Moss Removal & Lawn Care

Moss in the lawn is a major problem in the Lower Mainland, especially during the rainy winter months.

Moss takeover is a result of a series of garden problems. Identifying & solving these problems promptly will discourage moss growth in the future.

Moss spores and plants exist naturally in the garden in a harmonious balance with grass. Moss only becomes a problem when the lawn can no longer compete with it. A weakened or stressed lawn can be due to a number of causes. All of these problems can be corrected culturally or chemically.

  • low or unbalanced soil fertility
  • compacted or wet soils
  • heavy shade
  • acidic soil
  • a thick thatch layer

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GardenWorks.ca Feb 1 2014