Chafer grubs

Chafer grubs are the larvae of chafer beetles. The grubs live in soil and eat plant roots, which may cause problems if you have chafer grubs in your lawn.

Lawn & Weed Expert offer a professional chafer grub control service - if you've found these unwanted guests in your garden, give us a call on 0800 111 4958 and we'll get rid of them for you.

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A healthy green lawn

There are countless different lawn fertiliser products on the market, and trying to select the right one for your grass can be a bit of a headache.

In this blog, we're going to take a look at some of the different types of fertiliser you can buy for your lawn - but remember, if you'd rather leave it to the professionals, we offer a specialist lawn fertilisation service that's tailored to meet your lawn's unique requirements!

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We recently provided a lawn scarification service for a customer in Caerleon. As a result, the lawn's appearance has visibly improved - take a look at these before and after photos!

Lawn scarification before and after

Lawn before (left) and after (right) scarification

As you can see, this lawn used to look a little bit patchy, but we worked our magic and it's looking a lot greener now!

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Dandelion weed

As we've discussed previously (see What Makes a Plant a Weed?), there's no hard and fast rule to say which plants are weeds and which aren't. The word 'weed' can refer to any plant that's growing in a place where it isn't wanted.

Of course, some plants make weeds of themselves more often than others - see our list of common UK garden weeds for some of the most widespread examples.

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Rain on grass

After a very hot and dry spring, some parts of the UK have seen heavy rain over the past few days. There's a good chance that your lawn is rather wet right now - so what does this mean for your regular mowing schedule?

We've already explained why you shouldn't mow your lawn during periods of dry weather. But what about wet weather? Is it OK to cut the grass when it's been raining?

Here's the short answer: no, you should not mow your lawn after rain. If possible, wait until the grass is dry before you attempt to cut it. (Once you can walk across your lawn without getting your shoes wet, you can get the mower out.)

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