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A brief history of lawns

Hundreds of years ago, lawns were used as green communal spaces to graze livestock, so it was very rare for a household to have a lawn of its own. Lawns grew in popularity amongst European aristocrats during the Middle Ages because the conditions were good for growing grass. They scarcely appeared in other countries or cultures around the world until they became influenced by Western culture. 

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For those of you who don't know, moss is that furry green stuff that you often see growing on the side of trees. Now, this can make forests and woods look pretty and natural but when it starts to grow on your lawn, it can become a bit of a nightmare. 

You spend months of the year caring for your lawn, growing your grass to become this thick, green piece of beauty and then all of a sudden you wake up one day to find moss covering a whole section. Not something you particularly want to be seeing. 

So, how does moss appear and what can be done to prevent it? The professionals here at Lawn & Weed Expert are here to help! Read on to find out more...

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Grass in winter

Have you ever sat in your home and stared out of your window and into your garden during the winter wondering how your grass is still alive despite the freezing temperatures and constant pouring rain? Well, there are a few reasons why your grass is able to survive the winter and the professionals here at Lawn & Weed Expert are here to tell you!

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If you've had a tree cut down on your property, maybe because it was ruining the picturesque view from the living room window or maybe it was a little too close to the driveway, chances are that you have now been left with a stump in its place.

For sure this may have removed one problem that you had but it now presents another, what do you do with the stump? Well, if you're stuck scratching your head at what you can possibly do with a tree stump on your lawn, we're here to help!

Read on to find out some creative ways that you can make use out of your tree stump.

Tree stump

 

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With winter well and truly upon us, many homeowners may be asking themselves if the same lawn care routine they've been carrying out during the earlier parts of the year can be continued into the latter part of the year. 

"Can I still mow the lawn in the winter? Does my lawn need extra fertiliser? How often do I water?" These are all common questions that you are likely to ask yourself as we head into winter. But, as like the previous seasons, winter brings with its own lawn care requirements that you'll need to follow in order to sustain the healthy lawn that you've created throughout the year.

In this article we focus on mowing, providing you with the expert advice and information that you'll need to ensure the health of your lawn is maintained throughout the whole of winter. So, let's get to it! 

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