Category Archives: Lawn Care Tips

How to Make Your Lawn Green Again after a Tough Winter

March is when the transition from white winter to green spring really takes place. St. Patrick’s Day, perhaps the greenest of holidays is on March 17. And the first day of spring is March 20. So after a winter which started out mild and then suddenly turned frigid, the time is right to bring back … Continue reading How to Make Your Lawn Green Again after a Tough Winter

Checklist: What to Look for in a Lawn Care Provider

We want to say that, even though it’s the middle of winter, you’re probably thinking of warm weather already. Although in reality, it’s been an exceptionally warm winter already. That said, it’s still a little too early to start your annual lawn care program. But it’s not too early to start thinking about what to … Continue reading Checklist: What to Look for in a Lawn Care Provider

Your Lawn In Fall

It won’t be long until leaves are falling. Removing leaves and debris in fall ensures the lawn will continue to get much needed light as the days get shorter.  If fallen leaves are not removed, the lawn will become weak, yellow and will eventually die from lack of the nutrients which are needed to survive … Continue reading Your Lawn In Fall

Fall Aeration Benefits

Fall is an ideal time for aerating. The summer temperatures have cooled and there is more moisture in the ground. Aeration helps the existing turf by improving the depth and extent of turf grass rooting, allowing better water uptake, enhancing fertilizer use, loosening compacted soil and speeding up thatch breakdown.  The cores are left on … Continue reading Fall Aeration Benefits

When It’s Hot & Humid You May Have Rust In Your Lawn

Your grass has a reddish-orange tinge. What’s going on? You’re probably looking at rust disease. You walk across your lawn and your shoes turn reddish-orange. Orange clouds rise up when you mow. Rust can actually adhere to your foot wear and track into the home. Rust infections occur during low light intensity when leaf surfaces … Continue reading When It’s Hot & Humid You May Have Rust In Your Lawn

Chinch Bugs Causing Damage To Your Lawn?

Chinch bugs thrive in hot, dry weather. Sunny areas are usually the most affected. All common turf grass species in Ontario are susceptible to chinch bug feeding, but some varieties may be more susceptible to chinch bug damage. Life History: The adult chinch bug can spend the winter congregated under trees and shrubs and on … Continue reading Chinch Bugs Causing Damage To Your Lawn?

Trees/Shrubs

Our experience shows if you are on a program, our technician will visit the lawn every 4-6 weeks throughout the seasons allowing us to better address any problems/issues that may arise regarding insects, weeds, disease, drought or heat stress.  Don’t forget about your trees and shrubs.  These services begin early spring to provide the best … Continue reading Trees/Shrubs