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Autumn Lawn Care in Ottawa

Autumn is upon us and winter rapidly drawing near, and you are most likely not spending much time thinking about your lawn. But with its cooler temperatures and sporadic rainfall, autumn is the idyllic time to make provisions for your lawn for next spring. Many...

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Storing Your Lawn Mower

The mowing season is slowly but surely drawing to a close, and before you know it winter will be on your doorstep. As soon as you are finished with mowing for the year, swap out any worn parts and lock away your machine appropriately to help safeguard it, and keep it...

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Autumn Clean-up Tips

Autumn is just around the bend. The leaves will start out with gorgeous colours, but eventually, end up as a mess on your lawn. The clean-up of autumn leaves is not a chore most homeowners look forward to. Some even wonder if it is obligatory to rake the leaves. Don’t...

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What is The Best Time of Day to Cut Your Lawn?

If you are anything like the typical homeowner, you may often find yourself asking about the best time of day to mow your Lawn. To help answer that question, general rules are: do not use your lawn mower when the grass is wet or damp or during the heat of the day....

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How to Remove Tree Stumps from Your Lawn

Trees play a significant role in adding splendour, attractiveness, and shade to your lawn. Yet, over time they may have to be cut down due to disease or misfortunate mishaps. When that occurs, you are left to deal with the stump that remains. There are plenty methods...

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Chainsaw Maintenance Tips

Chainsaws, like any power-driven gear, need upkeep and a bit of TLC, especially if you want them in tip top shape. It is not only a matter of convenience, but it can be a matter of safety as well. A dull or poorly serviced chainsaw will not cut well. This will force...

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Lawn Mower Troubleshooting Tips

It can happen to the best of us. In the blink of an eye, your chief landscaping sidekick can experience a little setback. Frequent lawn mower maintenance practices help prevent problems, plus it lengthens the life of your equipment. But even with adequate love and...

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Simple Steps to Keep Your Lawn Mower in Top Shape

The summer is here and your mower whether walk behind or sitting, has been getting some work in since Spring. Make sure you use the following tips to improve your maintenance routine and to keep your mower running all summer long. Clean your engines  Clean engines run...

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Summer Lawn Care

For the spring season, your lawn care regimen is focused on waking it up and getting it healthy and green, while your summer lawn care is focused on keeping it healthy in the blistering heat with little or no rainfall. You must also ensure that it can survive all the...

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Clever Garden Recycling With Lawn Clippings

It must be easy for you to think about how often you mow your lawn every year and the pounds of clippings that you must clean up each time. Normally, you would simply throw these clippings away, right? To be taken away by garbage trucks, and sooner or later find their...

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