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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

Spring Overseeding: 4 Important Questions

2 Min

Spring is all about new beginnings, both on the lawns and off. From blooming flowers to budding seeds, spring is a period of growth and refinement, bringing joy and a splash of colour to properties across the Ottawa region from late March to June. By overseeding in spring, your lawn gets a youthful upgrade and you get a jolt of youthful energy as you watch it grow and thrive before your very eyes. Younger plants can spread and fill in where the older plants are stretched thin, the circle of life in motion. When an older plant dies, a younger one is there to take its place without you even noticing. A patchy lawn leaves room for undesirables to take root so don’t wait until your lawn is full of weeds to take action.

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Topics: Ottawa

What does my Lawn Need Part 5: Where is this moss coming from?

4 Min

Welcome to our last installment of our “What does my lawn need?” series!  For those of you coming to this series late, check out our last 4 blogs to find out more about some other common lawn issues like animal damage, standing water, brown and dry areas and weeds.

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Topics: Vancouver

What Happens To Your Lawn In Early Spring?

2 Min

After a long winter, spring can’t come quick enough for most homeowners in Canada. If a lawn could talk, it would likely say the same! After months of snow and ice cover, along with being subjected to the harsh elements of winter, most lawns have had all they can take. Enter spring!

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

What Does My Lawn Need Part 4: Weeds

3 Min

Welcome to part 4 of our “What does my lawn Need” series. Today, let’s chat about the one thing that most lawns battle with - Weeds! 

Here at Nutri-Lawn Vancouver, we hear from new clients all the time about this battle. They complain that as soon as they have removed the weeds in their lawns either by use of a product off the shelf, or pulling them out of the lawn that they always come back. “STOP the madness!” they cry!  Well, I am happy to tell you that your solution has arrived!

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Topics: Vancouver

What Does My Lawn Need? Part 3

3 Min

Part 3 in our series of What does my Lawn Need Blogs brings us to Brown and Bare Lawns.  In our other 2 parts, we discussed Animals Damaging our Lawns and last week we chatted about standing water.  This week, a sight that we see most often in the Summer, those dry, dormant, brown and bare lawns!

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Topics: Vancouver

What Does My Lawn Need? Part 2

4 Min

In our last blog, we chatted about the animal damage that we can see on lawns throughout the Lower Mainland.  Animals like raccoons, skunks and crows are digging, pecking and rolling the lawns looking for the European Chafer Beetle grubs. If you missed our last blog, check it out here.

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Topics: Vancouver

Do You Know About Winter Desiccation?

3 Min

Greetings, lawn lovers! It is I, The Grass Expert, here to talk to you about a dastardly winter lawn care issue that affects many a Canadian around this time of year: winter desiccation.

Winter desiccation takes place when the turfgrass plant is in its dormant or semi-dormant stages, and can cause varying degrees of damage severity to a lawn. All turfgrass species are prone to winter desiccation if the right conditions persist.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

What Does My Lawn Need? Part 1

3 Min

Life here in the Lower Mainland can get pretty hectic - and expensive - which keeps us all on the go most of the time. Usually the only time we have to even consider our lawns happens to fall on the trusted weekend, a time we spend with our Family, Friends and all those other chores that always seem to pile up. 

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Topics: Vancouver

Protect Your Property After The Storm

4 Min

Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, it's off to shovel we go! 

For those who live in areas with routine and heavy snowfall in winter, this phrase has probably passed through your minds a few times this year as you slog outside with a shovel in hand and a scowl on your face. Winter and snow/ice storms go hand in hand, making shovelling as Canadian a pastime as, say, ice hockey or curling. What a world we live in!

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Why Choose Nutri-Lawn?

5 Min

In 2019, our lives have been so packed with needs that we have left little time for enjoyment.  Going to work, school for you or the kids, spending time with friends and family, school activities, social activities, grocery shopping, trips for work or pleasure, pets, exercise, holidays, health needs...and the list can go on and on.

Things like taking care of the house have become automatic or forgotten. Until the one day that you walk out of the door during your morning ritual to work (or school) and realize in a brief moment that the windows need to be washed, or the siding cleaned, or perhaps the lawn needs some TLC, but when and who has the time? You get into your car, start the engine and as the radio comes to life and the little voices inside informs you of your daily commute or the weather or even a great song, that thought of the lawn leaves the mind.

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Topics: Vancouver