Looking After Your Lawn This March

Lay new turf if the ground isn’t frozen or waterlogged.

Recut any lawn edges if necessary.

Install lawn edging to make future maintenance easier.

Prepare soil for growing new lawn from seed. Doing this now allows it time to settle before sowing.

Mow your lawn if it needs it. Choose a dry day and set your blades higher than usual.

Following the last few cold months you may find moss within your lawn. If ground conditions are suitable rake out any patches of moss and add some seed to the area to help improve lawn density.

Top Tip:

Now is the ideal time to carry out any patch repairs needed within your lawn, if any areas are thin or bare. Rake the area and remove dead grass and thatch and prepare the soil for seeding, then apply seed and soil mix followed by regular watering.

This Month's Key Tips
  • Remove weeds, thatch and moss from your lawn and improve drainage.
  • Plant summer flowering bulbs.
  • Protect new spring shoots from slugs.
  • Hoe and mulch weeds to keep them under control early.
  • Top dress containers with fresh compost.