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Seasonal lawn maintenance guide

Our seasonal lawn maintenance guide outlines which lawn care procedures to carry out each month to maintain the quality of your lawn.

January/Februarywinter-lawn-care

  • Remove leaves and debris.
  • Service mower & ensure blades are sharp.
  • Stay off the lawn if frozen or waterlogged.

March/AprilScarifying

  • Apply Rolawn Lawn Topdressing.
  • Start mowing the lawn as warmer weather stimulates turf growth and increase the frequency of mowing as required.
  • Scarify if your lawn is more than 12 months old.
  • Remove by hand or spot treat coarse grasses and weeds.
  • Patch damaged lawn areas and edges with Rolawn turf or lawn seed.
  • Overseed if your lawn is more than 12 months old with Rolawn lawn seed.

May/Junemowing-2

  • Treat established lawns containing weeds and moss with a lawn feed, weed & moss killer.
  • Increase mowing frequency, a little and often is the key.
  • Aerate.
  • Remove by hand or spot treat coarse grasses and weeds.
  • Water if rainfall is low.

July/AugustWatering-touched-up

  • Use water wisely, but to maintain colour in summer, more watering will probably be required.
  • In times of drought your Rolawn lawn will go brown and dormant. It will recover when rainfall returns.
  • Apply a Chafer Grub Killer and Leatherjacket Killer if required.
  • Make arrangements for your lawn to be mown whilst you are on holiday.

September/OctoberRolawn-recommend-topdressing-your-lawn-in-autumn_1

  • Scarify if your lawn is more than 12 months old.
  • Gradually decrease mowing frequency as grass growth slows, raise the height of cut as winter approaches.
  • Aerate.
  • Feed with an autumn lawn food or treat established lawns containing weeds and moss with a lawn feed, weeed & moss killer.
  • Repair damaged or worn areas with new Rolawn turf or lawn seed.
  • Apply Rolawn Lawn Topdressing.
  • Allow worm casts to dry before brushing with a stiff broom.

November/DecemberAutumn-Lawn-Care

  • Remove leaves and debris.
  • Mow if the lawn is still growing.
  • Prune and thin foliage surrounding the lawn.
  • Clean and oil all equipment before putting into winter storage.

Further, detailed advice on lawn care can be found in the Lawn aftercare section.

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