Lawn mower

Cutting your grass regularly is important if you want a neat and healthy lawn. We recommend getting the mower out twice a week during the summer months, and once a week in spring and autumn. (Check out our Lawn Mowing Tips for more information.)

Of course, lawn mowers - like any piece of technology - sometimes malfunction, and it can be quite alarming when they do. Picture the scene: you're out in the garden, mowing your lawn and enjoying the scent of the freshly-cut grass, when suddenly a cloud of smoke billows out from under the mower.

There are a number of possible reasons why a lawn mower may start blowing smoke, and you will need to diagnose the problem before you can fix it. So let's do some troubleshooting...

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do weeds grow in cold weather

As the cold weather starts to creep in, you might be thinking about packing up your trowels, putting away your gardening gloves and letting your garden die back naturally. But before you do, we recommend you find out about their life cycle so you can be ahead of the game when it comes to spring.

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A lawn that's mostly weeds

Weeds can conquer a lawn very rapidly. It doesn't take years and years of neglect for weeds to get a foot in the door; even very house-proud people who take excellent care of their lawns will occasionally find unwanted plants growing amid the grass.

If you haven't been keeping on top of your weeds - to the point where your lawn is now more weed than grass - then restoring your overrun garden to its former glory may seem like a hopeless task. But it is possible to fix a lawn that's mostly weeds and take steps to ensure that it won't happen again.

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what should I put on my lawn in October

October is finally here & the weather seems to have become cold and wet very quickly. While you might be getting ready for the cosy months ahead, it's important that you don't completely forget about your lawn and its needs. Mowing season is coming to an end, so your grass won't be growing as quickly as usual. The cold months can be extremely harsh on your lawn, so taking the time to prepare it for the challenging months ahead will pay dividends in the long run. Today we're going to look at the things you should put on your lawn in October to help it continue looking its best.

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what is mulching

If you're looking for a natural way to improve the quality of your soil and prevent weeds, mulching might be the answer. Here at Lawn and Weed Expert, we believe mulching your lawn and garden at the right time of year can be very beneficial. Today we're going to walk you through the mulching process step-by-step so you can see exactly how it works!

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