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Posted by in News on Jul 31, 2014 .

Local Farmers are reaping the benefits of the extra rain the Greater Toronto Area has received so far this spring and summer.

Kelly, a local farmer, said business increases during wet summers, but so has the work. Healthy grass and crops requires more maintenance, but also a much more profittable and sustainable farm.

While farmers spend extra money beautifying their crops and preserving them from excessive r when the grass stays green, he said, compared to years when crops spoil because of a burn-out.

The long, deep-freeze and stormy weather from the winter damaged a lot of roots and crops.  With this exceptionally...

Posted by in News, Specials on Jul 28, 2014 .
Forget big clunky snowthrowers with their complicated levers and calibrations. The new array of single stage Toro Snowthrowers is compact, designed for ease, speed and mobility. Just fire it up, engage the auger and go. 
 
Make moving snow a breeze!  Stop shovelling and explore all the benefits having a snowthrower can offer.
 
Toro's 721 Power Clear Series can move up to 1800 pounds of snow per minute and handle whatever is in it's path. From hard, compacted snow to the icy, slush.  Toro's Single Stage Blowers helped countless Canadians deal with one of the worst Winter's Ever!  
 
For smaller jobs, Toro has...
 
There’s nothing like the approach of bad weather to get everyone in its expected path thinking about generators. But for some prospective buyers, the noise and the quality of power that a portable generator supplies is a turn-off. That’s where an inverter model comes in. Using new technology, inverter generators deliver cleaner power and are typically quieter, lighter, and more energy efficient. But as far as Consumer Reports is concerned Honda's EU7000i is the best of the best.
 
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Posted by in News, Home Improvement on Jul 17, 2014 .
 
It appears as if the mowing season will be continuing throughout the summer. As the gentle hums of the neighborhood power tools and mouth-watering smell of barbeque fill the air, more and more local residents want to enjoy their yards and landscapes; rather than work to maintain them.
 
The excessive rains and cooler temperatures have made for quite a workout. A lot of homeowners are "making it easy" by upgrading to practical, time-saving tools that improve the look of your yard quickly, safely and effectively.
 
There's no need to curse an older, unproductive tool. Make yardwork fun again!  We have a number...

Posted by in Product Reviews, News on Jul 10, 2014 .
 
The Stihl 16.5 inch 36 Volt cordless lawnmower is powered by a rechargeable battery that's said to be the most reliable Lithium-Ion battery in the lawn equipment industry. 
 
Older, heavier mowers are made of steel, heavy and takes several pulls and gas priming to get it started. She's thought about buying a new mower and was interested in trying out the new battery operated RMA Stihl Stihl Mower. 
 
Having experiences with a number of cordless mower options, We were impressed by some of the RMA 370's functionality. The battery easily slides in, everything adjusts smoothly and it's just easy to use. You can...

Posted by in News, Home Improvement on Jul 09, 2014 .
 
 
If you still insist on bagging your lawn clippings.  You’re mowing your lawn wrong. 
 
Bagging grass is leaching money from your wallet. You’re spending more money on watering, fertilizer, pesticide, and maintenance than you have to.
 
If you want to go easier on your wallet, and the environment, you need to ditch the bag. Just leave those grass clippings where they fall.
 
 
Why?  They act as a natural fertilizer, putting the nutrients back into the soil that the grass took out on it’s way up. That means you can spend a little less on fertilizer.
 
And if your lawn is...

Posted by in News, Home Improvement on Jul 09, 2014 .
As the hot summer becomes dry and humid, you will want to keep an eye on the health of your landscape plants.
 
Summer drought is normal and is an issue every year. However, If there are a greater number of days in which the temperature exceeds 90 degrees, the stress on plants, grass and your body increases.
 
Be sure to tend to your plants and conserve water when the mercury rises for extended periods of time:
 
1. Water your landscape strategically. Water early in the morning when temperatures are lower. Water plants infrequently and deeply prior to and during drought. Saturate the area to a depth of 8 to...
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