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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

Shawn Karn, The Grass Expert

Shawn Karn, The Grass Expert

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Let's Talk About Your Final Mow

5 Min
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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Care

The Importance Of Irrigation Blowouts

5 Min
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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Care

Common Fall Lawn Insects

3 Min

 

There are several common destructive turfgrass insects that can damage a lawn in fall. As it is with many other conditions that cause lawn stress, the best defense against insect damage is a well maintained, healthy lawn. A healthy lawn can often endure insect feeding if infestations are low without showing any signs of damage.

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Topics: A Guide to Insect Control, The Grass Expert

The Time For Winterizing Fertilizer Is Late Fall

3 Min

Brrr... it sure is getting cold out there! In many parts of Canada, temperatures are dropping and frost is beginning to form on car windshields. With just under 2 months to go until the official start of winter, now is the time to start planning a strategy on how to put your lawn to bed before the cold embrace of winter.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Fall Is A Great Time For Lime

3 Min

Fall is a great time to sign up for a lime application in many parts of Canada, since the weather is still warm and the lawn is actively growing. It's also a great time for yard clean-up, raking and lawn care maintenance tasks. Fall really is a handy season! 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

The Importance Of Fall Raking

3 Min

Do you hear that, lawn lovers? No, it's not the sound of a thousand hockey fans exhaling after last night's return to action. Or even the hum of a thousand pumpkin pies baking in the oven. Instead, what you're hearing is the sound of crisp, yellow leaves crunching under your feet as you go about your fall lawn care tasks. And if you're not hearing it yet, know that you will be soon enough! 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Improve Your Soil With Topdressing

4 Min

Here at Nutri-Lawn, we pride ourselves on our ability to make our content both informative and relatable. That's why today, I'll be comparing your lawn to the inner workings of the human body. What's more relatable than that? 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Fall Aeration and Overseeding

7 Min

Fall is a great time of year for lawn care, that's for sure. After a stressful summer, all that cool weather translates to optimal growing conditions for your lawn. Addressing any damage done in summer, preparing for a cold winter, and setting yourself up for a fruitful spring are all tasks that can be tackled in fall. Plus, hockey is back and pumpkin-flavoured goodies are in. What's not to love?

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Common Fall Lawn Diseases

2 Min

There are several common turfgrass diseases that can affect and cause damage to a lawn in fall. Just like the human body, our grass can become stressed and unhealthy if not taken care of properly, or if specific environmental conditions persist throughout the year. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Learn About Fall Seeding

5 Min

 

Hey readers; are you ready to 'fall' in love with your lawn again this autumn? If so, fall seeding is the way to go!

Whether it’s seeding to fill in bare patches, repairing damaged areas, or thickening up weak spots, seeding is one of the most important things you can do for your lawn in fall.

With the elements giving us optimal growing conditions right now, fall is the ideal time to reseed your lawn. Thanks to plenty of rainfall and cooler temperatures, you can thicken up bare areas and repair damaged grass with a range of seeding options, all of which are listed below.

Read on to learn more about our fall seeding recommendations. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care