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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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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 …

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Proper Care for Your Grass Type

The type and frequency of lawn care required to maintain a healthy and green yard depends on the type of grass you have. By mixing different types of grass seeds, a green lawn is possible year round. Mixing grass types also helps to defend against damage from traffic and pests. There are a few grass types that make up the …

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Get Your Lawn Ready For Spring

A healthy green lawn begins with proper preparation and maintenance in the Spring. By completing the steps described below, you can get a leg up on your neighbours, and have the greenest lawn on the block! Clean up the Lawn and Prepare Tools The first step you need to take when starting your Spring lawn care regime is to clean …

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Main Causes of Lawn Browning

There is nothing more frustrating than tediously tending to your lawn, only to find brown spots. Read on to determine the possible causes of lawn browning that you may fall victim to. Scalping: Lawn scalping occurs when grass is cut quite low, exposing the stems of the grass blades. Scalping is harmful to your lawn because it limits the amount …

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The Benefits of Fall Fertilizing

Autumn is the best time for you to nourish your yard since it will strengthen the roots of your lawn and plants. This will provide a strong base that will thrive and flourish in the following spring. Rule of Thumb Knowing exactly when and how much to fertilize your lawn, begins with understanding the fertilizing formula. The formula is represented …

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Watering Your Lawn

There are many common misconceptions about caring for your garden, especially in regards to excessive watering. In actuality, lawns that receive moderate supplemental watering grow much greener and healthier than lawns that are over-watered. Understanding the basics of watering your grass will help in maintaining a beautiful lawn throughout the year. Water only when needed Limiting the amount of water …

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Tips for Lawn Mowing

Many people view grass cutting as a simple pastime, but mowing your lawn is a tedious and laborious task. No matter how much effort you put into tending your lawn, sometimes it never looks as good as you had hoped. The good news is that improper mowing is one of the most common causes of lawn problems which can easily be …