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Tips for Late Fall Lawn Care

Fall is the best time of year to overseed and lay sod because all of the conditions homeowners try to mimic or compensate for happen naturally in the fall. The shorter days and cooler nights mixed with heavy dew and regular rainfall create perfect conditions that should yield significant results come spring. And these conditions can often last into November, so now’s the time to get to work!

Fall lawn care improvements can be frustrating for some because you won’t see the changes immediately, but you’ll definitely see a change in the spring when your lawn is thicker, greener, and more vibrant. Here are our best late fall lawn care tips. We know fall is a crazy busy time of year - give us a call if you need help or our expertise in creating the lawn you’ve always wanted.

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Topics: Vancouver

Putting Your Lawn To Bed For Winter

This is the perfect time of year to plant new grass seed or lay sod and prepare your existing lawn to get a great start in spring. In fall, often our lawns look their best due to cooler evenings, regular rainfall, heavy morning dew and shorter days. These conditions typically persist into the beginning of November. These conditions also mean that planting new grass or sod will get a fantastic start. Any lawn care improvements you make in the fall are going to pay off come spring. Many lawn care experts believe that fall improvements reap more immediate rewards than spring improvements because of the ideal growing conditions in fall.

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Topics: Ottawa

8 Landscape Staging Tips To Add Curb Appeal

If you watch any of those house flipping shows, you know how important home staging is. And if you know anything about real estate, you'd also know what a big deal curb appeal is.

According to RE/MAX, return on investment for landscaping your property is about 7%. So it makes sense to invest a little in landscape staging, especially considering how important first impressions are. A potential buyer will see your house online and form one impression, so it's important to maintain or improve that impression when they drive by. If they don't like what they see when they drive past, you'll find it a lot harder to sell them on the inside, let alone get them in the door.

Here are 8 essential landscape and lawn staging tips to add value to your home, add curb appeal, and give you more success when selling.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

The 10 Best Fall Lawn Care Services

Fall is now in full swing, and isn't it spectacular? Apart from all the colourful leaves you need to keep raking, you might think that your job out in the yard is surely done. But in fact, Fall is the ideal time to give your lawn some much needed attention.

With cooler temperatures and decent rainfall, your lawn is busy taking in energy and moisture, as well as the plant essential nutrients it needs to thrive in Spring.

Repairing Summer damage and preparing your lawn for a long, dormant Winter is best done in Fall. Plus, by performing some crucial lawn care services in October and November, you'll set yourself up for success in Spring.

Here are the 10 most popular Fall lawn care services, in no particular order.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage, A Guide to Lawn Care, A Guide to Weed Control, A Guide to Fertilizing, A Guide to Insect Control

Is Your Yard Ready For Winter?

Fall is officially here. The leaves are changing colours, days are getting shorter, and the air is noticeably cooler. The team at Nutri-Lawn Vancouver has put together this quick list of yard maintenance tasks to help you get your landscaping and gardens ready for the cold winter weather ahead.

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Topics: Vancouver

Fall Yard Checklist

October brings fall colours, pumpkin spice lattes, and some extra lawn care and yard maintenance duties. The team at Nutri-Lawn Ottawa wants to help you give your lawn and yard a great start on next year and the best time to do that is right now! We’ve put together a short checklist of tasks you can do through October to get your yard and lawn ready for winter.

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Topics: Ottawa

Raking Leaves Off Your Lawn in Fall

Fall is a beautiful season in Canada. Cool crisp air, glorious autumn colours, and cosy hoodies! All the leaves begin to fall, the trees become bare... and you end up spending hours at the end of a rake!

Raking leaves in the Fall can be a big job, especially if you're lucky enough to have big, old trees in your neighborhood. When it comes to Fall lawn care, fallen leaves should be raked up as soon as possible; you don’t wait to until all the leaves have fallen from the tree. Letting leaves accumulate is potentially damaging to your grass blades, since you’re restricting the amount of sunlight they need to build winter hardiness.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care

Avoiding An Ugly Lawn: How To Get Great Grass

For all you house-proud folk, having a well manicured lawn is often at the top of the to-do list. First impressions count, and an ugly lawn isn't a good introduction to the rest of the home. If you just want your lawn to look its best, or if you're trying to crank up the curb appeal so you can sell your house for more, healthy grass is a key element for success.

A luscious, green lawn is what everyone wants, but with so many factors to consider, it isn't always an easy task. Here's a list of the most important things you can do to acheive healthy and attractive grass.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage, A Guide to Lawn Care, A Guide to Weed Control, A Guide to Fertilizing, A Guide to Insect Control

Fall Lawn Care: Tips & Timing

Fall is officially here and our lawn care experts at Nutri-Lawn Vancouver want to make sure you’re doing all the right things to improve your lawn this fall – at the right time! There are some things you can do to improve your lawn for next season NOW, but if these things are done at the wrong time you can end up wasting a lot of time. Fall is a busy time of year, so if you’re too busy consider giving our team a chance to give your lawn a leg up for next spring!

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Topics: Vancouver

Don't Waste Lawn Care Effort This Fall

 

Just because fall is here, it doesn’t mean lawn care stops. Right up until the first hard frost, fall is the optimal time to create the lawn you’ve always wanted for next year! If you’ve been doing all the right things and haven’t seen any improvement in your lawn, it’s possible you have the timing all wrong. There are a few things that are very beneficial for your lawn in the fall, but if you time it incorrectly, it can become a waste of time and energy. Here are our best tips for fall lawn care.

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Topics: Burlington