This year was a particularly dry and hot year in the UK which made it a tough year for our lawns and gardens. Many lawns in the UK are looking very patchy as a result where grass has died or gone into ‘survival mode’ and not recovered. Every summer lawns need watering regularly, this year, to keep a green and lush lawn watering was essential at least twice per week. However if your lawn has suffered, all is not lost, we can help!
Where the lawn is still brown and patchy there is dead matter which will need to be removed in the spring, the grass plants might still be alive underneath the soil but the dead matter on top of the surface is unlikely to recover. A scarification will remove most of that dead matter and any weeds, moss or thatch in the lawn, this will allow existing grass plants more space and water to grow. Following the scarification we will aerate the lawn, top dress and overseed. The aeration process will allow better drainage, getting moisture to the roots of the grass plants. New seed is planted to fill any gaps and patches, introducing new grass plants to the lawn.