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I was having a chat with a client recently about thatch on their lawn. I mentioned the word thatch and the client ‘s eyes bulged as if said there were zombies in their shed. One thing a lot of people don’t understand is thatch is a naturally occurring integral part of your lawn. Excess thatch can be a real…
Rain, Rain, Rain!   It certainly has been a wet month so far. The rain plus relatively cool-ish nights and warm days are causing lawns to grow like crazy! (Yup that is a proper horticultural term)   Ideally lawns should be mowed using the “1/3 : 2/3” rule. What this means is no more than 1/3 of the plant…
An Ounce of Prevention… I had a call from a colleague this morning about his trees. Every year he applies dormant oil / lime sulfur to his trees as a preventative. He is worried it may be too late as we have had such terrific weather this spring. We are now, April 3, 2020 in Milton Ontario on the…
An interesting morning. I love mornings. I love spring mornings when the plants are all dripping from the overnight rain. There is a low cloud, it is misty and drizzly. We do our best to develop connections with our clients. We have a client that had an out-of-control wisteria in her back yard. She has a wicked sense of…