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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

Avoiding An Ugly Lawn: How To Get Great Grass

9 Min

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

Core Aeration: A Breath Of Fresh Air!

2 Min

Often viewed as one of the most important things a lawn can benefit from, a core aeration service really is a breath of fresh air for your lawn. Aeration is performed using a special machine that removes small cores of soil about the same size as your index finger. These cores are then left on the lawn and decompose quickly under mowing and precipitation.  

Aeration is recommended annually, with the best times being in the Fall or Spring, when the lawn is actively growing. Combined with other cultural practices, an annual aeration will give you a thick, healthy, and robust lawn, especially when combined with overseeding.  

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

The Benefits Of Having Healthy Grass

2 Min

Aesthetics aside, a lawn free of weeds, insects, and disease can provide a number of often overlooked benefits.

Not only does green grass please the eye, create calm and peaceful feelings and provide a soft, safe surface for kids and pets to play, a well looked-after lawn also benefits soil, water, air quality and the environment.

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

Lawn Fertilizing: DIY Mistakes

1 Min

Burning a lawn with too much fertilizer, or stripping a lawn where fertilizer isn't evenly applied are both common mistakes do-it-yourself homeowners make. What starts with good intentions and lofty expectations, quickly turns into disappointment and embarrassment.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Fertilizing

Fertilize in Spring for the Best Lawn Possible

3 Min


When fertilizing in Spring, one of the single most important things you can do for your lawn is to provide it with the plant essential nutrients it requires to grow healthy. Balanced fertility throughout the season ensures the lawn will stay green, thick, healthy, and robust.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Fertilizing

Fall Fertilizing: The Facts You Need To Know

3 Min
One of the single most important things you can do for your lawn is to provide it with the plant essential nutrients it requires to grow healthy. Balanced fertility ensures the lawn will stay green, thick, healthy, and robust.

Fertilizing provides some of the best visual impacts with relatively minimal effort and expense. Fertilizing in the fall is very important in the overall process of the lawns fertility requirement and provides many benefits. Using a fertilizer blend that contains the 3 major nutrients: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium (NPK) is recommended. These 3 nutrients are required in the greatest quantity by the plant and will have the biggest impact on how the lawn performs.
 
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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Fertilizing

Lawn Fertilizing - Not Doing-it-Yourself

1 Min

Burning a lawn with too much fertilizer or stripping a lawn where fertilizer is not evenly applied are common mistakes do-it yourself homeowners make. What starts with good intentions and lofty expectations, quickly turns into disappointment and embarrassment.

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

Season Long Balanced Lawn Fertilizer

1 Min

A balanced fertility program is one of the most essential components to maintaining an Ecology Friendly Lawn.  At Nutri-Lawn we custom blend our lawn fertilizer for each region. 

Each blend is specially designed to ensure your lawn grows thick, healthy, and stays green all season long.  Our unique fertilizer blends are offered in organic and organic based options to encourage and create optimal conditions and results for your lawn.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Fertilizing

Time to Get Lawn Seeding!

4 Min
 
Spring is highly regarded as one of the best times to plant grass seed. Even the best maintained lawns usually have at least one area of concern that can use seeding in some way or another. Taking advantage of the optimal spring growing conditions make establishing seed for the average do-it-yourselfer much easier. By following a few easy steps and remembering a handful of helpful guidelines new grass will be growing in no time.
 
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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Care, A Guide to Fertilizing

Early Spring Fertilizer

1 Min

Now that Spring is finally here, it's time to get back out on the lawn and help prepare it for the long growing season ahead. There are a number of key recommendations one can follow to ensure the lawn gets a running head start before the long hot days of summer begin including an important early spring fertilization.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Fertilizing