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Why & When To Aerate Lawns

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Why should you aerate your lawn? Lawns can get easily compacted, whether it's due to heavy foot traffic, or drought. No matter the cause, having dry and hard soil is not helpful for root growth. If you’ve noticed your lawn looking dead or has been overrun with weeds, it’s likely because your lawn's root system is not getting enough nutrients and water. To maintain a healthy and beautiful looking lawn, regular maintenance is required. Basic lawn practices such as fertilizing, watering, and properly mowing are incredibly important, but won't ensure that your lawn is getting the nutrients it needs. Aeration is an extremely vital element to [...]

Protecting Your Lawn Against Gypsy Moths

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All homeowners with trees on their property know there are countless insects and diseases that can damage or kill a tree, and gypsy moths are no exception. From time to time, a large outburst of gypsy moths caused by a population boom occurs in Ontario, wreaking havoc on plant life. Although native to Europe, this invasive moth has made its way into North America and has been posing a significant threat to Canada’s forests, biodiversity and economy ever since. The good news is that these moths can be stopped, albeit in small areas such as your lawn, using specific preventative measures. Continue reading to find out [...]

Lawn Cutting 101: Everything You Need to Know

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Everyone's seen that ideal lawn, in movies, at sports centers and maybe even on your street. The thick green grass cut to perfection that is always impeccable. Wondering how your lawn can look like that? This guide will tell you the best way to cut your lawn for that perfect look. Why is Lawn Cutting Important? Cutting your lawn regularly allows for more healthy growth in your lawn. The healthy blades of grass will grow thicker and stronger for a fuller lawn. This will also encourage your grass to grow more evenly as the nutrients are spread through the lawn. No more bare patches and [...]

Why Lawn Care Is Important When Selling Your Home

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First impressions are important when it comes to selling your home. Curb appeal is a word you’ll often hear real estate agents mention when they are giving you advice on how to get your home sold. One of the most cost-effective ways to create and enhance curb appeal for your home is through Professional lawn care services. […]

Who’s Responsible for Clearing Windrows Left by Ottawa City Snowplows?

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Each new snowfall in Ottawa brings the inevitable annoyance – windrows. You might also know these as those annoying piles of snow and ice left behind at the foot of your driveway by the city of Ottawa’s snowplows. […]

How to Keep Your Driveway & Walkway Safe & Free of Ice

Snow Removal|

Just when you think, “Yay, no more snow,” you blink, and it’s winter again. While you’ll see many people jumping for joy, you’ll see more of them frustrated about clearing snow from their driveways and walkways every day. The worst part? Beneath all that snow often hides a layer of ice. It’s an accident waiting to happen […]