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Why Have All These Mushrooms Appeared on My Lawn?

Cool, damp weather after bouts of high heat encourages mushrooms to grow in lawns in Ontario. High, lingering overnight humidity and dampness is also an open invitation to fungus growth, so we strongly discourage watering in the evening. After some…

Where is the best place to grow grass?

Great question: Hey Kyle, I’m helping a potential customer from Oakville who wants to grow grass in the garden areas underneath his trees. (Pics attached). He also has a garden he wants to cover with grass up against a building, and…

The Snow is melting, whats wrong with my lawn? Snow Mould!

Here is a common question we’ve received in the past week, snow mould is  pretty normal after a winter with lots of snow. (But it can be very damaging) I used your services last year and am about to renew, but noticed…

How to control your weeds in 7 Steps – Lawn Care 101

This weekend when you get your green thumb going, it’s important to remember 7 key things when it comes to your lawn. Whether you have hired a lawn care company or have decided to try and give-it-a-go all by yourself,…

Take action against weeds – what you can do to reduce weeds on your lawn.

The Province of Ontario has banned chemical pest control and while the new organic alternatives are very effective, they do not provide the immediate results of the past. “There are no more magic bullets,” as Kyle our CEO likes to…

How to stop Crabgrass from spreading

Steps To Stop Crabgrass from Spreading The most important thing to do right now is to prevent the Crabgrass plants you have from spreading their seed. Pull what you can manually, especially along the edges of driveways and sidewalks which…

Back to School means Back to work on the lawn

Just because the kids are going back to school soon, doesn’t mean the summer is over, at least not for your lawn and trees.  In fact, we are just embarking on the best growing weather you can ask for when it…

How to save your lawn & trees from heat and drought stress

It is sweltering hot and humid out there!  Many homeowners like you want to know how you can help your lawn and garden make it through this heat. Forecasts highs of 34 deg C (93 F) today and 37 deg C…

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