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Clare Ottenbreit

Clare Ottenbreit is the Yard Dawgs Content Manager. In her Marketing role she coordinates and manages content, social media engagement and blogs. Clare has a diploma in Journalism from the Southern Alberta Institute of technology. In addition to working with Yard Dawgs, she is an avid hiker and runner. She loves the new challenges that comes from working with the Yard Dawgs team and enjoys accepting the challenges everyday brings.


How To KILL Chinch Bugs Before They DESTROY Your Lawn

      The silent killers from the East have unfortunately found their way to the West. The hairy, black, white and orange spotted insect known as the..

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How To Control Weeds In Lawn

When To Put Weed Control On Lawn  

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Chinch Bugs: The Pests That Will Annihilate Your Lawn

“I could look down into the thatch and see 30-40 of them in a 1’ x 1’ area.”       Only a handful of lawn pests have the capacity to completely..

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How To Repair Lawn Damaged By Dog Urine

      Your dog’s urine is killing your lawn because of the nitrogen content in their pee. Applying excess amounts of nitrogen to your grass will..

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How And When To Apply Fertilizer

      Like most aspects of lawn care, fertilization should be completed during a certain season or time of the year to ensure the best results. Here..

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The Best Fertilizer Products To Buy At A Local Hardware Store [DIY]

      Even though the “Do It Yourself” market is not our customer base, we get asked about the DIY side of lawn care on a regular basis and thought..

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How To Get Rid Of Clover In Your Lawn

What Is Clover?  

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Lawn Care Tips For Each Season [+Equipment Needed]

      Depending on the task you are tackling, the equipment you’ll need to use may require a rental or it may be as simple as heading to your garden..

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How To Kill Weeds Without Killing Your Lawn [Never Buy This!]

      Having a beautiful lawn comes at a price. Either you spend a moderate amount of money (about $80-150) and spend a good amount of time doing it..

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How To Seed And Repair Bare Spots On Your Lawn

      Seeding your lawn is important because, regardless of how much time you spend in your yard, your lawn is bound to thin and brown as it ages...

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