Spring Clean Scarification

By | 21/11/2016

Achieve a lush, green lawn with a spring scarification treatment Grass is a plant which continually grows new leaves. Old, diseased, damaged leaves, uncollected lawn clippings and debris from the winter rot down into the lawn. This can build up as a layer of dead organic matter just above the surface of the soil. This layer of material… Read More »

Heavy Scarification

By | 21/11/2016

Is your lawn full of moss and extremely thick? Grass is a plant which continually grows new leaves. Old, diseased, damaged leaves and uncollected lawn clippings from mowing stay on the lawn and build up as a layer of dead organic matter just above the surface of the soil. This is exaggerated if the lawn has been over… Read More »

Question: Crane flies for ten years

By | 10/09/2020

I received this interesting question in August 2020 about crane flies attacking a lawn year after year. “We’ve had leatherjackets now for ten plus years, gradually getting worse every year. We were of the understanding that crane flies return to where they were larvae.” This is an interesting question about crane flies. Find out more about them and if they return.

Mowing your lawn around lawn treatments

By | 18/07/2020

I am often asked about mowing your lawn around lawn treatments. I am flexible as to when I visit to apply a treatment and will always be able to work around your mowing schedule, if needed. Mowing around your lawn treatments can be a little complicated. It depends on the condition of the lawn and treatments which are… Read More »

COVID-19 – Suspension of lawn treatments

By | 04/05/2020

Following Government advice and guidance concerning the Coronavirus outbreak, I have taken the decision to suspend lawn treatments and visits whilst travel restrictions remain in place. With all Government guidance urging the nation to come together to fight the spread of the virus I feel that this is the only course of action at this difficult time.

Leatherjackets in your lawn? Follow these steps …

By | 10/04/2020

The spring of 2020 has seen a huge rise in the number of leatherjackets infecting lawns. Two mild winters and a damp summer combined with the eradication of any controls has resulted in an explosion in numbers of the insects. If your lawn looks to be suffering, have a dig around, you may find the culprit. So what do you do if you find leatherjackets in your lawn?


By | 03/09/2019

The Lawn Man’s lawn care service provides high quality, reliable lawn treatments for Sidmouth and surrounding villages. My name is Kris Lord and I am The Lawn Man. I provide a professional, affordable, lawn care service to all domestic lawns in the Sidmouth area of East Devon. I have owned my own lawn care business for nearly ten… Read More »

4 tips to prepare your lawn for spring

By | 22/02/2019

As winter fades and spring approaches it is time to start planning for the new growing season. Your lawn has a tough time during the winter and will be keen to produce new leaves as soon as the weather warms. So what is the best way to take advantage of the new spring season? After my top tips… Read More »

Budleigh Salterton

By | 05/02/2019

The Lawn Man provides a professional lawn care service for Budleigh Salterton. My name is Kris and I am The Lawn Man. I supply a professional and reliable lawn care service to all lawns in the Budleigh Salterton area of Devon. I have been in the lawn care industry since 2010 and have provided hundreds of customers with an… Read More »