So today I finished the last of my winter treatments in Bognor Regis, Felpham and Aldwick, fortunately I had allowed for an admin afternoon so all were safely completed before the heavens opened, but its back on the road in Chichester tomorrow.
Meteorological spring will begin on 01 March 2017 and the signs are all around now with crocus’s budding, daffodils sprouting and snow drops in full bloom, I can’t wait for all the spring colours.
Whilst there is still the chance of a cold snap daytime and overnight temperatures are rising and so is the ground temperature so the potential for grass to grow is increasing.
If you’re lucky to have a lawn that is dry enough to consider using the mower then make sure the first cut of the year is at a high level and reduce down slowly to 15 to 20mm in spring. Make sure the blade has been sharpened before you get going.
As the temperatures rise further it will soon be time to start those lawn repairs that often follow the winter, reseeding the patches caused by last year’s use etc. If you need any help or advice on how to get the best results just get in touch.
Of course when the grass grows, and often before, those pesky weeds start to compete. The good news is that when they are growing they can be controlled. There are lots of products available in the garden centres which can help with many of the common weeds but the key is to identify the weed and make sure you check the product label as for some of the most common and difficult weeds to control there are no domestic products available.
We are here to help and have access to a range of herbicides that can get rid of your lawn’s weeds and often, when you add up the costs of all the products you buy; it is no more expensive to ask us to use our professional products and tools to take care of the problem.
It’s all about helping the grass to dominate the weeds and moss so to help with that we will also soon be applying our spring feeds to give that boost and tonic for the season.
And now the Sun is shining! Rain, Sun, Rain, typically England in the spring
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