Feeding the grass can be quite confusing with all the different lawn fertilisers available.

Here we simplify the problem to enable you to get a great result.

  • When to Feed the Grass
    How to Feed the Lawn

    When to Feed the Grass

    Follow a few simple rules to apply your lawn fertiliser and get the best results from your grass whether it's a spring, summer or an autumn feed

  • When to Feed New Grass
    Grass Seeding Techniques and Problems

    When to Feed New Grass

    For convenience you can fertilise the seeded lawn area on the day of sowing however, due to changing weather patterns this may not always be best.

  • What is Lawn Fertiliser
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    How do I know what Fertiliser to use on my Lawn?

    You can save time and money and get a better result if you use the correct fertiliser for your lawn. Adjust for these and your grass is 90% of the way there.

  • Test for Clay or Sandy Soil
    How to Feed the Lawn

    Test for Clay or Sandy Soil

    The soil in your lawn controls the amount of fertiliser, air and water to the grass roots, therefore sandy and poor soils should be fed more than clay soils

  • Best Lawn Food for Spring
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Best Lawn Food for Spring

    Knowing what to use to feed your grass in spring can make a big difference to your lawn whilst saving you time and money.

  • Best Lawn Food for Summer
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Best Lawn Food for Summer

    In summer you can use a granular or liquid fertiliser. However, the conditions for application are very important during the warmer and dryer summer months.

  • Best Lawn Food for Autumn
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Best Lawn Food for Autumn

    Autumn fertiliser needs to be able to support the grass nutritionally, give maximum colour to make use of lower autumn light levels and promote deeper roots.

  • Best Lawn Food for Winter
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Best Lawn Food for Winter

    There is plenty of root growth in winter as the lawn soil at root depth is invariably warmer than the air. Keeping the roots fed means a healthy resilient lawn.

  • Best Lawn Fertiliser for Clay Soils
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Best Lawn Fertiliser for Clay Soils

    Clay soil tends to be heavy and dense, with poor drainage and good nutrient retention. Your lawn feed should take this into consideration.

  • Best Lawn Fertiliser for Sandy Soils
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Best Lawn Fertiliser for Sandy Soils

    Sandy soil tends to drain quickly and lacks essential nutrients, so the best lawn fertilizer should provide a generous level of prime nutrients to compensate.

  • Using Seaweed for a Blooming Great Lawn
    How to Feed the Lawn

    Seaweed for a Blooming Great Lawn

    Seaweed promotes health, goodness and biological activity within the grass and the soil producing a greener, stronger and more disease resistant lawn.

  • Instant Green Lawn
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Instant Green Lawn

    Using a proven mix of nutrients you can rapidly enhance the green in your lawn in less than a day. Ideal for application between seasonal feeds or as a standalone fast green-up before an event.

  • Sprayers for Liquid Moss Killer
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    How to Use Liquid Lawn Food

    Liquid feeding of the lawn is suitable from late spring to early autumn during the main growth period in warmer weather.

  • How to Mix Lawn Weed Killer with Fertiliser
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    How to Mix Lawn Weed Killer with Fertiliser

    Here are two simple ways to use weed killer and soluble or granular lawn fertiliser that is easy for you, safe for the grass and deadly for the weeds.

  • Can I Put Fertilizer on by Hand?
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Can I Put Fertilizer on by Hand?

    When spreading fertiliser on the lawn you need to do two simple things otherwise you'll damage the grass: spread the correct amount and put it on evenly.

  • How to Apply Lawn Fertilizer
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    How to Apply Lawn Fertilizer

    There is only one way to spread fertiliser on your grass safely and evenly and that is with a rotary or broadcast spreader; not by hand or with a drop spreader

  • When to Water my Lawn after Fertilising
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    When to Water my Lawn; Before or After Fertilising?

    Watering-in a fertiliser treatment is necessary for fine powdery products such as weed and feed so try using a fertiliser that doesn’t need watering in!

  • How Long does Lawn Fertilizer take to Work?
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    How Long does Lawn Fertilizer Take to Work?

    There are three factors that control how long fertiliser takes to work. The availability of moisture, the temperature and the type of fertiliser.

  • Why isn't my Lawn Fertiliser Dissolving?
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Why isn't my Lawn Fertiliser Dissolving?

    Lawn fertiliser may not completely dissolve in to the grass for a variety of reasons. Most of them are good and better for a healthy lawn!

  • What Lawn Fertiliser is Pet Friendly?
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    What Lawn Fertiliser is Pet Friendly?

    Use a granular or pelleted feed without weed killer or iron that is slow-release. These settle deep into the grass pretty much out of reach of dogs and cats.

  • Grass Cutting Tips and Tricks
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Aftercut Lawn Care Pros and Cons

    Aftercut is very similar to ‘weed and feed’. There are those with weed killer and those without. Do not use the one with weed killer on a regular basis.

  • Lawn 'Weed and Feed'
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Lawn 'Weed and Feed'

    'Weed and feed' is a clever lawn care idea. The problem is, for most people it doesn't work leaving stripes, burnt grass and even bigger weeds

  • Fertiliser Storage and Shelf Life
    Lawn Food Do's and Don'ts

    Fertiliser Storage and Shelf Life

    The shelf life of fertilizers can vary widely based on type of fertilizer, storage conditions, and packaging. Here's a guideline for common types of fertilisers.