Winter grass (otherwise known as Poa annua or annual blue grass) is that annoying light green coloured grass that comes up in your lawn every winter. If you have it, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. It produces lots of seeds and has a white cotton like root zone. It’s easy to pull […]

Weeds in a lawn

  Autumn, leading into winter is a prime time for weeds to begin emerging in your lawn. With the extra moisture around and with less competition from summer active lawns (as they go into winter dormancy), weeds find the conditions irresistible. As the weather cools down, weed seeds and bulbs stored in the soil from […]

One big tip I can give you to keep your lawn greener this winter is to raise your mower height by just one notch. You may have noticed your grass is starting to slow down and as most of you will know, that’s because we are moving into the cooler part of the year. If […]

At this time of year, after the heat of summer has passed, the humble home lawn can often look a little worse for wear. Lawns that have had little or no water over summer and have had to largely fend for themselves will benefit from a little extra attention, if they are to fully recover […]

What’s happening with your lawn this autumn?  Each season brings with it a new bunch of questions . Here are just a few of the more common ones.   Is it too late to lay instant lawn now? No. Autumn, with its mix of sunny days and more frequent rain is a perfect time to roll […]

Autumn Fertiliser

What’s in a fertiliser and are all fertilisers the same? Let me start by saying that all lawns should be fertilised three times per year for optimal colour, hardiness and health. The best times are mid spring, mid summer and mid autumn.  Being autumn, it’s a good time to consider what to use now and […]