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How to Control Weeds

How to Control Weeds

It won't be long until lawns are covered with the unsightly little yellow flowers, yes dandelions!  They are only one of many unwanted weeds that make their way into our lawns.  So, what to do about them.  Well you can always get down on hands & knees and dig each one out, problem is there's a good chance you won't get the entire root out read more...

What is Power Raking?

What is Power Raking?

Spring is upon us and it's time to start thinking about your lawn and what is needed to prepare your grass for the season ahead.  If you're wondering what power raking is or why your lawn needs it, here is some information to help you.  Power Raking is recommended to be done in the spring to clean up the accumulation of dead grass from the read more...

The Benefits of Fertilizer

The Benefits of Fertilizer

Have you ever wondered why your neighbor's lawn is looking better than yours?  There are many factors that go into having a great looking lawn such as watering, aerating, cutting height but there's a good chance that your neighbor's lawn is being fertilized regularly with the proper nutrients and that is what is giving their lawn that beautiful deep green color. Fertilizers are made up read more...

Maintaining Your Lawn

Maintaining Your Lawn

Lawn Maintenance .... this can be an overwhelming topic for many, what exactly does a lawn need as part of a good lawn maintenance program.  What needs to be done and at what time of the season. Starting in the spring it's time to wake up your lawn and get it growing again.  The dead grass that was last year's lawn needs to be removed.  read more...

Why Aerate?

Why Aerate?

Spring is just around the corner (we hope) and it will soon be time to start thinking about your lawn maintenance for the upcoming season.  One service that is very important but often overlooked is lawn aeration.   Over time the soil under your lawn becomes hard packed and water and nutrients have a difficult time penetrating deep into the root area.  This compaction can be read more...

Fall lawn care

Fall lawn care

Lawn Fertilizer is very important in the fall as this is when much of the root development takes place.  If you're not already on one of our Fertilizer and Weed Control Programs we can do a Fall Fertilizer Application which will help with the root development.  Any unused nutrients are stored over winter for a quick green up in the spring. ​If you haven't already read more...

Spring lawn care

Spring lawn care

Spring Lawn Care in Calgary is especially important since we can experience long snowy winters which leave your lawn vulnerable to spring lawn diseases such as "Snow Mould" (which is essentially patches of dying or dead grass).  Living in Calgary comes with unpredictable snowfall even in spring.  Piles of snow can create problems for your lawn as the temperature rises.  If parts of your lawn read more...

Watering your lawn

Watering your lawn

Watering Your Lawn In Calgary No Lawn Maintenance schedule is complete without watering. Watering you lawn is essential to keeping your lawn healthy, lush and a beautiful green. Your lawn requires a "heavy" watering once or twice a week depending on weather, soil conditions and lawn slope. Leave your sprinkler on for 30-60 minute intervals for each area, this should equal approximately 1 inch of read more...

Calgary Lawn Mowing

Calgary Lawn Mowing

At the beginning of each season before you start mowing your lawn, check that the mower blades are sharp. This will prevent shredding the ends of the grass blades which will then dry out and give your lawn a yellowish appearance. When lawn mowing in the spring, our FIRST mowing should be a short mowing. Lower your mower blade to 1 1/2 inch which will read more...

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