Grubs Galore! The Myriad Species of Your Feasting Foe

Did you know that there are different species of grubs? The term "grub" is often used as an umbrella term for lawn care foes that feast on your gardens and grass. However, each grub requires a particular kind of treatment. Though nematodes are recommended by Nutri-Lawn Ottawa as the most effective and natural grub solution, this is only true so long as you are using the right nematodes for the your kind of grub. Ottawa lawn care can get specifically nuanced and confusing. Nutri-Lawn Ottawa … [Read more...]

Moles vs. Voles: What They Are and How to Conquer

Do you think you're struggling with rodents in your lawn, but unsure of how to identify them? Moles and voles may have similar names, but the damage they do to your lawn is quite different. Identifying these differences is the first step in combating the problem. Don't be fooled by their fuzzy appearances, either. Moles and voles can do extensive damage to your lawn and mess up your lawn maintenance program. Fixing your mole or vole problem is possible with determination, precautionary steps, … [Read more...]

Reduce Lawn Maintenance with a Clover Lawn

Lawn maintenance in Ottawa can get to be a bit of a hassle. If you have a busy schedule, the mowing and watering alone can take up considerable time that may be better spent on R&R after a hectic week. Nutri-Lawn Ottawa can take care of the big projects, but why not reduce the weekly maintenance required by a grass lawn? You can do that with a clover lawn. It may seem strange, but a yard carpeted in clover rather than grass looks both beautiful and is extremely low maintenance. If you're … [Read more...]

Dandelions take root in Ottawa after long winter

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The lawn weed may have gotten a jump this season in its annual battle with gardeners and landscapers. As Cory O'Kelly reports in the video above, residents are trying a number of different strategies to rid themselves of the ubiquitous 'flower.'   http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/dandelions-take-root-in-ottawa-after-long-winter-1.2650243 … [Read more...]

Dandelions blossoming into a big headache for Ottawa

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There's nothing dandy about them, unless you're a bee. Now that the tulips are fading, it's only fitting that discussion turns to another flower loosely named after a part of the mouth. http://www.ottawasun.com/2014/05/22/dandelions-blossoming-into-a-big-headache-for-ottawa … [Read more...]