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Nigel's Pruning Workshop - March 2...
Come learn how to prune and care for your fruit trees. When: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 11am-12noon Where: Campbell River Garden Centre Cost: $...
Welcome 2019!
Welcome to a brand new year in the garden! February HoursMonday to Saturday 11-4Closed Sundays Note: in case of snow we generally close the store....
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Thank you to all of our customers for a wonderful year at the Garden Centre. Our store is now closed for winter break. We will Re-Open February 1st...

Lawn Care

Moss in your Lawn

Is your lawn really mossy this Spring?

In Campbell River, our soil naturally tends to be quite acidic, and that is not ideal for lawns.  Acidic soil becomes mossy quite quickly.  If your yard is shady or if you have large conifer trees on your property your soil will be even more acidic, and your lawn can tend to have even more moss.     

Here are some tips on dealing with moss.

1)  Measuring your lawn area. 

 The average homeowner's lawns measure between 3000 and 4000 square feet for front and back lawns combined.  If your lawn is not average, you should measure it.  A long pace is about 3 feet so it can be measured in a very small amount of time.  A 40’ X 50’ lawn is 2000 square feet.  If you have the same 40’X 50’ size lawn front and back you would have 4000 square feet in total.

 

2)  Getting rid of existing moss.

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