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Key Information About Ontario Invasive Plant Species

By Wright Landscape / September 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

In an effort to find unusual plants and incorporate them into your landscape, you may end up accidentally planting an Ontario invasive plant species. According to the Ontario Invasive Plant Council, there are over 400 invasive plant species. These include both terrestrial and aquatic varieties, and they cannot only ruin your own landscaping but can … Continue reading Key Information About Ontario Invasive Plant Species

Why Prevent Mosquitos?

By Wright Landscape / June 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Before we examine how to prevent mosquito breeding, it is important to understand why preventing their breeding is important in the first place. Although small, mosquitoes can be dangerous. Mosquitoes often carry diseases and are able to spread them to humans when they bite. The most common one we hear a lot about in North … Continue reading Why Prevent Mosquitos?

Tick Prevention Through Lawn Maintenance

By Wright Landscape / May 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Wondering how to keep ticks out of your yard this summer? Here are some handy tips to help keep them at bay. Tick Prevention: What are Ticks? Ticks are arachnids that are related to spiders but, unlike most spiders, ticks are dangerous as they can pass along diseases when they bite. So, how do you … Continue reading Tick Prevention Through Lawn Maintenance

Not Using a Licensed Weed and Pest Spray Technician? Here’s What You’re Risking

By Wright Landscape / September 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

You want to hire someone to implement a weed control and fertilizer program for your home. You’ve got two options available to you: Hire a licensed, experienced company that’s up-to-date with training and government regulations. Get a guy with a tank and a nozzle. While that sounds extreme, there are individuals who claim to have … Continue reading Not Using a Licensed Weed and Pest Spray Technician? Here’s What You’re Risking

6 Plants You Shouldn’t Grow If You Have Children or Pets

By Wright Landscape / January 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Plants add beauty, life, and colour to your home and landscape, but we’re rarely aware of the plants that can be dangerous to pets and children. It’s important to note that while these plants may be labeled as “poisonous” or “toxic,” some of these plants will only cause nausea and vomiting. However, some may be … Continue reading 6 Plants You Shouldn’t Grow If You Have Children or Pets

Weeds You Can Expect to See (and Have Us Get Rid of For You)

By Wright Landscape / May 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

The heart of spring and start of summer brings plenty of sunshine, warm temperatures and weeds. Pesky, annoying weeds which choke and clog your lawn & garden landscaping. Consider this, then, to be a public service announcement from Wright Landscape Services. Should you see any of the following weeds* in your landscape design, do not … Continue reading Weeds You Can Expect to See (and Have Us Get Rid of For You)

White Grubs Damaging To Your Lawn

By Wright Landscape / August 18, 2014 / Comments Off on White Grubs Damaging To Your Lawn

White grubs turn into flying beetles in June, relay eggs and may become a problem in the lawn. They will feed on the roots of lawns and cause brown irregular shaped patches in the once green grass. Secondary damage may be caused when raccoons or skunks dig up the lawn in spring and/or fall, feeding … Continue reading White Grubs Damaging To Your Lawn

Chinch Bugs Causing Damage To Your Lawn?

By Wright Landscape / June 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

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?

Don’t Let Chinch Bugs Cause Problems in Your Lawn

By Wright Landscape / July 11, 2013 / 0 Comments

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 Don’t Let Chinch Bugs Cause Problems in Your Lawn

Problem With Grubs?

By Wright Landscape / June 3, 2013 / Comments Off on Problem With Grubs?

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.

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