Lawnkeeper News, Hints & Tips

June 2023 Newsletter

Lawns are showing the effects of the hot and dry start to June, but temperatures will moderate and will probably stay above average through the rest of June and into July. Low pressure systems approaching from the south and west will bring showery outbreaks of much needed rain, some heavy, along with scattered thunderstorms. Over […]
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April 2023 Newsletter

It has certainly been a wet start to spring but looking further ahead, a chance of more settled weather is forecast, with drier conditions more likely, although there is a chance that temperatures may be cooler than average. As temperatures rise and growth rates increase, the importance of regular and careful mowing cannot be overstated […]
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December 2022 Newsletter

After a warm and very wet autumn, some lawns have become saturated so do try to keep off them as much as possible and be prepared for some grass die back and a resurgence of moss. However the weather pattern is changing and December is going to be much colder due to high pressure building to the north. Frost and […]
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September 2022 Newsletter

Without the excessive temperatures, some very much needed rain at last and leaves starting to fall, there can be no doubt autumn is not far away after what has been a extremely tough summer for lawns and gardens. Some lawns or parts of lawns will remain dry and dormant for a little while longer, but rest assured they will recover in time for work […]
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June 2022 Newsletter

After a relatively dry spring, showers and rain this Jubilee weekend will be followed by a brief dry spell early next week, before low pressure brings more unsettled weather again later on. The middle of the month looks mixed as low pressure lingers nearby, but the end of June should bring more settled, drier weather. […]
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March 2022 Newsletter

It has been another mild and wet winter resulting in many lawns becoming waterlogged and a resurgence of moss. However, with dry and mild conditions in control for much of this week, it feels a little more like spring with the weather pattern expected to become more active by the final few days of March and into the […]
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December 2021 Newsletter

After a wet autumn, many lawns have become saturated so do try to keep off them as much as possible and be prepared for some grass die back and a resurgence of moss. With high pressure over or near the UK for the time being, we can continue to expect settled and dry conditions, however this may change allowing more […]
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September 2021 Newsletter

With leaves starting to fall, autumn is on its way and now is the time for renovation and repair work such as aeration, scarification, seeding and top dressing to ensure your lawn is in shape for the winter. If you notice birds pecking at the lawn during the autumn, this is most likely to be […]
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June 2021 Newsletter

After a very wet May and warm start to June lawns are growing fast, so mowing at least once a week is important. However higher night time temperatures and humidity increase the risk of lawns being infected by diseases such as Red Thread.   If you are in the Aylesbury, Princes Risborough, Great Missenden, Tring, Berkhamsted or […]
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