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Friday, Sep. 6th 2013

Fall Lawn Care

Fall is right around the corner and it is a great time of the year to pay attention to your lawn.  Here is an article about Natural Lawn Care

A few tips….happy-lawnmower

Create a new lawn from turf or seed – autumn weather is favourable for good lawn establishment.

• Raise the height of your mower blades as grass growth slows down.

• Now is a good time to carry out essential lawn maintenance to avoid waterlogging and compaction. Try aerating your lawn with a garden fork, raking thatch from the surface and repairing dead patches.

• Apply a special lawn top-dressing after carrying out maintenance work. Follow the instructions on the packet carefully.

• You can feed your lawn with an autumn fertiliser now, which is rich in potassium and low in nitrogen.


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