving green spaces in a town or city is an incredibly effective way for public entities to ensure a strong sense of local pride. However, for these spaces to flourish, an efficient maintenance system needs to be in place. Weeds are an inevitable part of green space preservation, making weed-killers necessary. Keep reading to […]
Is Foamstream environmentally friendly?
Unfortunately for most local areas, weeds are a common occurrence in public spaces. Whether that be on public pathways, in parks or recreational areas, or in any other other public green space – it’s hard to avoid. So it’s no surprise that towns and cities are often looking for a long-term solution to this problem. […]
Everything you need to know about fire ants
To put it plainly, fire ants are a growing problem. We know that people are looking for a pesticide-free solution to manage their spaces and prevent the spread of fire ants, and although it might not be immediately apparent, Weedingtech can help. Our Foamstream technology is extremely versatile, and can provide users with the perfect […]