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Organic Lawn Care Blog

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Watering In A Heatwave

Water your lawn first thing in the morning, before the heat of the day.

A thorough, deep watering of about 20 minutes per area twice a week is best.

This is far more effective than short watering 3-4 times per week.

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Broadleaf Plantain

The plantain weed, commonly known as broadleaf plantain, is actually a perennial herb that provides us with many medicinal and culinary uses, despite being a despised lawn weed.

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Creamed Spinach

Substitute plaintain weed leaves in this creamed spinach recipe for truly unique wild cooking treat.

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Plantain Recipes

Here's an interesting collection of plantain recipes to try for both medicinal use as well as something different from the kitchen.

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Lawn Soil Preparation

The first step to a healthy lawn is the lawn soil preparation itself. A good foundation means years of easier lawn maintenance.

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Soil Evaluation

Soil evaluation is the first step in the process of having a healthy lawn.

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Summer Lawn Care

Our summer lawn care tips give you the advice you'll need to adjust to the hot, dry, conditions of summer and how they affect your lawncare maintenance.

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Lawn Dethatching

It might be time for a lawn dethatching.

Excessive amounts of thatch can prevent moisture, oxygen, and needed nutrients from penetrating the soil.

It can also become a breeding ground that harbors lawn diseases and insects.

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Eating Dandelions?

If you don't succeed with killing dandelions, perhaps you'd consider eating them instead.

Have a look at our dandelion recipes for some inspiring cooking ideas.

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Killing Dandelions

A few weeks ago, here in the Kawarthas of Ontario, many lawns put on their own display of beautiful yellow.

Now, it's only beautiful if you like dandelions! If you don't, and want some tips on how to kill them, have a look at the link below.

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