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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how did lawns become a status symbol

It's hard to believe that once upon a time, only the rich and famous could afford to have a lawn. Nowadays, most family homes have a garden, and if they don't, there's usually a communal park or green area only a short walk away.

Hundreds of years ago, having a lawn at the front of your property was a status symbol (much like having the latest iPhone is today) but not many people know why lawns were so symbolic of status. Was there something special about these lawns that made them so different to ours? Surprisingly not! Let's find out how lawns became a status symbol and why...

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what causes thatch in lawns

As someone who keeps a close eye on your lawn, we're sure you've seen a layer of thatch appearing over the spring-summer months, but what causes it? Well, there are a few different things that cause lawn thatch, but the most prominent is an imbalance of microorganisms and fungi in the soil. When your soil lacks these cultures, it's incapable of breaking down the dead organic material on the surface of the soil. Over time, the organic matter builds up and becomes matted together, creating lawn thatch. This isn't, however, the only cause of lawn thatch...

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bank holiday lawn care

We're finally heading into the August bank holiday which means you've got three whole days of freedom! You've probably noticed that the weather is starting to turn, and autumn will soon be upon us. So, if your lawn has been neglected over the past few weeks, we have a few lawn care jobs for you to tackle over the bank holiday weekend.

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how to help lawn recover from drought

When your lawn experience a drought, you might think it'll never grow back! Dry, lifeless soil is not a good sign for any keen gardener, but don't worry, there are things you can do to inject moisture back into your lawn and bring your lawn back to life. If your lawn has dried out in the sun, these are the steps you should take...

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