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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

Fall Lawn Mower Maintenance

2 Min
It is important to continue to cut your lawn every 5-7 days at 2.5-3" during the fall growing season. Your grass will continue to grow into early November.
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Topics: Halifax, Mowing

Fall Lawn Care Recommendations: Part 2

5 Min
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Fall Lawn Care Recommendations: Part 1

7 Min
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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

How To Stay Ahead Of Weeds

2 Min

There are three fundamental factors that must be present and working together, if you want a healthy lawn with few weeds. They are fertility, water and mowing. When all three are done in the proper way, the turf can compete with most existing weeds, and resist further weed germination.

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Topics: A Guide to Weed Control

Watering & Mowing Techniques For End Of Summer

4 Min

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. Summer 2020 will soon be coming to an end, and what an interesting season it was!

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

The Life And Times Of The Japanese Beetle

2 Min

The Japanese Beetle is the adult life stage of a common destructive white grub species found in Canada. The Japanese Beetle is one of many white grubs species that attack lawns and it is important to identify which species is which. The adult  Japanese Beetle has a distinctive metallic emerald coloured head, and copper coloured wings. Each wing has 6 tufts of white coloured hair along each edge. Although its appearance is stunning, the damage they can create to plant material is anything but.  

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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Damage, A Guide to Insect Control

Pain In The (Crab)Grass!

2 Min

I spy with my little eye something that is lime-green and growing in the lawn…if you guessed Crabgrass, then you are absolutely correct! 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage, A Guide to Lawn Care, damage

From Green To Brown: Summer Dormancy

2 Min

Just a few short weeks ago the grass was gorgeous and green…how quickly things change!  That was before the extreme heat and drought stress inflicted its pain. Many lawns are quickly turning brown right before our eyes even with best watering and mowing practices put forth. 

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Identifying Chinch is No Sinch!

2 Min

Pronounced (CH-inch), Chinch bugs are the smallest destructive turfgrass insect by size, but the damage they can cause is anything but!  Even under close inspection most turf managers need a magnifying glass to see the tiny chinch bug clearly. 

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Pet Damage On Your Lawn

1 Min

"I'm sorry!"

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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Damage, Ottawa