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Summer Fun! - Lawn Twister

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8/17/15 12:26 PM

 

What you need for Nutri-Lawn Twister:

  1.        1 large pizza box
  2.        4 cans of colored water based paint pray (to ensure easy removal)
  3.        Suggested colors: green (or white), yellow, blue and red
  4.        A lawn with space minimal 50’’x 70’’ to allow for game play.
  5.        A spinner for game play which can be found for download at: http://nlawn.ca/1LUuNrU

How to play:

  1.        Mow the grass to a desired or comfortable length (note that you may choose to leave the grass a bit longer then desired to help cushion the inevitable fall!)
  2.        Measure out desired game play area (min 50’’ x 70 ‘’)
  3.        Start spraying the board (eye ball the line) with 4 horizontal colors (G,Y,B,R)
  1.        Leave an approx. 4 inch gap between the sprayed circles
  2.        Print out the spinner board and attach a spinner and start having fun!

Other great lawn games: http://blog.nutrilawn.com/summer-fun-frisbee-cups http://blog.nutrilawn.com/summer-fun-nutri-lawn-bowling http://blog.nutrilawn.com/summer-fun-giant-outdoor-jenga 

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Topics: lawn games, summer fun, family outdoor games

Summer Fun! - Giant Outdoor Jenga

Posted by nutrilawn

8/17/15 12:17 PM

How to set up Outdoor Jenga:

  1. Purchase enough 2x4 boards to cut into forty-eight 10 ½ inch pieces ( approx. 8 boards of 8ft in length)
  2. Cut the pieces (10 ½ inches)  yourself or have the lumberyard do this for you (they should upon request)
  •          Try to avoid lumber with excess knots
  1. Sand all the edges to make sure there is no rough or splintering edges. This will also help the boards slide across one another for the purpose of removing the blocks
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Topics: lawn games, summer fun, family outdoor games

Summer Fun! - Nutri "Lawn Bowling"

Posted by nutrilawn

8/13/15 2:50 PM

 

What you need for summer fun 'Nutri-Lawn Bowling':

  1.       10 x 2L Pop bottles ( Empty) cleaned and dry with labels removed
  2.       Any material to add weight to the bottom of the bottles (Sand or Gravel work well)
  3.       A soccer ball or ball of similar size
  4.       A Lawn

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Topics: lawn games, summer fun, family outdoor games

Summer Fun! - Frisbee Cups

Posted by nutrilawn

8/10/15 5:05 PM

What you’ll need for Frisbee Cups Game:

  •          4 plastic beer cups
  •          4 players
  •          4 wooden dowels, 1/4 - 1/2 inch in diameter, 3-4 feet long
  •          Any drinks, although canned is preferable
  •          Frisbee
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Topics: lawn games

Caring for Your Lawn During a Stage 3 Water Restrictions

Posted by nutrilawn

7/30/15 3:49 PM

Despite the rain Vancouver was only to happy to receive last week, we’re still not in the clear when it comes to water restrictions. The Greater Vancouver Area still needs to conserve water as much as ever! In fact, as of July 20, 2015, the Greater Vancouver Area is in a Stage 3 water restriction, with the possibility of progressing to a Stage 4 should it become necessary. Water is in higher demand than ever during this incredibly hot and dry summer. To add insult to injury, metro Vancouver’s water reservoirs are taking a serious hit. See the most up to date information here. Furthermore, at the time of writing, British Columbia is battling 68 active wildfires larger than 10 hectares. Conserving what has never been more important in the greater Vancouver area.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, Vancouver, caring for your lawn, water restriction, stage 3 water restrictions, water shortage

Green Up & Thicken your lawn by Overseeding!

Posted by nutrilawn

4/13/15 11:21 AM

One of the most common issues that concern our customers in the spring is once the snow melts; the lawn appears to be brown and thin. The Ottawa area’s harsh winter weather often wreaks havoc on our lawns. Older grass plants die off, rodents such as voles make paths on the lawn under the snow and foot and pet traffic over the snow damages the turf below.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, Ottawa

Nutri-Lawn Moncton received 2 awards at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Huatulco, Mexico

Posted by nutrilawn

12/14/14 12:42 PM

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Topics: The Grass Expert, Dartmouth, Penticton, Ajax, Pickering, Kingston, Ottawa, Moncton, Nappanee, Ganonoque, Fredericton, Nova Scotia, St.John's, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Sault St.Marie, Sudbury, Barrie, York North, York South, Toronto, Oakville, Victoria, Parksville, Vancouver, Kamloops, Okanagan West, Winnipeg, Surrey, Calgary, Mississauga, Burlington, Cambridge, Woodstock, Whitby, Milton, Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London

Nutri-Lawn Nova Scotia received 3 awards at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Huatulco, Mexico

Posted by nutrilawn

12/14/14 12:40 PM

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Topics: Halifax

The 2014 Franchise of the Year award

Posted by nutrilawn

12/12/14 7:23 AM

The 2014 Franchise of the Year award was received by Chad and Kelly Scott of Nutri-Lawn Okanagan
South.

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Topics: Dartmouth, Penticton, Ajax, Pickering, Kingston, Ottawa, Moncton, Nappanee, Ganonoque, Fredericton, Nova Scotia, St.John's, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Sault St.Marie, Sudbury, Barrie, York North, York South, Toronto, Oakville, Victoria, Parksville, Vancouver, Kamloops, Okanagan West, Winnipeg, Surrey, Calgary, Mississauga, Burlington, Cambridge, Woodstock, Whitby, Milton, Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London

Nutri-Lawn Nova Scotia collected 826kg (1,821 lbs.)

Posted by nutrilawn

11/28/14 7:02 PM

Nutri-Lawn Nova Scotia collected 826kg (1,821 lbs.) of food this fall in Support of Feed Nova Scotia.

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Topics: St.John's

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