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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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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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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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Does Your Lawn Have Grubs?

If your lawn is starting to look different, discoloured, dry or not growing properly. Your lawn may be infested with uninvited guests that can cause long-term damage to your grass and root. Here’s a quick way to identify and inspect damage to your lawn Identify What Damage If you’re noticing the appearance of beetles on your lawn early in the summer, followed by …

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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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Weed Control: Everything You Need To Know

Weeds are difficult to control once they’ve penetrated deep into your lawn’s soil. Therefore, it is important that you keep your lawn closely maintained in order to control and eliminate the growth of weeds. Here are some organic ways to go about weed control: Yard Mulch   Get fair amounts of organic mulch such as grass clippings, shredded bark, straw, …

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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 …