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Lawn Care Advice

Guides on how to establish and maintain a healthy lawn, including how and when to mow, water and feed it for optimum performance. Plus, expert advice on some more intensive treatments and corrective lawn care procedures for a few of the more common weeds and conditions.

Seasonal lawn care

What to do and what not to do to help your lawn thrive each season, from mowing height and frequency to feeding and watering.

Mowing your turf

Get the best from your lawn by ensuring you have a suitable mowing regime.

Watering your turf and soil drainage

How to correctly water your turf to keep it looking green and avoid waterlogging.

Fertilising your turf

Advice on how and when to fertilise your lawn to keep it healthy, green and hard wearing.

Changes in your turf after laying

How turf adapts to its environment and the care you give it after laying.

Earthworms in your lawn – nature’s aerators

How to work with earthworms for the benefit of your lawn and advice on managing their impact.


Why thatch occurs in lawns and how to deal with it.


When and how to scarify your lawn to remove thatch and moss to encourage healthy grass growth.

Top dressing

Advice on how and when to apply topdressing to improve the appearance, drainage and tolerance to wear and tear of your lawn and level out minor undulations.


How to overseed a lawn to repair damaged areas, improve colour and reduce weed and moss invasion

Seed heads in your turf

Seed heads forming in grasses is a natural process, but with maintenance the problem can be minimised.  

Annual Meadow Grass (Poa annua)

Annual Meadow Grass is prolific in the northern hemisphere, but can be managed to minimise content in your lawn.

Soil compaction & aeration

Compaction is the reduction of soil pore space. Soils are generally 50% pore space and 50% solid. The pore space is needed to conduct water and oxygen to your turf and many thousands of other plants, microbes and animals that live in the soil. 

Algae and moss in lawns

Identify the signs of algae and moss in your lawn and view suggestions how you can bring your lawn back to full health.  

Broadleaf weeds in your turf

Broadleaf weeds are the easiest to identify in turf; here we explain how to remove them and prevent the weeds from reoccurring.  

Colours in your turf

The colour of turf can vary greatly, but understanding what the different colours mean can help manage any potential issues and ensure a healthy and long-lasting lawn.

Toadstools & fungi in turf

Why toadstools may appear in newly-laid turf and how to deal with them

How to use GroRight® Lawn Fertiliser, Weed & Moss Killer

Guidance on how to use GroRight® Lawn Fertiliser, Weed & Moss Killer.

Damage to lawns caused by animals

The different ways dogs, cats and other animals can harm your lawn, steps you can take to minimise the damage and advice on how you can repair your lawn if animal damage has already occurred.

Using a spreader to fertilise a lawn

What's the difference between a drop-spreader and a broadcast spreader? Find out here, along with guidance on achieving an even coverage when you use a spreader to fertilise a lawn.

How to edge a lawn

Find out how to create a neat, tidy edge to your lawn.