Patchy lawns can be an eyesore that detract significantly from a garden’s appearance and quality. Causes for this are varied and may include –
- Poor drainage,
- Variable light,
- Different grass species.
Let the team examine your lawn to ascertain the cause of the patchiness and apply an effective solution.
Gardeners often overlook the importance of weeding their lawns. Normally, they concentrate their efforts on weeding the garden or pathways and neglect the largest part of their garden. Yet concentrating on this can produce remarkable results as a lawn’s uniformity is the essence of its attraction.
Very effective selective herbicides are available to surgically remove the common invaders that degrade the appearance of lawns. They will target common species such as –
- Cape weed,
- Mustard and more.
The Local Garden Care team use these herbicides judiciously and only in favourable weather conditions.
Top Dressing Lawns
Generally, top dressing lawns is necessary for two reasons – levelling and providing nutrients.
A level lawn looks and feels better underfoot and provides a safer surface to walk upon. Additionally, it helps to maintain the health of the grass as drainage is uniform meaning unsightly soggy and dry patches don’t appear. By applying the correctly balanced mix of soil and sand for your lawn species, a level lawn can be achieved and your enjoyment of it enhanced.
The nutritional needs of grasses vary seasonally from situation to situation and from variety to variety. By correctly applying your lawn’s specific top dressing requirements it will continue to be healthy, lush and rewarding to gaze upon.
The team to assess your lawn’s top dressing needs. With superior knowledge they will quickly get to the core of the problem and apply the top dressing that begins to solve it.