Do you shudder whenever you look at the thin patches or bald spots on your lawn? There are a few factors which make your grass a little bit too bare for your comfort: Age and health if it’s been exposed to disease or excessive weed growth Changing weather patterns Heavy foot or pet traffic Location … Continue reading Why Sodding is Better than Reseeding
As the summer winds down, and thoughts of fall and winter pop up into your mind, you may start to think about your lawn and preparing it for the next year. Haven’t thought about that, yet? You should! Most people wait until the spring to plant new grass – but this is a mistake! Whether … Continue reading Planting New Grass? Don’t Wait Until Spring
Mowing the lawn is one of the most well-known lawn care jobs, but many people still don’t know how to do it properly. In order to grow and maintain a healthy lawn, you need to know when and how often you should mow your lawn. Why Do We Mow? The simple answer is: to keep … Continue reading Are You Mowing Your Lawn Often Enough? (Infographic)
Tired of looking at your brown, dull and worn out yard landscaping caused by this past winter? Just do these seven tasks to make your yard truly blossom this spring. Better yet, have us do them for you. 1. Prune trees, shrubs and bushes It isn’t fun, but it’s very necessary and effective too. Go … Continue reading Want a Beautiful Yard? Do These Seven Things.
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
The kids are back in school. Summer’s just about over and fall is around the corner. Life is about to get busier with school activities and a glut of holidays (can you believe that Thanksgiving is less than a month away?). It’s important to take care of those end-of-the-season landscaping chores that can help protect … Continue reading Your Fall Landscape Chore Checklist
If you’ve caught the news lately, you may have heard that there’s a severe drought in California and watering restrictions in British Columbia. Because we’re thinking of them during these challenging times – and because it’s always smart to conserve water whenever you can – we present 11 ways you can conserve water in the … Continue reading Eleven Ways to Conserve Water in the Garden