Fertiliser balance is crucial; too little and it can starve, too much and you won’t see it at its peak eitherIf you’re keen on looking after your lawn then getting a handle on fertilising is importantThere are a few tell-tale signs with your lawn to let you know if it needs fertilisingAutumn fertilising is ideal to send your lawn into winter as healthy as possible
Here’s 8 things you can do while you’re stuck at home.
Bored, cooped up and ready to achieve something constructive rather than just falling down that TikTok worm hole? There’s a whole raft of things you could be doing that won’t have you contemplating growing a mullet and changing your name to Tiger King. (If you don’t know what I’m on about you haven’t fallen down the Netflix worm hole just yet).
By Ben Sims from Lawn Tips
Cylinder mowers have become surprisingly popular among homeowners over the past couple of years. Originally these mowers were primarily designed for golf courses and sports fields. Now your average Joe invests their money in a cylinder mower to mow and show off their pride and joy.
What is the right lawn?
Perhaps your garden has taken off and your trees and shrubs have shot up in the past five years and you’ve now got too much shade. Or your kids have become more active and are placing greater wear on your lawn. What is the right lawn?
The threat to your lawn from the heat of summer is coming to an end, but the threat to your lawn in the form of root and leaf eating grubs, caterpillars and insects remains; some of these nasty critters can keep attacking right through the months of autumn. Now is the time to safeguard against them.
Follow these 4 expert tips for best results
Compaction, increased shade and wear are the biggest reasons to renew your lawnLawn replacement is a cheaper option than other surfaces in most casesChoose the right type of lawn to get the best return on your investment
Hot and dry weather can really take a toll on even the healthiest lawns and cause them to become thin and patchy. This usually happens over the summer months, as the weather is hot and dry and lawn owners are generally on holidays or too busy to keep up their regular lawn maintenance schedule. It only takes a couple of days of hot, dry weather to affect your lawn.
A well cared for, freshly mown lawn not only looks awesome, it’s also great to walk on and play on. Anyone can achieve it. The right length of grass is critical to its health and weed minimisation. Check out the guide below to determine the height of lawn that works best for you and is best for your lawn.
To catch or not to catch? Grass clippings that is. Should you catch, rake or leave your grass clippings when mowing your lawn?
There is no definitive yes or no answer to this, as a combination of both is required for most lawns.
Scientific name: Heteronychus arator
Black beetles can be a common sight in and around your lawn. They are
a natural part of the ecosystem and play an important role. We
sometimes hear from people who have noticed them in their lawn and are
concerned that they may be damaging their grass.
Here’s what you need to know…
You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to increase your home’s appeal. Simply investing a little time in a clean and tidy can do wonders for your home’s street appeal and value. Of course, sometimes a small outlay can make further substantial improvements. Let’s focus on the front of your house, which is where the first, and lasting impression may be made.