Backyard drainage issues are usually caused by compacted soil, incorrect grading, or improper location and installation of landscape features like a fence. Once the source of water pooling in the yard has been discovered, there are three solutions you can choose from: Dry river beds (a shallow ditch which follows the drainage path your backyard). Dry wells (holes filled … Continue reading My Backyard Has a Drainage Issue…Now What?
A carefully designed and landscaped backyard can be a wonderful place for socializing and relaxing with friends and family. A backyard can also provide solitude and the quiet enjoyment of nature. However- designing for both group and individual activities often becomes more challenging when there is limited space. You might feel like you’re in a … Continue reading Creating Privacy in a Small Backyard with Landscaping
Moisture is needed when grubs/adults are flying in June – water reduces egg laying. Book now to help eliminate the grub population in your lawn.
Wright Landscape Services can give you piece of mind that your property is being well cared for. In 2010, we introduced Fiesta, an eco-friendly, iron-based product for broadleaved weed suppression. Research out of the Guelph University has shown that two applications, within a one month interval, results in significantly less weeds in the lawn. Our … Continue reading Broadleaved Weed Suppression
We recommend more than one kind of grass seed. Kentucky bluegrass is slower to establish. Fine fescue can be compatibly mixed with Kentucky bluegrass, are reasonably shade-tolerant and don’t fare badly with fertility. Can take infrequent irrigation, but still require precipitation. It can’t live without water. Fine fescues tend to form dense bunches. Tall fescue … Continue reading Overseed Lawns that are weak or damaged
What can you do with those areas of dead turf? Spring is a good time to seed those damaged areas. Be sure to wait to apply grass seed until nighttime temperatures stay above 10 degrees celsius. Rake the dead areas. Select grasses to match your current turf or use this as an opportunity to choose … Continue reading What to do if your lawn did not recover from last years drought.
The snow has gone but you have noticed tunneling in areas where the snow was deepest. How do you go about fixing this – Lightly rake and tamp down the affected tunneling areas. Add seed when the outside temperature stays above freezing, usually mid May. If the affected area is large, consider having Wrights seed … Continue reading Vole Tunneling
It’s time to book your lawn care for the 2014 season. Renewals went out in November 2013, if you have misplaced your renewal, give us a call @ 519-742-8433 to renew your lawn care program. Our experience shows if you are on a program, our technician will visit the lawn every 4-6 weeks throughout the … Continue reading 2014 Current Customer Renewals – Lawn and Tree/Shrubs Care