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 …

How To Remove Lawn Thatch

Many homeowners wish that their lawns were clean and healthy, but often, a major thatch problem is detracting from the beauty of their yards. Thatch develops when pieces of grass die and clump together just above the soil.  This can sometimes create problems because it prevents moisture and air from getting to the healthy grass beneath it. This is why …

What Should I Do For Spring Cleanup?

As the weather starts to get warmer, it’s time to turn your attention back to your yard. You have allowed it to remain dormant all winter under layers of snow and ice. Now, it’s time for those green blades of grass to poke through the ground and breathe new life into the curb appeal of your home. It’s time for …

What is Power Raking?

Spring marks the beginning of the yard care season, and with it comes the start of the broadleaf weeds. Weeds, similar to grass, desire the majority of the same pleasantries – which includes competing for the exact same piece of real estate which receives balanced fertility, ideal soil conditions, and ample water. Weeds are extremely aggressive, and even the best …

3 Reasons You Should Inspect Your Irrigation System

As colder weather, at last, leaves our region and we witness a return of hotter temperatures, our commercial properties soon will require more water to assist them with spring growth. For owners of commercial properties, irrigation systems may aid in supplementing watering needs in between periodic rain showers, yet they have to be in good working order to really assist …

Spring: It’s in The Air!

March is over and April is here and that means that the Winnipeg heat will be upon us soon. However, for now we’ve had a stretch of really gorgeous weather. Now’s an excellent time to take on any of your outside projects such as putting in a raised bed veggie garden or adding some annual flowers to the flowerbeds. As …

Core Aeration or Power Raking?

Core Aeration vs. Power Raking Core aeration or power raking? Which is better for your lawn? There’s always a debate between lawn care professionals. However, it’s not that one is better than the other. Each method has it’s specific application, time and place to create a lush, healthy lawn. Core Aeration Core aeration or “plugging your lawn” as it’s often …