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By Oddy

United Kingdom Gb

I had a new lawn layed 3 years ago any tips for looking after it? There are large trees around the lawn which seem to be taking the moisture from the lawn? The lawn is patchy in places and after a long winter seems to have moss in patches?



Hi there, i found regarding the moss an electric lawn raker it will take a few goes but the end result excelent.Around the the trees put a good lawn feeder and water well or take the grass away from around the trees and put bark as a border.

30 Apr, 2011


There is now a variety of grass that was developed for shady places - it may help to reseed that part of the lawn.

30 Apr, 2011


Meanwhile, feeding regularly, Mowing frequently, and laying compost twice a year will prevent most problems with turf.

3 May, 2011


An afterthought - a lawncare company advised us that having your mower on a higher cut discourages moss. We tried it and it did.

9 May, 2011

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