Garden lawns are often left to the elements over the winter months. Cold spells, torrential rain and frost can often take their toll. With spring just around the corner, March is the perfect month to get lawns in shape ready for the summer months ahead.
Lawn expert David Hedges-Gowers has shared his tips in a video for Homebase UK on how to achieve a “great-looking” lawn in time for summer.
The expert said gardeners should get out in the garden as fast as they can.
He said: “Now we’re in March, I’m going to give you a few simple hints and tips to ensure you’ve got a great-looking lawn in time for summer.
“The first thing I suggest you do is get in the garden as quickly as you possibly can.
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Gardeners can also scarify their lawns in March.
David said scarification is the removal of dead organic matter and moss that’s built up.
“Once you’ve removed it your grass can actually start to breathe, and new grass can start to flourish,” he said.
The lawn expert said it’s best to care for a lawn “little and often”.
He added: “Doing it on a yearly basis means that your recovery will be far quicker and you will end up with a far nicer look.”