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Autumn Lawn Care Tips

Grass under bare feet'It is great to see an article in The Daily Mail about looking after your lawn as it is rare that our UK daily newspapers recognise that a lawn is part of a garden!

The author of the article is Nigel Colborn, a British TV presenter and gardening expert/writer.

'This is the season for making a new lawn. Soils are still warm and autumn weather is usually perfect for speedy germination.

The seedlings have plenty of time to develop a green cover before winter. Turf laid now will also settle down quickly.

So if you fancy a new lawn, or would like more grass in your garden, this is the moment. It’s a simple procedure and results are rapid.

But before you start, a few simple checks are necessary. First, check for drainage. You can make the finest seed bed on earth with the top few centimetres of soil.

But if water can’t drain away easily, permanently damp areas could make your lawn look patchy. Grass isn’t just grass.'

Read more here.

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