Looking After Your Lawn This April
Sow lawn seed now on well-prepared soil and keep the soil moist while it germinates.
For an instant lawn, lay new turf this month, and keep it moist until it’s established.
Repair and bare patches in your lawn, try sowing lawn repair grass seed.
Apply a high-nitrogen fertiliser to your lawn, for a boost at the start of the season.
Apply specialist lawn weed killer to your lawn wherever moss and weeds are a problem.
Recut lawn edges to straighten them up.
Aerate compacted areas of lawn, by spiking it with a garden fork.
Brush away any worm casts on dry days.
Install lawn edging to make future maintenance easier.
Mow your lawn more regularly, as required. Lower your mower blades towards the end of the month.
This Month's Key Tips
- Keep weeds under control.
- Tie in climbing plants for extra support.
- Plant out new strawberry beds.
- Sow hardy annual seeds directly into the ground.
- Start to mow the lawn more regularly.