Tips & Resources

What are the benefits of top dressing?

Every spring topsoil companies are busy dumping piles of soil onto driveways and front lawns. From there the soil is moved to fill gardens, flower beds and used as a top-dressing for the lawn. I’m often asked ab...

How do I fix dog spots on my grass?

Anyone with a pet dog knows that all the love and attention they provide comes at cost… dog spots on the lawn. They are most apparent after the snow melts each spring but they continue to turn up all summer long...

How do I save my lawn in a drought?

If Mother Nature doesn’t provide rain on request, it’s up to you to water your lawn to keep it green. A beautiful lawn needs fertilizer and water to maintain its looks and lush growth. Too often proper watering ...

Is my lawn damage the result of insects?

Brown spots on lawns can be the result of dry grass, pet damage, diseases, and many other causes but Insects might also be the culprits. There are really only 2 insects that feed on and damage lawns in Manitoba,...

How often should I mow my grass?

Start each spring by cutting the lawn before it turns green and begins growing. Clipping off the old dead tips gives the lawn its cue to start growing. The sooner you get the lawn growing the better you can crow...

What is Aeration and what are its benefits?

Aeration is the process of reducing soil compaction by removing hundreds of small cores of earth (about the size of your finger) and depositing them on top of the lawn. The resulting holes provide the BIG benefi...