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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

5 Common Lawn Mowing Problems

3 Min

Mowing your lawn in spring is one of those timeless Canadian traditions that just can't be beat. Especially when you can enjoy a cool glass of lemonade right after! 

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Topics: Ottawa

Mowing Safety Tips

3 Min


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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

A List Of Common Spring Weeds

11 Min

Look out, readers! Spring has spring but so have the pesky weeds. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Weed Control

Overseeding is an Integral Spring Task

4 Min

With Mother's Day in the rear view mirror and the May long weekend almost upon us, it's apparent that spring is chugging along at a nice pace. Have you completed all of your important spring tasks yet?

Overseeding is one of the many lawn care maintenance services that Nutri-Lawn Ottawa offers. In our eyes, it's also one of the most important. 

Why is it important to overseed your lawn every spring and what are the benefits? Read on to find out!

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Topics: Ottawa

The Problem With Compacted Soil

10 Min

Welcome to May, folks! The weather is warmer, the skies are bluer, and the lawns are starting to get greener - what's not to love?

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Everything You Need to Know About Lawn Thatch

7 Min

Lawn thatch, like anything in life, is all about moderation. A little bit of thatch is perfectly fine for your lawn, as an acceptable amount helps protect the crown of the grass plant and helps prevent soil compaction.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Important Tips For Seeding A Lawn

3 Min

With April progressing and spring weather (hopefully) on its way, now is the time to start seeding your lawn. For those of you that don't live in coastal regions and may have winter overstaying its welcome - fear not! True lawn care weather will be here soon. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

The Guide For Spring Fertilizer

6 Min

Spring is a great time in Canada, that's for sure. There's warmer weather (maybe not now, but eventually), blossoming plants and flowers, and NHL playoffs are on almost 24/7... What's not to love!

It's no secret that spring is the best time of year for lawn care. Now that the weather is a little better (in some areas), it's time to get it ready for the long season ahead.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Why You Should Lime Your Lawn In Spring

3 Min

Although it may not feel like it in many parts of our great (and cold) country, it is, technically, officially spring in Canada. We made it, folks! Lawn care season is just around the corner.

 Early spring is an ideal time to lime your lawn, and is a great way to further improve your soil after performing a core aeration on your lawn. If your lawn is wilted or dormant, never apply lime; instead, wait for a time when the lawn is actively growing like early spring or fall.

Regular liming can do a wealth of good for your grass. With a number of benefits, calcitic lime is a welcome addition for every home lawn, especially those that need a little TLC.

With baseball starting and Easter coming fast, it's hard to deny that spring is here. That means it's time to start mentally preparing for the lawn care season, even if your grass won't see any action for a few weeks yet. 

Here's why spring is the perfect time to lime your lawn

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

What Is Winter Desiccation? 

3 Min

Good afternoon, faithful readers. I hope you're having a great Thursday! 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage