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Dandelions – Lawn Weeds

The dandelion can have quite a big impact on a lawn as the spread of their leaves can be quite effective as they form a rosette with their broad shaped leaves that progressively widen and then contract like an elongated arrow head. These leaves will stop sunlight from reaching any grass beneath the leaves. Dandelions […]

Cylinder Lawn Mowers

The classic luxury grade lawns are on the whole cut with cylinder mowers as they can potentially give an excellent even cut. Cylinder mowers have a cylinder that has a number of blades that spiral around it. As the cylinder rotates the grass blades are forced between the spinning cylinder blades and fixed straight cutting […]

Rotary Lawn Mowers

Rotary lawn mowers have a long blade that spins around its central point so that the area that it covers is a circle. The rapidly spinning blade cuts the grass with a scythe like motiion that slashes the grass. Sharpening the blades of a rotary mower is relatively simple when compared to maintaining the blades […]

Using lawn sand to control lawn weeds

Lawn Sand is commonly used to control lawn weeds but just what is it and how can we use it? Lawn sand is made up from iron sulphate, ammonium sulphate and fine sand and it can be applied to the lawn by hand or by using a machine. As well as dealing effectively with many types of […]

Applying organic lawn feed

For those of us who prefer to use natural organic methods of gardening and fertilising applying an organic lawn feed will be preferred over using chemical lawn feeds. As discussed in our feeding the lawn article there are 3 key minerals that form the basis of lawn feeds. These 3 key minerals are Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) […]

Watering the lawn

If you want your lawn to stay healthy and look good then watering the lawn is a process that you should routinely undertake in seasons where rainfall is inadequate and high temperatures result from strong sunshine. Watering a lawn is not a process that should not be carried out every day! In order for a […]

How to make a lawn from seed

We discussed the benefits and ‘when to’ aspects of creating a lawn from seed in sowing a lawn from seed. This article will give a step by step guide on how to make a lawn from seed. Firstly we need to prepare the ground for a lawn. This includes removing any existing objects such as stones, bricks, […]

Topdressing the Lawn: Benefits and How to Apply It

If you’re looking for a way to improve the health and appearance of your lawn, topdressing may be the solution you’ve been searching for. Topdressing involves applying a layer of soil, sand, or compost to the surface of your lawn. This can help improve soil quality, promote healthy grass growth, and reduce the amount of […]

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