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Posted by in News, Maintenance on May 22, 2014 .
Having to mow grass regularly is one of the few downsides to life in Ontario in the spring. It’s not the sweat or the exercise, although the work can be punishing. The worst part is having to maintain and contend with a cranky gas-powered lawn mower.
 
This year when many pulled their equipment out of storage, they discovered it was like they had old clunkers. Almost-new lawn mowers, trimmers and blowers without one nick, ding or scratch — was unable to rise to the occasion this year after last season.  Customers unknowingly did harm to their mowers using low grade gas and oil and yanked the starter rope...

Posted by in News, Home Improvement on May 20, 2014 .
 
Many homeowners across the GTA were bombarded by the ice storms and excessive snow from winter. Strong winds and heavy rain brought down numerous trees, countless limbs and many  power lines.  The excessive cleanups and damages ranged from a mess of loose leaves, to fallen branches and trees to extended power outages.
 
Stay on top of pruning - Regularly assess trees for necessary pruning and maintenance. Proper pruning can actually help prevent some storm damage. Pruning a tree while it is young even helps trees to develop a stronger structure of branches. You also want to remove limbs that are too low or close to...
 
When mulching blades work properly, they provide exceptional, improved cutting results.
Alpine carries and provides countless blades, parts and service for various Toro, Honda, Lawn boy, MTD and countless other brands. 
 
If you are looking to improve the look of your lawn, consider a mulching blade.
There are several brands and options to choose from.
 
Be safe and smart whenever handling your blade. Take a rag over the blade and then take the screw off. Now look for the right washer and put the blade back on and ensure the blade is torqued to OEM Specifications. 
 
 
Always make...

Posted by in News on May 14, 2014 .
No matter how long the winter has been for you, you can count on the grass growing again each spring. And while photosynthesis always means there will be a place for weed eaters, chainsaws and hedge trimmers for yard work, the average urban and suburban Canadian no longer finds older, gas-guzzling mowers effective.
 
 
Older mowers are noisy, have a lot more vibration and provide a lot more fumes and smoke This is why manufacturers have been constantly updating their mower versions for decades. 
 
Sure, some vintage mowers are lighter and easier to get along with than their newer cousins, but what’s the point...

Posted by in News, Home Improvement on May 13, 2014 .
 
This winter's bitter cold has left lawns ravaged. Bare spots are the result of any number of maladies that can cause prolonged, costly damage to landscapes including insect pests, fungus, disease, ice, wind, heat, cold, shade, drought or too much moisture and the list goes on. In many cases, however, a major contributor to poor grass is soil compaction.
 
The fact is turfgrass roots, like all plant roots, need oxygen to live and grow.  Compaction is a physical condition that slowly reduces the amount of air in the soil. Walking, mowing and playing (foot traffic including humans and pets) all contribute to 
soil...

Posted by in News, Specials on May 13, 2014 .

Take advantage of Wright’s Seasonal Buying Program at Alpine Lawn and Garden.

The revolutionary Wright Stander Mowers are on sale now.  With lucretive financing options and great savings, now is a great time to buy.   

Designed by former lawn maintenance professionals, Wright mowers are a major step forward in grass-cutting technology. The stand-up design offers grasscutters unmatched power, agility and performance.  The Wright 32" Stander Mower is a top choice for GTA landscapers.  

"With a 32" Wright Stander, Landscapers can easily get through gates, manuever in tight spaces, mow on slopes and transfer the unit...

Posted by in News on May 01, 2014 .
 
You've just bought a shiny new walk mower and you have visions of the best lawn on the block, with deep-green grass so crisp it looks like it belongs in a ballpark. But the safety is the most important part of that program. 
 
Always be safe and smart with your tool thing you can do when operating your mower. Safety glasses, proper footwear and gloves are always recommended. Make sure your safety gear fit comfortably, and allow for safe visibility and operation. Don't forget about your ears! Ear muffs offer the most protection. but even simple earplugs are far better than nothing. 
 
 
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