Kitchen Garden

THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER

TIME LINE FOR GRASS CARE

Grass paths and lawns are often the areas of garden that get the least attention apart from when we brutally chop at them once a week with the mower. However, grass is like any other plant that we care for, it has needs otherwise it doesn’t thrive. Here are some key seasonal points to keep grass areas around your plot looking good.

SUMMER

■ The mower blades can be lowered a bit if necessary but don’t be tempted to scalp the lawn, it will only stress the grass and allow other plants, such as moss, to grow in its place.

■ If you missed a lawn fertiliser application in spring you could apply in

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