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How soil temperature affects grass growth

By | 24/11/2017

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 »

Why you should know the temperature of your soil

By | 11/05/2016

As spring gradually eases its way in, the days slowly become longer and the sun rises higher, how do you know when to start repairing or re-seeding your lawn? The easiest way by far is through knowing the temperature of the soil. A simple soil thermometer can be purchased in any reputable garden centre. It is a reliable way… Read More »