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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

When Are We Starting Weed Control?

1 Min

In this new era of a pesticide ban, weeds need to be present and actively growing in order to be controlled. With the warm temperatures coming, we will begin our weed applications late this week. We will spray the first flush of cooler temperature weeds and then return for another application for the late-emerging weeds, like clover and thistle.

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Topics: Ottawa, A Guide to Weed Control, Weeds, Fiesta Weed Control

Is Your Lawn's Fuel Tank Empty?

1 Min

Just like your car relies on fuel to move, and your body needs regular, balanced nutrients (food) for energy, your lawn also needs food to establish good root development and grow. 

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Topics: Ottawa, A Guide to Lawn Care, Weeds, Spring Lawn Care

Beneficial Services (Core aeration and Seed)

1 Min

Spring is the optimal time to aerate the lawns. Core aeration is the single most important thing that you can do to create a healthy, thick and robust lawn.  Core aeration is the process of mechanically removing small cores of soil from the lawn using an aeration machine.  The cores will decompose over time and add the nutrients back into the soil. 

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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Damage, Ottawa, A Guide to Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care

Spring Weed Control

3 Min

Weed germination occurs when the soil temperatures increase. Dandelions are usually the first to germinate and emerge in bare areas. We usually see the growth starting in mid-May. The soil temperatures are still too cool for many ‘other’ lawn weeds, and current Ontario legislation only allows products registered to target weeds once they have emerged. There are no licensed control products that will prevent weeds from germinating.

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Topics: Ottawa, A Guide to Weed Control, Fiesta Weed Control

It's Time To Fertilize Your Lawn

1 Min

Spring Is Here. Staying home doesn't mean you have to stay inside.

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Topics: Ottawa, A Guide to Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care

5 Reasons Why You Need Spring Lawn Care Services

5 Min

Springtime is the time that most of us put aside to get the house cleaned up and ready to enjoy for another 12 months. But did you know that the outside of your home, namely the lawn, also needs attention in the spring?

Now, the lawn does need attention throughout the year too, for example having your annual Grub Reduction Application to control the European Chafer Beetle. But for this article, we will be discussing the importance of Spring maintenance and the benefits to you.

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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Care, Vancouver, Spring Lawn Care

Fiesta Weed Control: Does It Work For Your Lawn?

7 Min

When it comes to curb appeal, a beautiful green lawn beats a weed infested one any day of the week. Since most of our customers fit into the 'houseproud' category, it isn't surprising that weed control is a top concern in the spring, summer and fall months. 

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Topics: Ottawa, A Guide to Weed Control, Weeds, Fiesta Weed Control

Classic Spring Lawn Care Mistakes

3 Min

As the snow disappears and the temperatures climb, many winter-weary Canadians head outside to spend some quality time with their lawns. Finally, some green!

After months of snow and ice cover, however, most lawns have incurred some type of damage and will come out of the winter months looking a little worse for wear. Most issues can be remedied, especially with Nutri-Lawn's help, but some home owners do more damage than they realize when trying to over-correct. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Customer Service vs Client Experience: What’s the Nutri-Lawn Vancouver Difference?

3 Min

Customer Service, Client Experience, Customer Care….there are a lot of buzzwords out there these days that companies use to win over the paying public. Why so many phrases and what do they mean? What’s the difference? Let’s take a look.

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Topics: Vancouver

Spring Preparation: Choosing The Right Lawn Mower

2 Min

A large part of maintaining a luscious lawn is keeping grass at an even and attractive height all season long. There are many different lawn mower options available to homeowners in 2020, and selecting the right equipment for your property is essential. As we like to say at Nuti-Lawn; with a great lawn, comes great responsibility. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care