September

Love Your Lawn

Create a new lawn from turf or seed, autumn weather is favourable for good lawn establishment.

Raise the height of your mower blades as grass growth slows down.

Now is a good time to carry out essential lawn maintenance to avoid water logging and compaction. Try aerating your lawn with a garden fork, removing thatch from the surface with a rake and repairing dead patches. Use a specialist lawn scarifier if you have a large area to cover.

Apply a special lawn top-dressing after carrying out maintenance work.

 

Top Tip

Use Aftercut All In One Autumn to improve the colour and vigour of your lawn. It will strengthen grass roots, thicken the lawn and control moss.

This Month's Key Tips
  • Plant spring flowering bulbs.
  • Pick autumn raspberries.
  • Plant trees and shrubs in autumn - will give them the best start to let the roots settle in before new spring growth.
  • Keep up with watering of new plants.
  • Net ponds before leaf fall gets underway.