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Nutri-Lawn Blog

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

Common Fall Lawn Diseases

2 Min

There are several common turfgrass diseases that can affect and cause damage to a lawn in fall. Just like the human body, our grass can become stressed and unhealthy if not taken care of properly, or if specific environmental conditions persist throughout the year. 

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

How To Deal With Crabgrass

3 Min

Every summer we seem to get a lot of questions on how best to deal with pesky crabgrass. It's bulky, green, and not very nice to look at, and can quickly overrun your yard and spread to flower beds and gardens if left to its own devices. 

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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Damage, The Grass Expert

Turfgrass Disease Guide

2 Min

There are several common turfgrass diseases that can affect and cause damage to a lawn. In the industry, a turfgrass disease is seen as a condition that interferes with the normal growth and development of the grass plant, causing the plant to look and perform abnormally.

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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

Learn More About Your Dormant Lawn

3 Min

In hot and dry weather, homeowners across Canada start to wonder what is going on with their brown lawns. It's important to know that when lawns go brown in the summer due to lack of rain and high periods of heat, they are not dead - they are just dormant. 

The grass plants may appear dead to the naked eye, but deep inside the plant there is a small area (called the crown) which is still alive. Once this crown gets rain again, it will come to life and the turf will usually green up in the following weeks. 

Chin up, lawn-lovers! Help (and good times) are on the way. 

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Topics: A Guide to Lawn Damage, The Grass Expert

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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Topics: The Grass Expert, A Guide to Lawn Damage

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: A Guide to Lawn Damage, The Grass Expert

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: A Guide to Lawn Damage, The Grass Expert