Preparing Your Lawn Before Summer Growth
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by Rob Schram
1M ago
As the warmth of summer approaches, ensuring your lawn is prepared can make all the difference in achieving a vibrant and healthy landscape. In Canada, where the growing seasons can be short, getting an early start on lawn care is great idea for home owners. This article offers an easy approach to lawn preparation that will help you cultivate a thriving garden and greener lawn. First Assess Your Lawn’s Current Condition Evaluate The Soil Health Before you start any lawn care tasks, it’s important to understand the current state of your soil. Soil testing is a straightforward process that provi ..read more
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How to Prepare Your Trees and Garden for Winter
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by Rob Schram
3M ago
These are practical steps to ensure your green spaces survive the winter. Understanding Winter’s Impact on Your Garden Winter Challenges for Plants Cold temperatures can cause frost damage. Reduced sunlight affects photosynthesis. Dry winds and frozen soil limit water uptake. Pests and diseases thrive in weakened plants. In addition to preparing your garden, it’s essential to winterize your home. For comprehensive steps on this, check out our guide titled “Don’t Be Left in the Cold – Proactive Steps to Winterize Your Home“. Steps to Winterize Your Garden 1. Mulching: Your First Line of Defen ..read more
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Don’t Be Left in the Cold – Proactive Steps to Winterize Your Home
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by Rob Schram
5M ago
With the 2024 winter knocking at the door, homeowners are navigating the annual task of prepping their homes for heavy snowfalls and falling temperatures. The cold can be harsh, and an unprepared property could lead to unnecessary headaches but by following following a series of simply and practical steps, you can be a homeowner that’s ready for the winter. Outdoor Pre-Winter Maintenance Checklist Trim Branches: Prevent damages from snow or ice Clear Walkways: Facilitate snow removal Insulate Pipes: Avoid freezing and bursting Homeowner Checklist: Pre-Winter Inspection Gutters: Clear debris an ..read more
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Safe Snow Plowing Tips for Business Owners
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by Rob Schram
6M ago
As winter starts, business owners across Brantford brace themselves for snow plowing weather. If you own a business and plan on doing commercial snow plowing yourself, read our simple tips for safe and effective snow plowing that every business owner should consider. Snow Plowing Tips for Business Owners First understand your space Before the first signs of snow, get to know your property like the back of your hand. Identify where snow should be moved to once it falls, and the location of landscape elements like curbs, fire hydrants, and areas prone to high foot or vehicle traffic. Take a note ..read more
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How To Prepare Your Lot for Snow Plowing
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by Rob Schram
9M ago
If you prepare your parking lot for winter snow plowing, you can help ensure smooth operations, maintain accessibility and prevent costly damage to your property and landscaping. If you’re a business owner that wants to help minimize the impact of a harsh winter on your business, this guide will show you how you can prepare your lot for professional snow plowing services. Read our snow plowing FAQ, combined with the following list of things you can do to help make the snow plowing services you’ll receive more manageable throughout the season: Preparing Your Lot for Snow Plowing Clear out obsta ..read more
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Snow Plowing Services FAQ
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by Rob Schram
1y ago
As a business owner, ensuring the safety and accessibility of your property is a top priority, especially during the winter months. One way to do this is by hiring a company that provides snow plowing services to clear snow and ice from your parking lot and other areas. To help you make informed decisions about your snow removal needs, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions. This information will help you choose the best company, explain the process, and keep your property safe and accessible during inclement weather. Snow Plowing FAQ for Business Owners How do I know if I need co ..read more
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Landscaping Ideas That Make Small Front Yards Look Bigger and Better
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by admin
1y ago
If your small front yard isn’t looking too sharp for your guests and neighbours, there are ways to landscape the space and make a big impact. Whether it’s your first home or not, mastering your small front yard can help bring out its best features and turn it into something truly special for you and your family. Your front yard doesn’t have to be large in order for it to be beautiful and pleasing to the eye. A small front yard can have just as much character and personality as a larger one. Here are some ideas for creating an amazing space—even if yours only measures 15 by 15 feet! Add Patio S ..read more
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The Top Popular Shrub & Hedge Trimming Styles
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by admin
2y ago
Landscaping lawn maintenance is one thing, but hedging your shrubs is another level of landscaping that many people take pride in. If you have small trees and hedges anywhere on your lawn or if you’re looking for hedge ideas, continue reading.  Hedges are great for improving and boosting plant and animal diversity and enabling you to watch birds and other wildlife forage and nest all year round. From planting through care, the many varieties of hedges, shrubs, and border fences are easy to maintain and provide years of enjoyment. Top Popular Hedge Styles There are literally endless possib ..read more
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The Benefits of Adding Automatic Sprinkler System
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by admin
2y ago
Aside from the convenience of having an automatic lawn irrigation system installed in your yard, there are also quite a few interesting benefits. If you’re considering installing an automatic sprinkler to your yard, continue reading.  Added Convenience The major benefit is convenience. With an automatic sprinkler system installed you don’t have to do any of the watering yourself. You simply set it once and forget about it. You don’t need to turn it on at certain times, and you don’t need to be around to turn it off.  Automatic Sprinklers are Fairly Easy to Install Depending on the sy ..read more
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The Benefits of Fertilizing Your Lawn & How To Keep it Green
Turf Medic Ontario Blog
by admin
2y ago
If you’re not fertilizing your lawn yet, you will be after reading these awesome benefits from doing so to keep your lawn beautifully green. As a homeowner, you want to do everything within reason to create a beautiful-looking home that you’re proud of. When it comes to the exterior of your home, your lawn is a big component.  The Benefits of Regularly Fertilizing Your Lawn Provides Essential Nutrients Just as farmers will add fertilizer to their fields to ensure crop growth, homeowners need to be adding fertilizer to ensure healthy grass growth. Over time, the nutrients in your soil beco ..read more
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