Tag Archives: Rain

Rain is the essential element to all lawns in the UK. Without it our gardens would just be a dessert.

Rain on your lawn

Rain is different to watering your lawn. It falls gently and in huge amounts. A day of wet weather is invaluable to plants an animals and can thoroughly wet soils to last them for weeks.

Lack of precipitation can be a major problem for gardeners and climate change is changing our weather to become drier.

Water falling from the sky can come too often though. Too much wet stuff can cause a lot of problems. Flooding and water-logging are big problems which some lawn owners are regularly faced with.

Find out more about this valuable element in these blog posts.

Can I scarify a lawn when it is wet?

By | November 15, 2018

A common question during the scarification seasons is a simple one. Can I scarify a lawn when it is wet? The quick answer is usually yes, but … As with many issues with lawn care the answer is not just yes or no. We are dealing with the natural world and the simple description “wet” can cover a huge… Read More »

Battling the lawn moss epidemic

By | August 13, 2018

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 »