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Tips for Spring Lawn Care Treatment  

Spring Lawn Care Tip #1: Raking
Raking will be your first task of spring lawn care. As you survey your lawn in spring, see if there are any matted patches, in which the grass blades are all stuck together. This can be caused by a disease known as "snow mold." New grass may have difficulty penetrating these matted patches. But a light raking will be sufficient to solve this problem.
 
Spring Lawn Care Tip #2: Check for Compaction
If your lawn is subjected to high levels of traffic year after year, it may…

Backyard Patio Parties 

Although the initial planning of an outdoor dinner party may be stressful, you are sure to see all of your worries wash away once guests get a glimpse of your incredible table setting. After all, once the guest list and the menu are all taken care of, the next order of business is of course a stunning table. However, what are you to do if the patio table that you happen to have on your backyard patio deck is just not quite perfect? 

You are going to need a large table to comfortably accommodate at least…

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Backyard Patio Deck Furniture 

A comfortable patio deck area is achieved by including a right set of outdoor furniture. The must-have patio furniture can include benches, tables, chairs, swings and even hammocks. A well-planned outside living space is certain to create a comfortable area for anyone to just sit and relax on. Here are some of the most popular furniture pieces for the patio: 
Tables
 
Outdoor patio tables are available in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes. A significant point to get right relates to the material used in…

Outdoor Landscape Lighting 

As the weather warms up, an increasing amount of people are spending time in their outdoor living areas, especially since our summers in Laval are so short. Many houses now have outdoor kitchens, wooden decks, paved stone patios, and beautiful gardens where homeowners can unwind. In all these areas, the outdoor lighting plays an important role.

Outdoor lighting designs can set the mood of your outdoor living areas. When adding landscape lighting, it is important consider the aesthetic value of a properly lit…

Laval Lawn Watering Restriction hours 2020  

With Laval water hour restrictions in effect for Laval homeowners, it is important to adapt your lawn care practices in order to maintain a healthy green lawn throughout the summer. This stress on lawns can be greatly reduced with careful planning to adapt the sod to grow and thrive with less water than we were accustomed to applying in the past.   

The 3 key factors:

  1. Reducing the Frequency of Watering  
  2. Adjust Mowing Height  
  3. Proper Fertilization  

Reducing the frequency of watering
A deep…

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