Tag Archives: Waterlogging

Waterlogging refers to the saturation of soil with water. Soil becomes waterlogged when saturated with water. Its air phase becomes restricted and anaerobic conditions prevail.

Waterlogging of the soil stops air getting in. Grass can survive being underwater for a short period of time. It will struggle and die if exposed to excess water for a prolonged period.

Dealing with a waterlogged lawn

On a lawn it is usually due to poor drainage. Water needs somewhere to go and if this becomes restricted the water will sit in the soil.

Find out how to deal with excess water on your lawn in these blog articles.

Question: Difficult north facing town house lawn

I received this question in January 2018 by a reader Mike, who asks about his town house lawn. I have just moved into a town house with a north facing back garden. The soil in the back garden has a lot of clay. The current grass is not doing well, and the ground is very soggy, wet, and… Read More »