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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

Protect and Repair Your Lawn With Kelp!

3 Min

With the record hot, dry weather we have been having this summer, I wanted to bring to your attention a beneficial lawn service that we recommend to customers to help recover their drought stressed lawns; Kelp Seaweed Extract.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Preventing and Recovering From Chinch Bug Damage

4 Min

 

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Watering Tips for the Hot Canadian Summer

4 Min

Happy Thursday, readers. I hope everyone is staying cool out there!

With summer in full swing, many areas of Canada are experiencing periods of extreme heat and little to no rainfall. With these conditions in mind, proper watering techniques become absolutely essential to maintaining a healthy, robust lawn. Like us, our lawns get a little thirstier in hot conditions, so adjusting your regular lawn care schedule accordingly is an important lawn care task during the humid summer months. 

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

How Does Ice Damage Affect Your Lawn?

3 Min

February is an interesting month in Canada, that's for sure. In many parts of the country, cities and towns are experiencing long spells of snow and extreme cold. In others, temperatures are warming up and rain storms are far more common than snow. What a diverse country we live in, eh?

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

What Is Vole Damage? 

3 Min

Damage from voles can be a very unpleasant sight in the spring when you see your lawn for the first time in months. To make matters worse, vole damage can seem to appear that much more dramatic when combined with all the other conditions affecting the lawn, such as snow mold disease and winter kill

Plus, they just look so darn cute! Who wouldn't want to watch a Disney movie centered around a stubborn vole? I know I certainly would. 

Truth is, voles can create a lot of stress for your lawn (and life) if left unchecked during the winter months. To avoid this, you'll need to learn about vole damage and the tell-tale signs that can lead to it. 

What is vole damage you ask? Read on to find out!

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

How to Avoid Snow Plow Damage 

3 Min

In many parts of Canada, a white, snow-filled winter is chugging along at a solid pace. What a way to start 2018! 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

How to Combat Salt Damage On Your Lawn

2 Min

 

Welcome to 2018, folks! It's great to see you all in the new year. 

With the holidays over and parts of Canada smack dab in the middle of a cold, icy winter, many Canadians are turning to road salts to help stabilize their walkways and driveways. 

Lawns suffer enough from the damaging effects that snow and ice can cause over the winter months. Compounding things, 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, creating an eye sore and a whole mess of problems to deal with. 

Here's how to combat salt damage on your lawn.

Salt Damage 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

What is Low Temperature Kill?

2 Min

Extreme cold temperature conditions persisting for days, weeks, and even months are nothing but normal to many parts of Canada during the winter months. When the mercury dips below freezing, the turfgrass plant is exposed to many extremes that can cause damage. This damage is what this is known as Direct Low Temperature Kill. Sounds ominous, doesn't it? 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

What Happens to Your Lawn In Winter?

3 Min

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

That's right folks, the official start of winter is almost upon us. 'Tis the season for tobogganing, ice skating, and cups of warm hot chocolate. In many parts of Canada, it's also the season when temperatures drop and lawn's gets covered in blankets of white, fluffy snow. 

Are you curious about what happens to your lawn in winter? If so, this is the blog for you. 

Winter Kill

Winter kill is a common term used to describe turf damage that takes place during winter. Most people assume winter kill only happens when snow is covering the lawn, however that is not true. Lawns covered with snow for months at a time certainly do see their fair share of turf damage, but snow alone is not the only factor that causes damage.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage