Aerating a lawn - why and how

Have you ever seen a lawn covered with small holes and plugs of earth? Those are the telltale signs that a lawn has just been...

Lawn Spreader Settings

Types of lawn spreaders: DROP SPREADER PRO-MIX SPREADER   Application Patterns: HALF RATE (2 passes) FULL RATE (1 Pass)   How to calibrate your fertilizer spreader If your spreader is not listed here, you...

All about soil texture

Soil texture will influence how you use fertilizer. Soil with good texture can hold adequate water, oxygen, and nutrients for plants. Soil with poor texture...

Why you need to rake your lawn

Your grass needs to breathe, too. Gently raking your lawn, or “dethatching", increases movement of air, water, and nutrients into the soil by removing debris....

How to patch a damaged lawn

If you’re looking for a low cost option to polish the look of your yard, filling in gaps and sparse patches on your lawn is...

How to improve soil structure

Are you doing everything by the book, but your plants are still struggling? You might want to try retexturing your soil. Soil with good texture...

Lawn Insects

GRUBS Grubs are the larvae of different kinds of beetles; Japanese Beetle, European Chafer, or the June bug. They are “C” shaped, milky white in colour,...

How to grow a low-maintenance lawn

Some grass varieties do require less maintenance than others. What this means is that the grass will require less water and fertilizer than other species,...

Understanding soil ph

Have you ever stuck your finger in vinegar? It burns, right? That’s because it’s too acidic for the human body — it’s not pH balanced...