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Putting the puzzle together

Grass Clippings  - Grass PuzzleThe  subject of lawns and their care puzzle many a lawn owner.  Many are simply scared of their lawn.

Lots of lawn owners perform the religious tasks of feeding their lawn in the spring time but not throughout the rest of the year. 

Some respect the mechanical operations such as mowing, scarification and aeration are important but many get these tasks in the incorrect order when performing a lawn renovation programme.  It is easy to grow grass, the hardest part is turning the grass into a lawn.

Factors affecting a lawn
  1. Mowing height and frequency
  2. Not feeding it often enough like every three months
  3. Being scared of it
  4. Light and shade lines
  5. Topography such as a north facing lawn
  6. Traffic from children, football goals and dogs and general wear
  7. Owners being reactive with it when little and often is the key
  8. More weeds and moss than turf grasses, all are indicators that your lawn is being neglected
  9. Poor advice received
  10. Rarely over seeding it - grasses do not last forever
  11. Undiagnosed lawn weeds, lawn pests and lawn disease
  12. New lawns need care too
  13. Trying to grow grass in an area of the garden when it clearly refuses to grow

You have come to the right place to get help with your lawn.  There are over 450 technical posts on lawn related matters on this Grass Clippings Lawn Blog.  Best of all it's all free so you have nothing to lose and you will definitely learn something new, we guarantee.

Please use the search facilty at the  top right of the blog to type in the key words such a weeds, moss, worm casts, fertiliser, disease, treatment, renovation, aeration, scarfication, mowing, grass seed, turf - you get the idea and solve the lawn care puzzle.

Thanks for reading and tell your family, friends and colleagues seeking help with their lawns.  Welcome to real grass and real grass problems and also Grass Clippings Lawn Advice Blog if you are a first time reader.

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