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Grass Roots Lawn Service is a small, fully insured,
family-run grass cutting business, located in
Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
Grass Roots Lawn Service:
Grass Roots Lawn Service performs both
and Commercial lawn mowing.
3. Our lawn mowing service includes
line trimming and debris blowing from driveways and walkways. We trim
along the foundation of your home, around your garage and tool shed,
fence lines, around trees and bushes, flower beds, along sidewalks and
curbs, and ditches. Our powerful professional Stihl gasoline-powered
back-pack air blowers add the finishing touch by removing debris from
the hard surfaces around your home.
Service use reliable, quality equipment consisting of 54”
John Deere Zero-Turn Mower, 20” John Deere Mower, Stihl Professional
Trimmers and Stihl 200 mph gasoline-powered backpack blowers.
Our Haliburton Highlands grass cutting service is satisfaction
guaranteed—if you are not completely satisfied with our service—it’s
6. We care about our customers—and
7. Grass Roots Lawn Service
leaves your residence neat and tidy—or it’s free!
We love grass cutting
and take pride in how we do it!
9. Our Haliburton
Highlands lawn service is reliable, efficient and offer all our lawn
service customers premium grass cutting at a competitive price.
And best of all, We show up!™
Grass Roots Lawn Service is your INSURED
Highlands Ontario Grass
Nothing runs like a Deere
Grass Roots Lawn
Service is a successful Haliburton Highlands grass cutting service
which has been built on a foundation of satisfied customers. We get
most of our new clients from referrals. We feel that a properly cut and
manicured lawn is a beautiful sight and speaks louder than any
billboard or advertisement.
It is to your
advantage to contact us early in the Spring before we are booked-up for
I have clients that range from having large country estates to smaller town homes, cottage and home lots, fields that are several acres, business and commercial locations that are large and small.
Potential clients often ask by telephone or e-mail, what is my hourly rate. I explain that until I visit the property, it is impossible to price it fairly. There are too many considerations and variables that come into play such as what size machine(s) must be used, are there flower beds, trees and bushes, pathways, driveways, distance to property, are there other properties that I manage nearby, etc. I need to know how long it will take to cut and trim the property. Time spent getting to and from the property is also a consideration.
Grass Roots Lawn
is always looking to accommodate new lawn cutting customers.
matter what the situation — Residential or Commercial —
Grass Roots Lawn Service is dedicated to
health and beauty of your lawn. If you have any questions regarding our
grass cutting service, or would like a price quote or estimate, please
contact us by E-mail
Usually there's a reason a service or product is "cheap." Value and cheap are different. Value means best product/service for the dollar spent. Cheap is just that. Our prices are very competitive and often lower than the "big outfits / Companies."
are healthiest when mowed at a height of 2.5 - 3 inches or
on the type of grass and
the mulched clippings are left on the lawn.
Grass cut any less than two inches can result in significantly less
tolerance to diseases, insect damages, heat and drought. If cut too
short, your lawn will be exposed to higher incidence of
insects, diseases, and weeds. Lawns that are cut at proper length will
resist drying out during hot, arid weather and will require less
watering. Not only that, your lawn will look much better than lawns
that are cut short. There is nothing uglier than lawns that are cut so short that the earth is visible and the grass has dried out and turns to a brown colour.
is some information that I gleaned from a Forum on Commercial Lawn
Maintenance. www.lawnsite.com It was a science project at a high school in Wisconsin.
The varieties of grasses are a mixture of Kentucky Blue grasses.
Increase (%) -----12%-----17%-----21%------23%
particular, notice that soil temperature rise significantly in
lawns that are cut short resulting in grass that usually
requires much higher volumes of water. By the way, the
long-range 2016 Summer weather forecast for Haliburton Highlands is
hotter and drier than normal.
