There are 2 types of lawn seeding for home lawns, OverSeeeding and PowerSeeding.

What’s the difference between OverSeeding and PowerSeeding?

While OverSeeding is great way to thicken a thin lawn each year and introduce hardier varieties of seed by broadcast spreading the latest and hardiest in seed technology over your lawn; PowerSeeding is needed to repair lawns with bare spots, excessively thin or damaged lawns.  PowerSeeding, similar to ‘slit-seeding’ is performed using a hydraulic equipped, 9HP motorized machine that uses rigid vertical blades that create small furrows in your lawn about 1/4″ deep in the soil and deposits the seed to ensure seed to soil contact is made.  PowerSeeding is a key component of lawn repair to ensure that the lawn repair is done properly:

  • Is your lawn suffering from the environmental stress of excessive heat or lack of water due to drought?
  • Your lawn was destroyed by chinch bugs during the heat of summer and isn’t coming back?
  • Raccoons and skunks digging up your lawn from white grubs eating the root system of your grass?
  • Your lawn was simply neglected?

PowerSeeding is the ideal choice to ensure consistent seed to soil contact when you need to repair bare areas larger than 1 sq ft.

slit seeding

How PowerSeeding Works

When repairing a lawn, for best results it also is advisable to apply a Liquid Aeration and our custom Dirt-Free Granular Compost to significantly aid in the rate of seed germination and to help amend and improve your existing soil to support improved grass growth.

The results speak for themselves.

powerseeding before and after

Powerseeding Before & After


Powerseeding At Work


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  • Opening up – Let’s get outside together and Grow Healthy Lawns and Trees. updated: 04/27/22

    Hi Everyone, 

    LawnSavers persevered through the pandemic with the loyal partnership and support of our clients.  We are extremely grateful to our loyal customers. AND we are thrilled to learn we were the only lawn care company in the GTA awarded the first BEST OF THE BEST Award from

    We are fully open and alredy performing lawn and pest control services in all our GTA service areas.

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    2021 is now behind us.  Together with our customers, we embrace opening up as a community-minded local small family business and are extremely grateful to be able to survive and keep all of our loyal employees working hard with us through it all.

    2020-21 important turf and tree high (and low) lights:

      • Nine days of snow, ice and wintry weather in May 2020,
        2021 was the driest April, May, and June in 51 years See Actual GTA daily weather records by clicking here.
      • One of the hottest, driest summers on record in 2020 with long spells of grass-killing heat and drought. Read more here in our 2020 summary blog.
        2021 carried on this trend with only a few days of rain in July and August, with extreme dryness and heat.
      • A bumper crop of crabgrass that germinated in the perfect (rainless) storm. As expected, even more arrived this past summer in 2021!
      • Chinch Bug numbers in 2020 were record breaking and persisted through the dry heat they love, secretly killing lawns while dormant! We can help with Chinch bug damage  Expect even more this summer!
      • Fall of 2021 provided excellent conditions for lawn that were treated through the summer with our recovery amendments to bounce back and regain their vigour. (thanks for the positive feedback!)
    • We put together an easy to read lawn care service timeline that you can use to know when to expect us for each scheduled service in your package. 

    Our number one priority remains the health and safety of our employees and customers.  Safety, Integrity and doing the right thing are som of our most important Core Values.  We will continue to follow strict safety guidelines that ensure “low/no touch”.  We will not let our guard down on exercising our safety protocols!

    Thank you all for your understanding and extra patience during these challenging times. Our team works hard, so if you are met with our exceptional service from our technicians or office team members- please give them a thumbs up to make them smile or let me know through a quick email to

    We thank you for supporting our local, family-owned business of 32 years.
     genuinely appreciate you and promise that we will do our part to ensure our mutual safety.

    Thank you in advance,
    Kyle Tobin
    Chief Environmental Officer