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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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Shawn Karn, The Grass Expert

Shawn Karn, The Grass Expert

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Mow Your Way To A Healthy Lawn This Spring

3 Min

Proper lawn maintenance can make a big difference in maintaining the condition of a healthy lawn, especially in the spring. Mowing is often viewed as one of the most important and beneficial (not to mention satisfying) practices you, as a home owner can do. The sound of the motor whirring, the smell of fresh cut grass, the feel of the wind on your back... it doesn't get much better than that! Okay, the beverage after the fact might be even sweeter, but you get the point.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage, Mowing

Fertilize Your Lawn In Spring

5 Min

It's no secret that spring is one the best times of year for lawn care. Now that the snow is gone and buds are blooming, it's time to get it ready for the long, green season ahead with the help of Nutri-Lawn. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care, A Guide to Fertilizing

4 Things To Remember When Seeding Your Lawn

2 Min

Weak, bare, or damaged parts of your lawn should be tended to in early spring. Overseeding is a great way to add new grass to your lawn, but make sure you’re committed to a proper watering schedule to achieve good growth.

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5 Important Tips For Spring Lawn Care

3 Min

Temperatures are warming, birds are chirping and snow is melting... spring is finally here folks, and it's shaping up to be a great one! As soon as the ground is dry and green shoots of all varieties begin popping up, it’s time to get outside and prepare. Here are 5 things you can do this season to maximize your investment of time and money to have the lawn of your dreams this summer.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, Spring Lawn Care

How To Protect Your Lawn From Salt Damage

3 Min

Lawns suffer enough from the damaging effects that snow and ice can cause over the winter months. To add insult to injury, adding road salt and sidewalk ice-melter to the equation can make things even worse. Areas of the lawn along the edges of sidewalks, boulevards and driveways are often left damaged in the spring when the snow melts, leaving homeowners struggling for answers. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

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

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