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 any bare patches in your lawn, try sowing lawn repair grass seed.

Mow your lawn more regularly, as required. Lower your mower blades towards the end of the month.

Apply specialist lawn weed killer to your lawn wherever moss and weeds are a problem.

Recut lawn edges to straighten them up.

Install lawn edging to make future maintenance easier.

Brush away and worm cast on dry days.

Aerate compacted areas of lawn, by spiking it with a garden fork.

Top Tip:

Apply a high-nitrogen fertiliser to you lawn, for a boost at the start of the season.

This Month's Key Tips
  • Keep weeds at bay with a weedkiller.
  • Tie in climbing plants for extra support.
  • Plant our new strawberry beds.
  • Sow hardy annual seeds directly into the ground.
  • Start to mow the lawn more regularly.