5 Ways You Can Help the Burning Amazon Rainforest in B.C.

Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is on fire.  This isn’t the first time the world’s most diverse ecosystem is burning. So far, nearly 73,000 fires have been recorded this year. That’s almost two times the number of fires from last year.  The Amazon rainforest produces 20 percent of the Earth’s oxygen and absorbs carbon from the atmosphere. […]

August 29th, 2019|Blog, Grass Turf Residential|

Why We’re Harvesting the First-Ever Certified Drought Tolerant Sod in BC

Here at Western Turf Farms, we believe that a move towards more environmentally-friendly sod is the right way to go. That’s why we’re excited to announce that we’ll be the first to grow and harvest 50 acres of the first-ever certified drought-tolerant sod in British Columbia.  What makes our sod drought-tolerant?  The sod blend is […]

Mowing Your Lawn for its Beauty or for Your Health

Summer is here and mowing is on the schedule whether you were ready for it to be or not. Before you start Googling “mowing companies near me,” know the facts. Beautiful, healthy lawns don’t just happen overnight (unless of course, you install our sod), but a great lawn doesn’t necessarily require professional maintenance. At the […]

June 28th, 2017|Blog, Grass Turf Residential, Home Lawn Care|

How to Choose the Best Landscaping Company for You

Whether it’s from “time to time” or “all the time,” there comes a point in every homeowner’s life when the possibility of hiring a landscape company becomes a topic of conversation. Before selecting a landscaping company, here are a few things you should know: Consider Which Landscaping Services are Needed Landscaping companies come in all […]

April 5th, 2017|Blog, Grass Turf Residential, Home Lawn Care|

Understanding Winter Kill for Homeowners

Did winter kill your lawn? As temperatures rise and residential landscapes begin to green up, homeowners may notice that large sections of their lawns are looking dead. In the turf care industry, we often refer to this phenomenon as “Winter Kill.” Under some conditions, even the cool season grasses predominately used in Western Canadian lawns […]

March 7th, 2017|Grass Turf Residential, Home Lawn Care|