Aeration and de-compaction reverses the lawns natural settling process enabling the soil to provide a healthy supply of air and water to the grass. It is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the lawn.
Lawn Care Advice
Whether you’re after a play lawn or bowling green everyone will follow similar procedures and methods, though the enthusiast may take two or three times longer over it! Do it right and it'll be easy to maintain; cut corners and you'll regret it!
You’ll never have a good lawn without a little fertiliser. In this topic we explain what makes the best lawn fertiliser, why feeding the lawn is so important and also look at spreaders and fertiliser options so that you can make your lawn green and healthy.
This is an essential part of lawn care and often neglected as it can appear complicated. Therefore, we have hopefully taken the guess work and risk out of with our very SIMPLE lawn fertiliser programmes.
Here are some of the more minor lawn care treatments, problems and safety issues that are still important if you want your lawn to be a pleasure rather than a pain. Ignore them at your peril!
Unfortunately, if your lawn is prone to moss it will only get worse to the point where you have little or no grass left. You are, therefore, going to have to help the grass and if you're smart it can be easier than you think!
Making the right choice of lawn mower can save you a lot of time and money later on. In this section we explore the options available to you and the pro's and con's of the various types of grass cutting equipment.
Mowing has the biggest influence on the condition of your grass. Using the mower correctly will do wonders for the lawn, so follow our advice for the simplest and most cost effective way to improve your garden.
Not all lawn bugs and grubs are bad. A little understanding may result in an appreciation of the benefits of the inhabitant or a solution based around sound lawn care practices rather than chemicals and poisons.
At some point, due to age, use or poor maintenance a lawn is going need repairing and sometimes a complete renovation will be required. In some cases this may not be sufficient and re-instatement may be the only option.
Knowing why and when your lawn needs scarifying or raking is as important as knowing how to go about it. You'll then manage your grass with less effort and bring about a better result in less time.
Soil basics to help you and your lawn get the most out of your soil. It goes without saying that a ‘good’ soil is half the battle but most times you are just going to have to make do with what you’ve got.
Weeds have seasons just like any other plant. This means that those lawn weeds that bother you in the spring may not be around in the autumn. You can therefore only identify and control certain weeds at certain times of year.
You can easily achieve a weed free lawn with a combination of good lawn care practices, manual weeding and the sensible and correct use of the best selective lawn weed killers and sprayers on the market today.