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Keeping Grass Healthy In A Drought

Depending on the amount of rainfall and where you live, summer droughts aren't uncommon. Authorities may either ask residents to voluntarily reduce water use or may even enforce periodic rules/laws banning it to relieve the burden on community water supply. If your...

5 Summer Lawn Care DON’TS

There are so many great tips and tricks when it comes to lawn care, but sometimes it's equally as important to know what NOT to do! Summer is the time when most of us enjoy our lawn the most, so here are 5 lawn care DON'TS that we encourage you to take note of. Don't...

Getting Rid Of Weeds

Weeds are plants that are competitive, persistent and interfere negatively with human activity. In fact, 1 dandelion plant makes up to 15,000 seeds, each of which can survive 6 years in soil, creating 15,000 more seeds once sprouted! Weeds simply take over!...

10 Gardening Tips & Tricks

1. Before heading to the garden centre, line the back of your car with a plastic tarp and place a small step ladder on top. The slots between the ladder are perfect compartments to protect your fragile plants on your transport home & keep things mess free!   2. When...

Overwatering Your Lawn

They say "the grass isn't greener on the other side, it's green where you water it". This is true, unless you're overwatering! Watering a mature, healthy lawn every single day is considered over watering - so if this is what you typically do, stop right now! (thank...

May is for Mulching

Now that you've done all the hard work of spring cleaning, May is a great time for mulching! Benefits of mulch Mulch is spread around or over plants to enrich and insulate the soil. Mulch helps soil retain moisture in the summer when the temperatures rise, allowing...

Overseeding Your Lawn In The Spring

The winter months can have a tremendous impact on your lawn in the Spring. It's vital that you dethatch, fertilize and overseed to fill out your lawn in it's damaged areas. Here's how we suggest handling the overseeding of your lawn in the spring season: Mow Low...

Spring Gardening – Annuals vs Perennials

Knowing when you can safely start planting your annuals and perennials can be tricky with our unpredictable Canadian weather. However, based on the annual average, it looks like we can expect our last spring frost around May 10th, so after that gardeners should be...

When To Fertilize Your Lawn In The Spring

Ah, it's that time of year again. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and -- if we're lucky -- the grass is looking a little less brown than it did a week ago. This is a tell-tale sign that it's nearing the optimal time to fertilize your lawn. So in saying...

How to Help Your Fence Survive a Windstorm

  This week’s crazy windstorm may have had you thinking “we’re not in Kansas anymore Toto!” However, all jokes aside the heavy winds caused some serious damage to fences in the GTA. Here’s a few easy steps you can follow to help your fence survive a windstorm:   Trim...

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