Seasonal lawn maintenance guide.

Seasonal lawn maintenance guide

Our seasonal lawn maintenance guide outlines which lawn care procedures to carry out each month to maintain the quality of your lawn. You may also like our NEW seasonal lawn care guide here.


January/February
  • Remove leaves and debris.
  • Service mower & ensure blades are sharp.
  • Stay off the lawn if frozen or waterlogged.

 

March/April
  • Apply Rolawn Lawn Topdressing. 
  • Start mowing the lawn as warmer weather stimulates turf growth and increase the frequency of mowing as required.
  • Scarify if your lawn is more than 12 months old.
  • Remove by hand or spot treat coarse grasses and weeds.
  • Patch damaged lawn areas and edges with Rolawn turf or lawn seed.
  • Overseed if your lawn is more than 12 months old with Rolawn lawn seed.
May/June
  • Treat established lawns containing weeds and moss with Rolawn GroRight® Lawn Fertiliser, Weed & Moss Killer.
  • Increase mowing frequency, a little and often is the key.
  • Aerate.
  • Remove by hand or spot treat coarse grasses and weeds.
  • Water if rainfall is low.

July/August
  • Use water wisely, but to maintain colour in summer, more watering will probably be required.
  • In times of drought your Rolawn lawn will go brown and dormant. It will recover when rainfall returns.
  • Apply a Chafer Grub Killer and Leatherjacket Killer if required.
  • Make arrangements for your lawn to be mown whilst you are on holiday.

September/October
  • Scarify if your lawn is more than 12 months old.
  • Gradually decrease mowing frequency as grass growth slows, raise the height of cut as winter approaches.
  • Aerate.
  • Feed with an autumn lawn food or treat established lawns containing weeds and moss with Rolawn GroRight® Lawn Fertiliser, Weed & Moss Killer.
  • Repair damaged or worn areas with new Rolawn turf or lawn seed.
  • Apply Rolawn Lawn Topdressing.
  • Allow worm casts to dry before brushing with a stiff broom.
November/December
  • Remove leaves and debris.
  • Mow if the lawn is still growing.
  • Prune and thin foliage surrounding the lawn.
  • Clean and oil all equipment before putting into winter storage.

Further, detailed advice on lawn care can be found in the Lawn aftercare section.