Category Archives: Moss

Moss is a small non-flowering plant which grows in dense mats on lawns which are under stress.

It thrives in areas where grass struggles to grow. If your lawn is waterlogged, shaded, compacted or has a soil problem then moss will move in.

In England, it is a common lawn problem. This is not helped by our damp climate and low light levels during the winter months.

Removing it from a lawn is an ongoing battle, and can be hard work and time consuming. But it can be done in nearly all cases.

Find out more about it and how to control it on your lawn in these blog posts.

Battling the lawn moss epidemic

This year, moss has reached almost epidemic levels on lawns all across the UK, with very few avoiding being swamped by the troublesome and invasive Bryophytes! Last year I published a post about how the warm winter of 2011/2012 created fantastic conditions for moss. However, almost unbelievably,  this year has been much worse! After the second wettest year since records… Read More »