Category: Lawn Care

How Can Sprinkler System Installation Impact Your Lawn in Vaughan?

Are you wondering whether it is worth installing a sprinkler on your Vaughan home’s lawn? The answer is a big yes. A sprinkler system is the most efficient way to water your lawn. Sprinkler system installation is an excellent long-term investment for homeowners, as it not only saves water, time and money but improves the equity of your home. When you have an irrigation system installed by licensed professionals, it will keep your lawn healthy and take a lot of maintenance work off your plate. Still, many homeowners wonder whether it is worth the hefty price tag. So, let’s talk... Read more

Winter Lawn Preparation Guide (How to Get Started Now!)

Your lawn’s growth slows with the arrival of fall which means it’s time for winter lawn preparation. Indeed, beginning your prep in fall helps avoid damage and ensures that your lawn is ready for winter weather. But how? In this post we discuss winter preparation so your lawn will not only endure harsh weather but reap the benefits when spring comes back. How to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter With winter’s arrival, nearly all turf grass goes dormant. Are you worried about how to take care of your lawn so it regains its glory next spring? Follow this guide suggested... Read more

Do you know the 5 signs which indicate your lawn irrigation system need repair

A well-watered lawn is essential to any healthy Toronto-area garden. It can also increase your home’s value by as much as 15%. But problems with your sprinkler irrigation system can cause many difficulties, like dry patches, soil erosion, and wasted water and money. Ignoring faults in the sprinkler system can make the situation even worse. That’s why when you notice any irrigation system problem you should contact Green Valley. We offer top-quality lawn irrigation system repair in the Toronto area. How do you spot if an irrigation system repair is needed? Here are five warning signs that can save you... Read more

5 Useful Ways to Get Rid of Moles from Your Lawn

Are you facing a tough time removing moles from your lawn? If so, then consider this informative post where our experts are going over several home remedies to get rid of moles. Although these carnivores can be good for your garden as they eat larvae of pest insects, they can damage the grass and other vegetation when they dig the ground. Also, their underground tunnels can make way for other rodents to access the plants. Thus, to spare the unpleasing sight of a ruined picturesque garden, consider the following helpful tips in this blog-post by Green Valley Irrigation. Find their... Read more

Tips to Maintain Your Lawn This Spring

As the warmer weather approaches, we begin thinking about spending more time outdoors. Whether you’re having a barbecue or just relaxing under the sun, you will want your yard to look incredible at all times. Doing this isn’t as easy as it sounds, but a bit of effort from your end to keep your lawn healthy this spring can improve the soil condition, prevent weed growth and help your plants have a good life. Here are some landscaping tips to ensure your lawn looks beautiful this spring. Raking the leaves As new leaves grow, you should get rid of the... Read more

Dos and Don’ts of Lawn Care

Everyone admires a perfectly manicured lawn. It enhances a house’s curb appeal and keeps the environment fresh. To achieve a lush, healthy lawn, you need to take care of it. However, many landscapers lack proper information on lawn care and thus fail to maintain a healthy landscape. Today’s blog post throws light on the dos and don'ts of lawn care to help new landscapers keep the lawns in their best shape. Dos Feed and Fertilize Like any living being, your lawn also needs food to grow and stay healthy. Fertilize your lawn with organic fertilizers to provide the necessary nutrients... Read more

5 Lawn Care Tips to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

If you’re planning to sell your home, then an important consideration is curb appeal. It maximizes the overall look of your property and helps attract potential buyers. How a home looks from the outside street enhances its ability to be sold. The secret to a home’s enhanced curb appeal is a beautiful and well-maintained lawn. The outdoor landscape plays a vital role in making the property more attractive and eye-catching. If you have a potential buyer visiting your property in a few days, then here are 5 lawn care tips that can increase your home’s curb appeal. 1) Mow Like... Read more

How to Identify and Remove Common Lawn Weeds: Part-II

In our previous blog post, we discussed how to identify and remove some common lawn weeds. In today’s post, we’ll continue the discussion by explaining how to identify and remove 4 more weeds that are commonly found in lawns. Oxalis Oxalis is also known as ‘wood sorrels’ due to its acidic taste like sorrel (Rumex acetosa). It has characteristic cup-shaped yellow flowers and clover-shaped light green leaves. It is a perennial weed that grows mostly in dry and open spots. It spreads rapidly in warmer regions. This creeper weed grows to a height of around 20 inches and spreads by... Read more

How to Identify and Remove Common Lawn Weeds: Part-I

Weeds are the last thing anyone wants in their lawns. They are difficult to handle and hard to remove entirely. They are so invasive that sometimes, it becomes hard to differentiate between shrubs and weeds. Many gardeners fail to identify common lawn weeds and keep on nurturing them like a shrub. To deal with this problem, here’s a guide to identify and remove common lawn weeds. Crabgrass Crabgrass is an annual weed that is 18” tall and 20” wide. It spreads in the form of a tight, crab-like circle (hence the name). This weed is generally falls into two types,... Read more

5 Types of Drought-Tolerant Lawn Grasses

Drought-tolerant lawn grasses are a great way to conserve water in your lawn. They remain green for an extended period without much water or attention. You can plant them in your lawn to keep it a lush green even during the dry season. If you want to plant drought tolerant grasses in your lawn, then consider these 5 varieties which conserve water and add greenery to your landscape. 1) Buffalo Grass Buffalo grass or Buchloe dactyloides, is widely used by gardeners around the world. It is a perennial grass that has coarse and sharp leaf blades. It enjoys sunlight and... Read more