How To Repair A Dog-Damaged Lawn

Do you have an issue in your backyard as a result of your dog? Many homeowners find that their lawns look irreparably damaged after allowing their canine companion to spend their days outside. While digging holes can certainly be a problem, the more pressing concern is often bare patches, known as burn spots, caused by dog urine.    If you …

5 Easy Tips To Keep Your Grass Greener This Summer

You want to keep a healthy looking lawn year round, but how do you keep it looking fresh and healthy under extreme heat conditions? Summertime poses a problem for homeowners who struggle to keep their yard from turning brown in the midst of a drought or scorching heat. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help improve …

Dandelion Season

As children, many of us thought dandelions were beautiful. We were delighted when summer arrived and they popped up in backyards, playgrounds, and boulevards. Dandelions start populating lawns from the end of spring to the start of summer (May-July). Some people harvest these healthy, bitter greens to use in soups, salads, and stir-fries—they can even be used to make dandelion …

Can A Brown Lawn Be Saved?

You’re proud of the business that you’ve built, but a brown lawn doesn’t send that message. Summer is almost here, and you’re ready to spruce up the appearance of your business. However, that’s tough to do when your lawn is faded and patchy.  Should you start from scratch, or can your lawn recover with a bit of TLC? When something …

Commercial Lawn Care Checklist For Spring

When you visit a commercial property, you probably expect a reasonably well-maintained yard. If the lawn is full of bare spots, weeds, and overgrown grass, it won’t create a good first impression. In fact, it may cause you to think less of their company. The appearance of your property represents how you do business. A lawn that’s taken care of …

Spring Lawn Care: What To Expect After The Snow Melts

You’ve waited all winter for it, but it’s finally here. Spring is just around the corner, and you can’t wait until you can leave the house without 5 layers of clothing.  But as the snow melts and reveals the lawn underneath, you may be…a little disappointed at what you see. Patches of dead grass, salt damage, and even mould might …

Light Frost Effects On Grass

Many Winnipeggers claim to hate the cold, but none can dispute how gorgeous a frosty night can be. October is more than halfway over, and the cold weather is creeping in. Nights with cool air and clear skies aren’t as pretty for your lawn as they are for your eyes. After a chilly night, you might notice that your lawn …

Why Does Grass Turn Brown?

A well-groomed lawn is something to be proud of – it can be a source of envy for your neighbours, who wish their grass was as green as yours. But what do you do when your lawn starts turning brown? Despite your frequent fertilizations and diligent watering, parts of your grass may stubbornly refuse to turn green. Here are a …

5 Reasons Every Business Owner Needs Commercial Property Maintenance

Have you ever visited a business with a poorly maintained lawn? Chances are, you didn’t think very highly of it. A commercial property that’s well-maintained will show clients that you take your work seriously. On the other hand, one that’s fallen into disarray, with overgrown grass and a walkway obstructed by weeds, will send clients in the direction of your …

The Front Yard vs. The Backyard: Where To Spend Your Outdoor Renovation Budget

Renovations aren’t inexpensive – it can be difficult to determine which areas of your home deserve the bulk of your budget. From landscaping to repainting, there are numerous applications for your dedicated savings, but you want to ensure that you’re investing your money wisely. Selecting the right areas to renovate will provide a great ROI by increasing the overall value …