How to Save Water with Your Irrigation System

The United Nations designated March 22 as World Water Day to focus on water conservation and to advocate its sustainable usage. Since clean water is a valuable resource, it’s important to take steps for its conservation, or else we will run out of it. We use water in multiple ways. For example, drinking, cooking, bathing, washing clothes, watering lawns, etc. The use of clean water increases during summer, as people drink more water, fill their swimming pools and water their lawns more frequently. To help you water your lawn efficiently, without wasting water, we have some irrigation tips that can... Read more

5 Ways to Get Your Sprinkler System Winter Ready

Fall is almost at an end. Winter is coming. With it, we in the western hemisphere say goodbye to the green around us as we get ready for snow. It’s tempting to join the bears and squirrels and hibernate the cold away, but your lawn will suffer in the future as a result. Before you buckle down for the winter, you need to make sure your sprinkler system is ready. It needs to be in tip-top shape for when the weather warms up and your grass needs regular watering. Here are five ways to get started. Know Your Sprinkler Package... Read more

6 Ways to Give Your Sprinklers a Boost before Spring

With the coming of Spring, you may find yourself more happy and hopeful. The temperature warms up, and birds start to sing, but there’s something missing…Your lawn--it’s not getting any greener. [caption id="attachment_402" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Image Credit - Pinterest.com[/caption] Most of us would turn on the irrigation and not think about it, but if there’s a problem with your irrigation system then your lawn will suffer. Fear not. There’s six things you can do to get your sprinklers working properly again, and get your lawn season appropriate! 1) Check Your Soil The first thing you should do is make sure you... Read more

No More Woes: Save Your Lawn from Sprinkler Leaks

Sprinklers are the modern solutions to every homeowner’s lawn watering woes. Oh, how insane it feels when we wake up to a freshly watered lawn (with happiness obviously). Isn’t it the most wonderful feeling when that one perfect thing just outside the porch demands absolutely nothing, and just happens on its own? How elated are we when the neighbors are as green as our lawn? The air of pride seems to flow both in and around us. [caption id="attachment_393" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Image Credit: pinterest.com[/caption] But this might prove to be a really short-lived juncture if the sprinklers stop functioning properly.... Read more

Lawn Watering – The Ultimate Lawn Care Guide

So you water your lawn every day? You water it more than your neighbor does? You take a lot more care than what others do? Oh, has it reached the extent of cutting down business meetings, for the sake of a lush green lawn? [caption id="attachment_384" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Sprinkler system is watering the lawn[/caption] That was just another referral on his routine call for the solution to the perfect lawn watering system. As a reputed lawn care company that has been working on this field for quite some time now, we usually ask clients a few questions first:- Does the... Read more

Lawn Irrigation: Tricks to Help You Save Water

838 million cubic meters of water was used for irrigation in 2010 alone. Majority consumers of this water were British Columbia (28%) and Alberta (59%). More than 60% of this water was used in the South Saskatchewan drainage region. This Earth Day lets pledge to save the earth and one of her precious gifts – water. One of the main concerns of water wastage or overuse has been improper usage of water in lawn irrigation. Here is how you can contribute to save water and pledge your allegiance to Mother Earth:- Take proper care of your soil Adding in organic matter... Read more

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Lawn-Care Scams

We are back to that time of the year – where we notice a rise in temperatures; the smell of fresh-cut grass also fills the air. Let’s cut it short. Based on the experiences that were brought to light in 2014, against lawn-care services, we bring to you a few tips on the better maintenance of your lawns. Be Wary, Be Smart Lawn-care providers need to be extra careful, when it comes to dealing with lawn-care customers. We are not necessarily manifesting that all lawn-care companies are in the market are scam champs. What we mean is, a little more... Read more

What 6 Things You Must Never Do to Your Lawn

Is the grass greener on your neighbor’s side? Are you turning pale with worries seeing your turf droop? How can you achieve that opulent lush green look for your lawn? Well, you need not have costly lawn services or high-tech sprinkler systems to do this. A few simple lawn maintenance steps can help you master the art of lawn maintenance and thereby keeping it green. Stop using salt to melt ice: Winters are the worst of times for your lawn. Ice, sleet, snow or freezing rain; every element can be a hazardous. Most people in cold climate areas have stone... Read more

Top 5 Lawn Care Business Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Lawn care is increasingly becoming one of the most crowded and competitive businesses. Though you may have done tons of marketing and numerous opportunities to get your business going, but you will still need to get your business going both online and offline. All of this information breeds confusion; leading to mistakes. Here are 5 mistakes you will need to avoid when marketing for your lawn care business:- Bad Social Media Marketing Social media marketing is increasingly becoming common with small business marketing; though, till date, it is misunderstood by a number of people. In recent times we have seen... Read more