Category Archives: Lawn Care Questions Answered

Readers of the Lawn Care Blog have been sending me questions and I list the best ones here.

Use my search function above or just browse the questions to see if there is something near to your problem. I try to answer a variety of problems, but if you have a specific issue that I have not covered, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

If you are having trouble with your lawn, send me your lawn care question here.

Question: How do I make new grass stand up to be mowed?

I received this interesting question from a reader in summer 2021 about mowing a new lawn. He raises an interesting point about having difficulty making his new grass stand up. A new lawn sometimes grows wispy and leggy and the grass falls over when being mown. If your new lawn is like this find out what to do to bring it under control again.

Question: Restoring a very long lawn

I received this question about restoring a very long lawn in Autumn 2020 by a reader of my Website. They were not able to mow their meadow during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 and a local farmer then chopped down very roughly. Grass is very hardy and can put up with a lot of damage. Find out how best to restore a long meadow into a decent lawn.

Question: Crane flies for ten years

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.