Lawn care

DIY Dandelion Control

It’s that time of year again, the time when small yellow weeds begin to rear their ugly heads and take over whatever grass they can! Dandelions are stubborn weeds with roots that can reach 2 to 3 feet down into the soil, making them difficult to get rid of unless you are very dedicated and don’t mind getting your hands …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Lawn Care

Now that winter has fully engulfed us in its chilly embrace, you may not be thinking about your lawn at all. But there are some vital steps that you can take now to help your lawn remain plush and vibrant once springtime rolls around. Here are some do’s and don’ts of winter lawn care. DO store all seed, fertilizer, and …

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Protecting Your Lawn from Winter Salt

Homeowners and businesses have been using salt to keep their roads and sidewalks free of ice for over 80 years. With vehicles still being our main form of transportation, keeping roads clear is essential to daily life, and this includes making sure that others stay safe on our driveways and pathways too. Sadly, for all the good it does, salt …

How to Get Your Lawn Ready for Winter

The leaves have fallen, the days are shorter and toques are becoming virtually mandatory. Yes, it’s here once again – winter. Now that winter is here to stay, we need to make sure that our lawns are ready. There are a few ways we can help prepare our lawn to ensure that it’s able to survive the harsh cold season …

Lawn Maintenance Tips for the Dead of Winter

Raising a lush, green, beautiful lawn requires the diligence and knowledge of a farmer. In mild climate zones, the winter cycle remains a vibrant growth cycle where you can maintain your usual lawn care regimen. However, if you live in a colder region that has snow accumulation or sub-freezing temperatures, there are several important components of winter lawn care that …

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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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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Identifying & Treating Grub Damage

Are you experiencing lawn problems, but can’t see any clear reasons why? Grubs may be at fault! In Southern Ontario, there are three species of white grubs that infest lawns – the European Chafer, the June Beetle, and the Japanese Beetle. So how do you know if you’re battling the bugs? There are patches in your turf. If Spring arrived …