Category: Lawns

How to cut your grass with its first cut in spring

Cutting your grass in the spring can be a refreshing and satisfying task. As the weather begins to warm up and the snow melts away, the grass starts to grow back after a long...

How to stop my dog making yellow patches on my lawn

Dogs naturally produce urine that contains nitrogen and other compounds that can burn grass and create yellow patches on your lawn. Here are a few things you can try to help prevent this from...

Uneven lawn solutions

With uneven lawns a couple of solutions exist, firstly you can remove the turf by hand or a machine called a turf cutter level the area and relay the existing turf or you can...

Potash From Burnt Turf.

Potash From Burnt Turf.

Burnt turf the type used in old fires produces ash that’s a great source of potash and trace elements for feeding your plants or for use in a potting compost.Its high in potash and...

Moss Lawns And Other Alternative Lawns

Moss lawns, an increasingly popular alternative to traditional grass lawns, are composed of various types of mosses. Their rise in popularity is attributed to several factors, including their low-maintenance needs, unique visual appeal, and...

Fungal Attack On Lawn – Black Patches

QuestionWe live on top of a hill, 800ft elevation. Black patches are appearing on my lawn which appears to look like oil, but on close examination is some kind of fungal growth. They appeared...

When is the Best Time To Use Lawn Weedkiller?

The best time to use lawn weedkiller is typically when the weeds are actively growing, which is usually in the spring or early summer. It’s also important to apply the weedkiller when the weather...

Creating A Green Lawn In A Hot Climate

  Question How can I create a soft green lawn in a hot climate? Answer  Creating a lawn for seed and turf, the preparation should be the same to achieve the best results. You...

The keys To Garden Drainage.

The keys To Garden Drainage.

1. If you are considering installing a drainage scheme in your garden the first item to address is how you remove the water from the garden.Its a point not many people consider or they...