Aeroplan Members can now earn 3x Aeroplan Miles with Nutri-Lawn Ecology Friendly Programs and Services

TORONTO, May 16, 2014 / NUTRI-LAWN ECOLOGY FRIENDLY LAWN CARE (http://nutrilawn.com) announced today that Aeroplan® Members can now earn even more miles when they renew or purchase lawn care services. Aeroplan® Members currently earn: 1 mile for every $2 spent on all services including weed control, fertilization services, insect control, irrigation, lawn renovation, tree and shrub fertilization and other lawn maintenance services on all purchases of $199 and higher. Starting today … [Read more...]

Slow Spring Green Up

Sections of Creeping Bentrgass slow to green up in early Spring

SLOW SPRING GREEN UP Have you ever wondered why some sections of the lawn are slow to green up and take longer to come out of dormancy during the spring?  Creeping bentgrass is notorious for greening up slowly, especially compared with Kentucky Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass.   As a result, sporadic sections of the lawn remain dormant and straw coloured until the creeping bentgrass catches up with the other grass species that were quick to green up.   This can sometimes take several weeks … [Read more...]

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?

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What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months? PART 9 – SALT DAMAGE Lawns suffer enough from the damaging effects that Snow and Ice can cause over the winter months.  Compounding things, adding road salt and sidewalk ice-melter to the equation can make things even worse.  Areas of the lawn along the edges of sidewalks, boulevards and driveways are often left damaged in the spring when the snow melts. Road salts and ice melters are effectively used to prevent the buildup of snow … [Read more...]

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?

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What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?  PART 8 – VOLE DAMAGE Damage from voles can be a very unpleasant site in the spring when you see your lawn for the first time in months after the snow melts.  To make matters worse, vole damage seems to appear that much more dramatic when it’s combined with all the other conditions affecting the lawn that go along with winter including snow mold disease and winter kill.   Voles are small rodents very similar in size and appearance to … [Read more...]

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?

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What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months? PART 7 – SNOW MOLD DISEASE Snow mold is a fungal turfgrass disease that commonly affects lawns in early spring.   The Symptoms and visual damage are very evident as the snow melts away and brown matted down circular patches of turf ranging in size from a few inches in diameter to over one foot cover the lawn.   Depending on the severity of disease activity, these patches coalesce together and form bigger patches when the conditions are … [Read more...]