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Leaves are plant organs which grow from stems. The main function of a leaf are photosynthesis and gas exchange. They are often flat, so they absorbs the most light, and thin, so that the sunlight can get to the chloroplasts in the cells. Grass leaves are green and form the main colour of the lawn.

Leaves on lawns

Plants with a leaf all year round are evergreens, and those that shed them are deciduous. Deciduous trees and shrubs generally lose their foliage in autumn. This fallen foliage should be removed from lawns before the grass is damaged.

Find out more about leaf fall and your lawn in these articles.

5 tips to prepare your lawn for spring

As winter fades and spring approaches it is time to start planning for the season of lawn care. Your grass has a tough time during UK winters. Short days, low light levels and wet soil is far from ideal conditions for grass plants. Follow these top tips this year to bring your lawn back to its best and set it on the right path to looking great this summer.

6 tips for winter lawn care

Considering undertaking any winter lawn care tasks can seem pointless during the winter months. Many families rarely see sun during the cold months of the year. Leaving for work or school before sunrise, and then returning after sunset. There are many problems which poor lawn grass can suffer from during the winter. Ignoring these too long can mean… Read More »