Category Archives: The Lawn Man

The best new and seasonally relevant posts from The Lawn Mans Lawn Care Blog.

Should I seed or turf my new lawn?

By | 05/05/2020

I am often asked by customers if they should sow seed or lay turf to create their new lawn. There are many factors to consider when deciding which method to choose. Find out the pros and cons to the different ways and find out which method fares better in the long run. Whether you are trying to grass a slope or building that beautiful lawn of your dreams.

Question: Which fertiliser for a spring lawn feed?

By | 11/03/2020

I received this question from Robert in spring 2020. He asks an interesting question about which NPK fertiliser should he use to feed his lawn in the spring. This is a very deep subject and further reading will send you into some very complex chemistry and biology. I try to simplify this interesting lawn care subject.

7 Tips to keep your lawn green in a heatwave

By | 29/06/2018

UK grass species are cool season grasses. They do not like hot weather and get stressed when we get a heatwave. It may not be very often, but when it does occur take these steps to prevent your grass going brown. 1. Keep the lawn healthy. A healthy grass is much more resilient to hot temperatures. Grass with… Read More »