Lawn Care

Expert Lawn Care Tips, Tricks and Practical Advice to Help You Create
Beautiful Lawns at Home

Lawn Care Made Simple

Have you ever walked past a neighbours garden and thought, 'Why can't my lawn look like that?'

Well, I'm here to tell you it can.

You might think lawn care is complicated, it's not. It simply boils down to doing the right jobs at the right time.

Sure, if you want your lawn to look like the putting green on an award-winning golf course you'll have your work cut out.

Most people want the best of both worlds.

A lawn that’s thick and lush while at the same time be able to use it as a space for the kids to play, to entertain your friends or relax with your family.

Either is possible and I’ll show you how.

In this section you’ll find all kinds of lawn care advice. From practical tips to comprehensive ‘how-to’ guides which cover all lawn care subjects from top to bottom.

I’ve worked hard to create the most comprehensive content on the internet. By the time you’ve finished reading, you’ll know exactly what to do and how to do it.

It’s amazing how quickly a lawn will respond and improve when you give it some attention. Pretty soon, your neighbours will wander past your garden and ask themselves, ‘Why can’t my lawn look like that?’

Lawn Care Calendar

Winter Lawn Care: 6 Jobs to Look After Your Lawn in the Cold

As winter rolls around, grass stops growing so there really isn't a lot to do when it comes to the winter lawn care calendar. If...

Spring Lawn Care: How to Help Your Lawn Recover From the Stresses of Winter

In this article, I have put together an actionable spring lawn care guide to show you how to help your lawn recover from the stresses...

Summer Lawn Care: How to Look After Your Lawn in Heat

Summer lawn care is really about keeping on top of all the hard work you put into your lawn in the spring. If you did...

Autumn Lawn Care: How to Renovate Your Lawn and Prepare it For the Stresses of Winter

Autumn is the busiest time in the lawn calendar so, in this article, I'm going to show you my autumn lawn care program. If you...

New Lawns

How to Sow Grass Seed Create a New Lawn, Step-by-Step

When creating a new lawn you have two choices. You can; Lay new turf, or Sow new grass seed I have already created a step-by-step...

How to Lay Turf to Create a Beautiful Lawn: Step-by-Step

While it's more expensive than sowing grass seed, laying turf is the quickest and easiest way to create a new lawn. And it means...

Repair & Treatments

Using Lawn Sand to Kill Moss and Feed Your Lawn in the Spring

In times gone by, greenkeepers like myself used lawn sand to control weeds and moss as part of our annual lawn care program. These days,...

Lawn Watering: Why, When and How to Water Grass

When the weather gets hot and dry, many people get the hosepipe out and water their lawns. Unfortunately, as simple as lawn watering is in...

Why, When and How to Overseed a Lawn: A Green Keepers Guide

In this article, we're going to talk about how to overseed a lawn. Overseeding is an essential part of a lawns' annual maintenance regime. It helps...

Lawn Top Dressing: What, Why, When and How to Top Dress Your Lawn

Lawn top dressing is one of those jobs that is normally undertaken by more serious lawnsmiths. The ones who won't accept anything less than...

How to Mow the Lawn Like a Pro: Everything You Should Know About Grass Cutting

In this article, we're going to talk about how to mow the lawn. Cutting the grass is the most important part of maintaining a healthy...

Lawn Moss Removal: What Causes it, How to Kill it, Remove it & Prevent it From Returning

Lawn moss is very common. In fact, moss will creep into most lawns at some point. Infestations can be small and some can be big....

Lawn Fertiliser: What, Why, When and How to Feed Your Lawn

Your lawn will never look its best without being fertilised. So having a basic understanding of lawn fertiliser is essential if you want your...

Lawn Aeration: Everything You Need to Know About Aerating Your Lawn (The Ultimate Guide)

Lawn aeration is a procedure that needs doing to keep your lawn healthy. Especially if you have kids and pets that like to run...

Lawn Scarification: Why, When and How to Scarify Your Lawn (The Ultimate Guide)

If your lawn looks tired, lacks colour or is a bit threadbare, then lawn scarification could breath new life into it. In this guide, we’re...

Weeds & Control

Pets & Diseases

Dog Urine Killing the Grass? Here’s What to Do About It

We're a nation of dog lovers, but the damage they can do to our lawns (and garden in general) can be extensive. One of the...

Miner Bees in Your Lawn? What to Do About These Ground Nesting Bees

If you've spotted bees on your lawn or the 'soil volcanos' they leave behind, chances are you've got Miner Bees inhabiting your lawn. Do they...

How to Deal Earth Worm Casts on Your Lawn

Is your lawn covered in worm casts? Those little slimy piles of muck can really ruin the look of your lawn, especially in September/October when...

Lawn Rust Disease: How to Identify it, Treat it and Prevent it From Returning

Lawn Rust Disease is very is a pretty common fungal disease that is generally most visible in the late Summer into early Autumn. While it...

Take All Patch: How to Identify it, Remove it & Prevent if Coming Back

Take all patch (formally known at Ophiobolus Patch) is a severe fungal disease that can cause major damage to your lawn. Thankfully, it's not very...

Dog Lichen in Lawns: How to Identify, Treat and Prevent it From Growing Back

In this article, we're going to take a look at Dog Lichen or as it is formally known, Petigera canina. More specifically, we're going to...

Red Thread & Pink Patch in the Lawn: What Causes it and How to Cure it

Does your lawn appear to have dead patches with pink or red fibres or little balls of pink fuzz running through them? Chances are you're...

Fusarium Patch And Snow Mould: How to Identify it, Cure it and Prevent it

Have you got small brown or straw coloured patches on your lawn? Chances are your lawn has a fungal disease called Fusarium Patch, or Snow...

Dry Patch in Your Lawn: The Cause and the Cure

Does your lawn suffer from brown patches that don't recover, no matter how much you water them? If so, it could be the result of...

How to Get Rid of Moles From Your Garden Lawn

If you live in a city, town or suburb, Moles will rarely be a problem in your lawn. However, if you live out in the...

Leatherjackets: How to Remove Cranefly Larvae and Prevent them Coming Back

In most cases, having Leatherjackets in your lawn is perfectly normal. They're part of the natural balance of living organisms that inhabit your turf...

How to Kill Ants in Your Lawn, Remove the Ant Hills and Prevent Them Returning

Ants in your lawn can be a nuisance. They can cause significant cosmetic damage to your lawn as they create mounds of excavated soil on...

Fairy Rings in Your Lawn? How to Remove Them and Prevent them Returning

Fairy Rings are also commonly known as Fairy Circles, Elf Rings, Elf Circles or Pixie Rings. Whatever you want to call them, Fairy Rings are...

Chafer Grubs: How to Kill, Remove and Prevent them From Invading Your Lawn

In most cases, the presence of Chafer Grubs in your lawn is nothing to worry about. They're part of the natural balance of living...

Mushrooms in the Lawn: The Causes & What to Do About Them

Have you woken up and stepped outside to notice mushrooms have suddenly appeared in your lawn? It's common for lawn owers to freak out when...

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