There many reasons you might need to consider a lawn treatment starting from lack of colour in your grass, weed infestation or fungal disease. There are huge amounts of lawn care services out there at the moment but most of the treatments are easy to complete so give it a go. We hope this page can help you find the advice you need for your lawn so you can get the best results possible.
Feeding the lawn is the singular most important part of lawn care especially if you are also experiencing weed infestations and or fungal disease. A good healthy lawn will give you much more enjoyment with less maintenance. All lawns will benefit from at least one spring/summer feed and an autumn feed to get them prepared for the winter.
Please see our lawn feed page for full advice.
A weed is described as a plant growing where you don’t want them. Weeds in lawns can give a very unkempt look and if left uncontrolled the can very easily spread and become a real problem. Weeds can be difficult to remove from the lawn as many are deep rooted are have a spreading habit that make them hard to kill in one treatment. The most difficult weeds to eradicate from the lawn are the perennial varietys.
Weed Control in the Lawn
The use of selective weedkillers is the most common lawn treatment for the control of lawn weeds. A selective weedkiller works very differently from a normal weedkiller as it only penetrates the plant though the grow tip, this does not affect the grass as grasses grow tips are covered by sheaths of overlapping grass leaves. So the weed is killed and the lawn unharmed.
As mentioned before if you follow all of the lawn care advice on this site then you should very rarely need to worry about lawn disease. In most cases it’s the environment that we have created, over watering, over feeding and the build up of thatch are just a few.
Most lawn diseases can be controlled with a chemical fungicide followed by the correct husbandry needed to prevent future attacks.
Most lawns will have moss in them at some stage and in the right conditions it can out-compete the grass and take over. You will always have a battle on with moss if the conditions are right for it to grow. Poor drainage, wet soils, compacted soils, shady areas are just a few of the conditions where moss with thrive