What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?

Vole

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?

Snow Mold Damage

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months? PART 2 – SNOW COVERAGE Depending on what part of the country you live in, the amount of snow coverage and the length of time the lawn is covered by snow can be significantly different region by region.  The majority of Canada with the exception of the coastal regions in British Columbia regularly experience consistent snowfall and snow coverage for the better part of 3 – 4 months (specifically December through March).  With that being said, … [Read more...]

What Happens To Your Lawn During The Winter Months?

Measuring Snow Coverage

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?  PART 1 Have you ever thought about what happens to your lawn over the winter months when it is covered under ice and snow?  Or wonder why the lawn looks so bad in the spring after the snow melts when it looked so good in the fall?  Or Better yet, all the work you will need to do this spring to quickly get the lawn looking its best again? To help answer these questions, it is important to outline what can and commonly does happen to your … [Read more...]