Category Archives: The Lawn Man

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

Field woodrush (luzula campestris)

Field Woodrush (Luzula campestris) is noticeable in a lawn in early spring. It can be easily seen as a patch of thicker-type grass, with hairy leaves that have tassel-like black and brown flowers protruding a couple of inches above the usual level of the lawn. Some folk also know it as Good Friday Grass or Sweeps Brush. It… Read More »

Lesser celandine (Ficaria verna)

Lesser Celandine (Ficaria verna) (prior to 2010 it was named Ranunculus ficaria) is an attractive lawn weed which is not very common. It can establish itself very quickly across a lawn where it does manage to take hold. Lesser Celandine is a perennial weed, persisting in the lawn throughout the year. It flowers in spring. It has very distinct, heart-shaped… Read More »