Extract from book: ESSENTIAL ORGANICS the legacy of Irmela Reichardt A perfectly groomed lush, green lawn sets the tone of a garden, and most gardeners are prepared to spend a lot of money on fertiliser, herbicides and water to achieve this. It is however possible to have a lovely green organic lawn without an expensive […]
Summer Lawn Q&A Question: If lawns are fertilised regularly, do they require mowing more often than lawns that have not been fertilised? Answer: Well-fertilised lawns are healthy and have a dense growth habit with a thick and even coverage. They’re also likely to have fewer weeds and other undesirable plants competing with the grass, so […]
Spiking your lawn with a garden fork (known as ‘aerating’ the lawn) will boost its growth.
Spring is the best time to sow lawn grass seed.
If there are areas in your lawn that are battling because of shade you can try filling in the bare spots with ‘Shady Mix’ Lawn Seed from Starke Ayres.