Question: Patchy lawn in colour and growth

By | 03/08/2019

I received this excellent question in July 2019. A patchy lawn is a common issue and the possible causes of this case are worth exploring further. Alex wrote: Hi Kris, I laid my lawn (turf rolls) almost exactly a year in July 2018. I prepared the surface and placed a rooting fertiliser before laying the turf. It was… 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 »

Soil compaction and lawn aeration

By | 08/02/2019

Soil compaction is one of the most common, but least known problems with lawns in the UK. Around half of the volume of a healthy soil is gaps and channels. These channels allow air and moisture to pass down into the soil, allowing it to “breathe”. Compaction is the act of compressing the soil so that these gaps are no longer there. Read More »

A lawn regeneration example in Exeter

By | 01/02/2019

In the hot summer of 2018 I was called to a beautiful home in Exeter. The owner was having great difficulty with their lawn and had become thoroughly fed up with it. It needed a complete lawn regeneration treatment. This was the state of the lawn when I surveyed it in summer 2018: Problems with the lawn The… Read More »

Why you should feed your lawn seaweed

By | 18/01/2019

What is seaweed? Seaweed is the common name for all plants and algae which grow in the sea. The name is a genuine misnomer. Not only are they also found in rivers and lakes, but they are not really weeds at all. A weed is a plant in the wrong place. Marine plants are absolutely essential for sustaining… Read More »

Alphington

By | 18/12/2018

The Lawn Man is the professional lawn care service in Alphington, Exeter. My name is Kris Lord and I am The Lawn Man. I professionally service all lawns in the Alphington area of Exeter, Devon. I have been providing a reliable, affordable domestic lawn care service since 2010. There have been hundreds of satisfied customers who have entrusted me to… Read More »

St. Thomas

By | 16/12/2018

The Lawn Man is the professional service for lawn care in St. Thomas, Exeter. My name is Kris Lord and I am The Lawn Man. I service all lawns in the St. Thomas area of Exeter, Devon. I have been servicing domestic lawns since 2010. There have been hundreds of satisfied customers who have entrusted me to help keep… Read More »

St. Sidwells

By | 11/12/2018

The Lawn Man is the professional service for lawn care in St. Sidwells, Exeter. My name is Kris Lord and I am The Lawn Man. I service all lawns in the St. Sidwells area, in the City of Exeter, Devon. I have been servicing domestic lawns since 2010. There have been hundreds of customers who have entrusted me to… Read More »

7 tips for autumn lawn care

By | 23/11/2018

Autumn is an important season in the year for your lawn. Autumn in the UK usually means cooler temperatures and rain. The lawn can look a bit sad and neglected as we retreat indoors. Autumn lawn care tips Here are the best things you can do in the autumn to give your lawn the best chance of surviving… Read More »