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Nitrogen, Phosphates and Potassium: The Big 3 Ingredients for a Healthy Lawn

Nitrogen, Phosphates and Potassium: The Big 3 Ingredients for a Healthy Lawn

The chemistry of lawn care
At the end of the day, lawn care is like love: it’s all about chemistry!
As your grass leaves grow and root networks develop, nutrients are drawn from the earth and converted into the vital materials that your lawn needs to thrive. This simple chemistry of..

Posted by Lawnkeeper News Team in News
Fighting the frost: tips to protect a frozen lawn

Fighting the frost: tips to protect a frozen lawn

With temperatures set to drop below zero next week across much of the UK, we look at what you can do to keep your lawn healthy in frozen and frosty conditions.

 

If you wake up to discover a fresh layer of snow or frost on your lawn next week, don’t panic! Mature, well-established..

Posted by Lawnkeeper News Team in News
Hard surface moss control: when to do it and how long it takes

Hard surface moss control: when to do it and how long it takes

Have you got a slippery moss problem? We’ll show you why January is the perfect month to deal with moss on your driveway, patios and side passages.
January: the perfect month for moss control
If you haven’t already dealt with this year’s build-up of moss on your patio or driveway,..

Posted by Lawnkeeper News Team in Moss Control, News
January Jobs for your Garden

January Jobs for your Garden

With temperatures hovering around 3 – 4°C, some rainfall and precious few hours of sunshine, January is a bleak month for the average UK garden. Grass growth is at its slowest and it’s too early for major lawn treatments. That said, there are still a few jobs that you can tackle in January..

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Looking after your lawn in dry weather

Looking after your lawn in dry weather

The prolonged hot weather this summer has made a lot of lawns look less than their best! Apart from watering, you may think that there aren’t many other things you can do to protect your lawn. You may also think that there is no need to apply a summer treatment from Lawnkeeper as it won’t..

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Autumn lawn care tips

Autumn lawn care tips

Removing mushrooms and toadstools
Mushrooms and toadstools rarely do any harm to a lawn, but if you wish to remove them the easiest way is to pick them by hand (wearing gloves in case it is a poisonous species). You may also wish to use a brush, or mow them (with a box on the lawnmower to collect..

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The benefits of aerating your lawn

The benefits of aerating your lawn

Aerating a lawn can deliver significant benefits. Soil naturally can become compacted, which results in it not holding enough moisture and air not getting into the soil. As a result, the naturally occuring microbes in the soil are unable to break down any dead grass. Healthy grass has a natural life-cycle..

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Caring for your lawn this summer

Caring for your lawn this summer

The Great British Summer can be pretty unpredictable, so some areas of the country have basked in sunshine whilst others have been drenched with torrential rain! We’re feeling positive at Lawnkeeper about the rest of the summer, and are assuming that July and August will see glorious weeks of..

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Grass loves warmer weather

Grass loves warmer weather

The longer hours of daylight and warmer temperatures are optimum conditions for your lawn – at this time of year the grass should be healthy and growing rapidly. (Some areas of the UK had horrendous rain and unseasonably low temperatures this week, but we’re hoping that won’t last!)

If..

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Summer lawn tips

Summer lawn tips

Many areas had seen higher levels of rainfall than normal until the heat kicked in during the middle of July!

Like any plant, grass needs moisture to continue growing, so that prolonged dry spells can result in the grass developing brown patches as it conserves energy. Inevitably a healthier..

Posted by Lawnkeeper in News