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 …

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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 …

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Grub Control

Grubs are among some of the most difficult lawn pests to deal with. They feed on the fibrous roots of grass causing your lawn to brown since it is unable to retain nutrients and moisture. Blue grass, bentgrass, and tall fescue are particularly vulnerable to severe damage by grub infestation, however, all grass types are susceptible. Luckily, there are many …

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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 …

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Weed Control Prevention and Maintenance

Despite our best efforts, it seems as though every spring dandelions make their way back to our lawns. Fortunately, there are a few preventative measures you can use to control these unwanted weeds. In order to eliminate pesky lawn weeds, we first need to understand how it grows and thrives. Dandelions & Broadleaf Weeds Broadleaf weeds, such as thistle, are …