3 Common Reasons Your Grass Isn’t Growing

Nothing says spring like a vibrant green lawn. It’s wonderful to walk on, look at and the smell of freshly cut grass is wonderful. But what do you do if your lawn isn’t growing? There are a variety of reasons why grass doesn’t grow, but luckily there are also a number of possible solutions to help your grass come alive …

What is Crabgrass and How Do You Control It?

Crabgrass is an invasive, troublesome weed that quickly spreads itself throughout most of a lawn. This annual grassy pest spreads thousands of seeds during its lifespan. These seeds then lie in wait, ready to emerge again the following spring. Thankfully, early treatment can prevent extensive crabgrass damage.  Armed with some simple tips, you should be able to keep this pesky …

Begin Restoring Your Lawn After a Harsh Winter

After a long, harsh winter, you may feel the itch to start prepping your lawn for spring. If you feel like you took a beating this winter, you can bet your lawn feels the same! Cold and snow have been on the ground for some time now and there are still weeks before we see signs of spring. If you …

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Dealing with Snow Mould

The reason for your watery eyes and sneezing come Springtime may be caused by the same irritant creating patches in your lawn. Snow mould appears in the Spring, when the snow is melting and the grass is wet, and creates mouldy patches in your lawn. Read below to learn what you can do to make sure your lawn is free …

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Should I Aerate My Lawn In The Fall?

Aeration is an important part of routine maintenance for a healthy and full lawn. The procedure involves puncturing the turf, which is usually done with a core aerator – a machine that pull small “plugs” of grass and soil out of the ground. This creates space for air, water, and nutrients to reach the grass roots and helps to loosen …

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It’s a Weed, it’s a Grass, it’s… Both!

So there is an unwanted plant growing in your yard, but you can’t identify it. You don’t know how to treat it and you want it gone, but what is it? Is it a grass, or is it a weed? By definition, a weed is a wild plant growing where it is unwanted and is in competition for nutrients with …

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Identifying & Treating Chinch Bug Damage

Is it really drought damage? This year, many of us are experiencing dry, brown patches in our lawns. While it is easy to assume that our grass woes are due to the hot and dry weather we’ve had in Southern Ontario the past few weeks, if you are watering and caring for your turf zealously but are still seeing signs …

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Identifying and Treating Drought Damage

Do you ever wonder why your lawn is not as green as the lawns of your neighbors? When your grass starts to turn into a dull gray/brown hue or darken in colour, it is a sign that it needs a drink. Drought happens when your lawn is not receiving enough water, which can bring severe stress to your grass and …