How To Keep Your Vancouver Lawn Safe from the Chafer Beetle

How To Keep Your Vancouver Lawn Safe from the Chafer Beetle Noticed some unwanted guests in your neighbourhood? Lurking just a few inches beneath your Vancouver lawn there might be a menace squirming in your topsoil, chewing through your root system of your turf and grass. From New Westminster to Burnaby, Richmond and the western […]

December 12th, 2014|Blog, Grass Turf Residential, Home Lawn Care, Municipal Turf|

Drought Resistant Low Water Sod, Water Sustainability and Your Water Bill

Drought Resistant Low Water Sod, Water Sustainability and Your Water Bill This month, we introduce our new Low Water Sod, our most environmentally-friendly commercial grass sod product that requires the least amount of watering. It’s what our customers have been demanding; our Canadian summers are getting warmer – and just a short trip away from […]

August 6th, 2014|Blog, Grass Turf Residential, Municipal Turf|

5 Tips to Get the Right Landscaper for Your Grass Lawn

5 Tips to Get the Right Landscaper for Your Grass Lawn It’s not too much to ask that your landscaper refrain from grinding donuts into your front lawn while riding a lawn mower (See the video below. Yes, people do that). Then again, it doesn’t take much bad behavior to ruin new grass turf. Proper installation […]

Benefits of Grass Turf Lawns vs. Rock Gardens and Artificial Grass

Benefits of Grass Turf Lawns vs. Rock Gardens and Artificial Grass Your neighbour’s lush green grass lawn has a long pedigree. Grass turf lawns have been a feature of Canadian and American homes since the earliest colonies laid down roots in an otherwise wild landscape. Back then, rock gardens were effectively an oxymoron and artificial […]

Installing a Turf Lawn vs. Seeding Grass. What You Need to Know

Installing a Turf Lawn vs. Seeding Grass. What You Need to Know

When new customers approach our turf farm for a quote and questions about service, they’re often coming from a position of experience: they’ve previously opted to seed a lawn and are unhappy with their results.

Our homeowner customers want a lush, green lawn that gives their property curb-appeal. Commercial building owners also don’t want to take a chance that a seeded lawn turns patchy, potentially turning a landmark, architecturally-impressive multi-million dollar property into an eyesore.

When deciding to use an installed grass turf or use seed, we find one of the biggest considerations is time: having a lush, green lawn in just 2 weeks instead of two months or more is a big deciding factor for most people, as many of our customers and landscaping partners can attest. Lawns that use our turf can also be used for light recreation virtually from the start – while seeded lawns that are still growing out months later can still have “Keep off the grass” signs featuring prominently.

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How We Grow Grass on Our Turf Farms

How We Grow Grass on Our Turf Farms Growing high-quality grass on our 500 acres of turf farms is a big operation. Even some of our longtime residential and commercial customers don’t necessarily know what goes into it: some might think it’s a simple matter of harvesting what nature gives us. The truth is that […]