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Nutri-Lawn Blog

Learn about all things lawn care. From weed control to insect control and everything in between.

Summer & Dormant Lawns

4 Min

Summer in Canada sure is great! The weather is warm, there's cool lakes to swim in, and the starry nights we spend outside with family and friends seem to go on forever. What could one possibly be stressed about in summer?

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Summer Drought: How to Save a Dying Lawn

3 Min

Summertime is the season for many things - most especially the outdoors! Now that the rain has (mostly) left us, we have moved from the warmth and comfort of our homes to the outdoor beauty of our Lower Mainland. While spending time on the deck, or playing in the yard, you may have noticed that not everyone enjoys the heat of summer. 

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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Damage, Vancouver

It's Chinch Bug Season In Canada!

4 Min

Summertime! And the living's easy... when there's no chinch bug interactions, that is. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Prevent Animal Damage On Your Lawn

2 Min

 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Safety First: Mowing Tips For Father's Day

5 Min

Attention father's of the world! As the proverbial 'Masters of the Mow,' this Sunday is the perfect time for you to take a break and let your kids do the heavy lifting on the lawn. It is Father's Day after all; you've earned the right to stretch out, enjoy a cold beverage, and watch the US Open unfold before your eyes - mowing the grass a distant afterthought. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Monitoring Your Lawn For Grubs

2 Min

Homeowners are often unaware that  grubs are present until they suffer significant turf loss from secondary pests — animals who feed on the grubs and cause damage. The key to success with white grubs is identifying if they are present before any turf damage is visible. Monitoring early and often is best practice. If white grub infestations are suspected in a specific area or have been a problem in the past, it is recommended to monitor these areas first. If grubs have not been a problem in the past it is best practice to monitor several random areas across the lawn in the front and back.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Insect Control

A Guide To Spring Weed Control

3 Min

Hi readers, Shawn The Grass Expert here! If you're a lawn lover like myself, odds are high that today's blog topic will elicit one of the following strong reactions from you: 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Weed Control

Grub Prevention Season Is Here

5 Min

GRUBS!!  There aren’t many here in the Lower Mainland who aren’t familiar with that word or who haven’t seen animals attacking either theirs or their neighbour’s lawns. It is a difficult issue for homeowners year after year, spending money to repair their lawn only to see the skunks, raccoons and crows back at their lawn the very next year.

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Topics: Vancouver

The Lawn Thatch Crash Course

5 Min

Class is in session, lawn lovers! So buckle up and get ready, today's lesson will cover an important spring lawn care subject- thatch. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Seed Talk - What Is The Best For Your Lawn?

3 Min

For the last few weeks we have been talking about how to create a healthy environment for your grass to grow in.  We started by looking at the soil and the importance of balancing your pH, how important a Core Aeration is to have done every year, how and why weeds and moss grows as well as some typical issues we hear from clients that they need solved. 

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Topics: Vancouver