Lawn grass

Overseeding means adding new seeds to your lawn in order to boost the thickness of the grass.

It's a good idea to do this occasionally - keeping your grass thick and healthy will make it more difficult for weeds, moss and other growths to take over your lawn. Densely-grassed lawns are also more resistant to drought.

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Rain on window

Too much rain can be damaging for any lawn (see How to Repair Rain Damage to Lawns), but wet weather is particularly bad news for newly-laid turf.

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winter lawn

You've spent all summer getting your lawn in tip-top shape. Your grass has finally taken on that lush green colour you've been working so hard for, you've mowed the perfect stripes, and the length is just right. Time to relax, right?

But then, all of a sudden, the weather turns wet and gloomy and autumn settles in. Dead leaves have started to take over your garden, and those summer barbecues feel like they happened years ago.

Unfortunately, there's a lot of work for lawn-conscious homeowners to do at this time of year. You still need to care for your lawn in order to prepare it for the colder winter months and help it to bounce back when spring returns!

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lawn care skills

If you are looking for a new career or have a love for lawn care that you would like to turn into a full-time job, the professionals here at Lawn & Weed Expert can help you!

With our intensive and thorough lawn care training course, you can learn all of the essential lawn care skills needed to not only tend to yours and other people's lawns but to run your very own lawn care business. In as little as 5 working days, we can teach you everything you need to know to start up and run a successful lawn care company that will hopefully see you not only transform a lot of people's lawns but earn you a lot of money along the way.

So, what exactly are the lawn care skills that you will learn with us? Let's take a look!

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best way to aerate lawn

As nice as it would be to have a beautiful lawn with very little effort, there are lawn care and maintenance jobs that you need to do to achieve that perfect, luscious green lawn. One of the most overlooked jobs when it comes to lawn care is lawn aeration. People either can't be bothered to do it or don't think it makes much difference (which couldn't be further from the truth!) Aeration plays a key role in making sure that water and nutrients can get to the roots of your lawn.

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autumn weed control

Keeping your lawn looking its best during the autumn months is a massive challenge. It's a time of year where fewer sunlight hours and colder temperatures are starting to creep in and it can have a really detrimental effect on your lawn.

Very quickly moss, weeds, and pests can quickly take over if left unchecked. Some people simply close the door on their garden for the autumn/winter months and decide to deal with the problems in Spring... but we highly recommend getting on top of your lawn care in autumn

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We were recently called out to repair a lawn in Wenvoe, Vale of Glamorgan. The owner had attempted to scarify their own lawn, but the results were less than satisfactory - when we arrived, the grass was bare, patchy, and in need of a thorough makeover.

Lawn before and after top dressing

The lawn in Wenvoe before (left) and after (right) treatment by Lawn & Weed Expert

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Watering grass with a hose

SHORT ANSWER: Mature lawns generally do not need to be watered during the autumn months. Newly-laid turf must be watered regularly.

Grass is a very resilient plant. A hot, dry summer may leave your lawn looking rather the worse for wear - patches of yellow or brown grass are a common sight by the end of August - but it should recover quickly once the autumn rains arrive.

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Red thread grass

Red thread is a fungal lawn disease that frequently affects UK lawns. It is especially prevalent in late summer and autumn, when humidity levels are high.

If you've spotted those telltale red threads amongst the grass in your garden, don't panic - this disease can be fought! An application of fungicide should do the trick, although it may take a few weeks for your lawn to fully recover.

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Autumn lawn

Isn't autumn wonderful? The crisp air, the colourful foliage, the pumpkin spice lattes...everything is just a little bit more magical at this time of year.

Still, for all its charm, autumn can also bring challenges. As the temperature drops and the nights draw in, the grass in your garden may need a bit of extra looking-after in order to continue flourishing.

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