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It is free of weeds, Your lawn competes so well for growing space that the competition is choked out.
It doesn't need to be fertilised.
It is also relatively pest-free, so that you don't have to bother spraying pesticides on it.
It aerates the soil on its own, so that you don't have to worry about counteracting soil compaction.
It is a soft lawn to walk on.
It attracts beneficial insects, including honeybees.
It rarely has to be mowed.
It doesn't suffer discoloration from dog urine.
soil at least once a year in September, this simply means making holes in the soil with a fork or a hollow-tined fork to allow air into the soil and surface water to drain into
the lawn instead of puddling . If you have a drainage problem, resulting in a soggy lawn or garden drainage
installed under the lawn this will need to be carried out several times a year.
After scarifying and aerating the grass, spread a thin layer of autumn leaves over the lawn and mow them well in with the grass box off the lawn-mower. Or use a mulching mower that will chop the leaves up. The worms will take this down into the soil as lawn food for next season.
Worms are a lawns best friend, if you are the sort of person who cant stand a few worm castes on the lawn, forget going organic. Stick to chemicals, most of the chemicals you will be using will kill worms that feed the lawn. The lawn will become dependent on you and the chemical manufacturers will be laughing all the way to the bank, because you are now dependent on them to keep a green lawn. READ THE LABEL !!!!
Green lawn in Summer
Keep your grass cut to a length of 7 cm, it will not need to be watered as much as a lawn that is cut too short. To much watering to compensate for the loss of leaf surface, may encourage weeds such as crabgrass, and fungus disease and will encourage the roots to stay shallow.
Long, deep-rooted grass can survive drought better and needs water only occasionally, in dry conditions leave your grass longer and water in the evening. Mulch your grass clippings and leave them there! They are full of water and nitrogen! Just what your lawn needs!more hosepipe ban tips