Why every New Lawn Installation needs Soil Preparation

Looking to install a new sod lawn? You’ve come to the right place! Unlike seeding, sodding allows homeowners to achieve beautiful established lawns quickly, at any time during the growing season – as long as the ground isn’t frozen or covered with snow! But before you lay your first roll of day fresh sod, it’s […]

Watering Ban Lifted by BC Municipalities

Watering Ban Lifted by BC Municipalities After the heavy rainfall of recent days, Abbotsford and Mission are the first BC Lower Mainland municipalities to lift the watering ban. We expect to see more municipalities to follow suit soon. This is very good news for the many businesses that are in construction, horticulture, agriculture and related industries who have seen […]

September 5th, 2015|Blog, Home Lawn Care, Installing Grass 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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