Tag Archives: Spring

Spring is the busiest season in the lawn care calendar. After the cold, dark months of winter, grass starts into growth.

It is essential to give the grass all the help it can get early on so that it is in the best shape for the summer.

Lawn care in the spring

Weeds will be growing alongside the grass, so get these treated early and the lawn will look much better.

Feeding the grass is also important, as is making sure any repairs are carried out. Early seasons are very busy for the lawn care technician. Find out more about what to do with your lawn in these blog pages.

Question: Timing of lawn treatments

By | Aug 13, 2018

I received this question in January 2018 from a reader who is worried about the timing of lawn treatments. She is planning on opening her garden to the public for a day. My lawn was laid approx 18 years ago with good quality turf. The turf was laid on heavy clay soil and has been well looked after… Read More »

How soil temperature affects grass growth

By | May 19, 2018

The soil temperature in which your grass lives greatly affects the speed at which the grass grows. A warmer soil contains more energy. More energy available enables chemical process driving plant growth to work faster and more efficiently. This means grass can make food quicker (through photosynthesis) and therefore grow faster. There is a direct correlation between the… Read More »

When should I start mowing my lawn?

By | May 19, 2018

At the beginning of a new growing season, you should start to mow your lawn when it shows sign of growth. In the UK we are experiencing very mild winters. Climate change is affecting plants, changing their growth patterns. Grasses start to grow when the soil warms. In the UK, our winters have become much warmer. Soil temperatures… Read More »