Have you ever seen a gorgeous pattern on a lawn or pitch and wondered just how people manage to create them? Yeah, us too! Seeing a person's lawn with beautifully cut stripes is enough to make the whole street filled with envy, but you don't have to wonder anymore and it's pretty easy to do. Here is Lawn & Weed Expert's guide to getting stripes in your lawn. 

stripes on lawn

The stripes that you see on lawns are simply a result of light reflecting off the grass blades in a particular direction. One row of grass will be facing away from you whilst the other is facing towards you in a lush, uniform fashion that makes your lawn fabulously stand out.

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Do you know the feeling when you're sprawled out on the grass in summer? People love that feeling, but not everyone is lucky enough to have their own lawn outside. Of course, there are ways that you can create a lawn and they're not as difficult as you may think. You have two options - you could choose to sow the seed and allow the lawn to grow through naturally, or you could choose to turf your outdoor space for an instant transformation. 

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shaded lawn

If your garden is full of trees and shrubs, then it's highly likely that your lawn is fully or at least partially in the shade. Like all plants, your lawn needs sunlight for it to thrive, so shade can pose a real problem. Shaded grass can quickly weaken and struggle to survive, it may even die back completely. That's why it's important that you follow these steps to help your shaded lawn thrive.

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Coarse grass can quickly overrun fine turf, making it look patchy and spoiling the appearance of your lawn. These grasses are not easy to control, and they can take over large areas of your lawn if you allow them to do so.

Want to learn more about coarse grass in your lawn and what you can do about it? Read on!

Coarse grass

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Here at Lawn & Weed Expert, we are often asked by both our clients and homeowners why mushrooms sometimes grow on their lawn. We understand that as a homeowner you may not have any knowledge of mushrooms, and a sudden outbreak may be cause for concern, however, the professionals at Lawn & Weed Expert are here to tell you it is not! The reasons why lawns get mushrooms are usually positive

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