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October 2016 NEWS

Why Leaves Change Color


Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree as the seasons change from summer to winter.

Read the full article by Carl E. Palm, Jr. here.

Fall Tree Fertilizer

Nu-Arbor Fertilizer

NU-ARBOR is a technologically advanced fertilizer recommended for general maintenance applications. NU-ARBOR fertilizers contain superior forms of N-P-K and essential enzymes for root enhancement.

Contains food grade urea food grade ortho phosphoric acid food grade potassium hydroxide seaweed extract and sugar. 2-1/2 gal jugs

Call your sales rep for more information.

**New Product**
Chapin 61800 4-Gallon Pro Series Backpack Sprayer


  • 4-Gallon translucent tank with 4-inch wide mouth opening for easy filling and cleaning
  • Compatible with common fertilizers, weed killers and pesticides
  • 3-Stage Filtration system with in-tank removable/cleanable filter
  • Cushion grip poly shut-off with three nozzles for a variety of applications
  • Padded shoulder straps to accommodate a full backpack for hours

Call your sales rep for more information.

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National Seed's Commercial Strength Ice Melt

Commercial Strength Ice Melt

Blue crystals help provide efficient application and even ice melting. Melts ice and snow to -15 degrees. Safe for use on treated wood and concrete.

  • Designed for Illinois's harshest winter conditions
  • Contains RUSH speed enhancing additive
  • Dyed blue for ease of application

For more information contact your sales rep.

Industry Events


Illinois Arborist Association 2016 Annual Conference & Trade Show
October 18–19, 2016

IAA 2016 is the ONLY conference where you’ll hear informed debate and focused discussion on the current issues and trends facing Illinois’ Tree Care Industry. With an opportunity to learn more from national experts and your Illinois peers, IAA is your meeting place for Illinois’ Tree Care Community.

Venue: Holiday Inn Select
Address: 18501 South Harlem Ave., Tinley Park, IL
Date: October 18–19, 2016

For more information visit:



ILCA and the Chicago Botanic Garden have come together to present the 8th annual Turf Education Day! Lawn care is a big part of many of our businesses and organizations. Whether you choose to subcontract some of those services, or provide them in-house, it is critical to your profitability and customers’ satisfaction to stay informed about the latest turf care products and practices. This day of training and education is for any professional who cares for and looks after turf.

Venue: Two Brothers Roundhouse
Address: 205 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505
Date & Time: Thursday, November 3, 2016

Want to learn more? Contact Terre Houte ( for further information about ILCA Annual Party and Member Meeting.

»Event information

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