Category Archives: Summer Lawn Care

A summary of the blog posts relating to summer lawn care and the issues you may find on British lawns in the months of June, July and August.

Summer is an important season for lawn care in the UK, with many tasks focused around keeping the lawn looking green and healthy during the main growing season.

Typically, the main summer lawn care tasks in the UK are maintaining a feeding regime, and keeping the lawn well aerated and watered. Mowing should also continue all through the summer season.

Question: Should I scarify my lawn after the heatwave?

I received this question from a reader in July 2018. This was just as the famous 2018 heat wave was breaking. Lawns were very dry and there was virtually no rain for months. Lawns looked terrible and almost all lawn work was put on, hold. This reader asks the question “should scarify my lawn after the heatwave”. My… Read More »

7 Tips to keep your lawn green in a heatwave

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 »