Height—Most cool-climate grass types such
as fescue and
Kentucky bluegrass have
a recommended cutting height between 2.5 and 4
inches. We generally cut grass at 3 to 3.5
inches because a lawn cut at this
height will have a deeper root system and be more resistant to weeds
and disease than shorter cut grass. During hotter and drier weather, a
lawn cut at these heights will not brown out as quickly, and soil
temperatures will be significantly lower.
for reasons that do not make any sense to me, some people insist on
shaving their turf right down to the dirt. Not only does the lawn look
terrible, cutting lawns short is one of the best ways to kill grass. If
like grass cut to the dirt, call one of my competitors because I refuse
grass that short. It's very hard on your grass and my equipment.
To those who think that cutting grass very short, believing that they can get away with cutting bi-weekly, think again. Cutting grass shorter actually "signals" grass to grow more quickly! In two weeks' time, the grass will be the same height--or longer--than had the lawn been cut longer. It will also look terrible.
Frequency—Regular weekly or bi-weekly mowing helps a lawn
resist weeds, insects and disease. Infrequent mowing causes too much
grass to be removed at one time! Infrequently-mowed grass also produces
a lawn that looks thin, spotty or burned. Lawns cut
weekly remain looking better between cuts than bi-weekly
a general rule, grass should not be
cut more than one-third of the length of your grass. Grass
will go into shock if too much is removed at a single cut.
vs. Bagging—Mulching grass clippings is an excellent way to
return valuable nutrients and organic material to your lawn. Finely-cut
clippings contain approximately 80% water, 5% nitrogen, 1% phosphorous
and 2% potassium. The nitrogen component of grass clippings can provide
about one-third of the yearly nitrogen requirement of grass. On the
other hand, bagging clippings robs your lawn of these valuable
nutrients from your lawn. Bagging grass from lawns is also significantly more expensive. More time spent at your property means more money out of your pocket.
have proved that clippings left on lawns result in healthier grass that
is less prone to diseases. Mulched grass clippings also contain organic
fertilizer, nutrients and minerals, and significant amounts of nitrogen
that are returned to the soil if the clippings are left on the lawn. Grass will grow up through the mulched clippings in a couple of days.
Roots Lawn Service—when asked—will perform applications of
slow release fertilizer which ensures steady vegetative growth, a
dramatic increase in density of turf, improved root development,
superior disease and weed resistance, winter hardiness and maintains
that deep-green colour. Our fertilizers are slow release, which allow
your lawn a continuous and even-feeding throughout the season.
My Thoughts on bi-weekly grass cutting...
I had a client who said to me, "My lawn never grows very fast, so please cut every other week." I told her if her lawn takes off and grows more quickly, as in the Spring when everything grow more quickly, she will need to have her lawn cut on a weekly basis.
Her lawn did indeed "take-off" and she complained about the large amount of grass clippings left on her lawn after being cut and trimmed. It was obvious the lawn should be cut weekly. Two weeks later I came back to an overgrown lawn again. That was the last time I mowed that customer's lawn. Most people who care about the appearance of their property cut their grass weekly. Some cut their lawn more often during high-growth. Bi-weekly cut and trim is feasible during drier weather.
This is the typical scenario for properties that are cut and trimmed by-weekly that should be cut each and every week. Into the second week the lawn starts to look shaggy and can begin the going-to-seed process. It takes longer to cut grass when the grass is roughly double the length, takes longer to trim property lines, along driveways and around flower beds. Twice as much clippings are deposited on the lawn and can smother and kill lawns. Grass should not be cut more than one-third of its total length. I charge more to cut lawns bi-weekly.
Often, people who want their lawns mowed bi-weekly also want it cut SHORT. Their erroneous rationale is that it will be shorter 2 weeks later. In fact, it's a well-known fact that cutting grass short will cause it to "spurt" in growth. Leaving it an inch longer results in grass growing more slowly than shorter cut grass. Short cuts also invite weeds and the soil beneath the grass dries out more quickly during dry spells.
We service areas that include Haliburton, Minden, Ingoldsby, West Guilford, Carnarvon, Donald, Lochlin, Kashagawigamog Road, Kushog, Bob Lake, Halls Lake, Brady Lake,
Boshkung, Maple Lake, Green Lake, Grass Lake, Kinmount, Cranberry Lake, Head Lake, Pine Lake and Eagle Lake Road.