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Disease alert- Red Thread

Posted by Simon in Lawn Disease on January 25, 2017

despite the cold morning sand wintery conditions we are getting reports back from our lawn care technicians that red thread is present in a number of lawns, that we are treating with the “Winter Feed and Moss Treatment”. Symptoms You may see the following symptoms: Patches of affected grass with a reddish tinge at first,…

Mottled Lawns are the effect of strange May weather

Posted by mattcrane in Lawn Care Tips,Summer Lawns on June 2, 2015

We are receiving calls from customers reporting that their lawns are off-colour with a mottled appearance.  This is hardly surprising when you look at the up and down nature of the weather in May and the run of cold nights that has extended right up to the beginning of June this year. So we have…

How to look after your Summer Lawn

Posted by mattcrane in Drought Control,Lawn Care Tips,Summer Lawns on April 15, 2015


It’s been fantastic to see the sun in the last couple of weeks, especially now the longer days has arrived allowing you to potter about in the garden after dinner. Being able towalk across lush green grass to your flower beds and pots makes everything feel much better. It’s important to remember that with longer…

Moss Treatment for lawns and Spring Fertiliser

Posted by mattcrane in Lawn Care Tips,Moss Treatment on February 23, 2015

As winter draws to a close (we say hopefully) the ProLawnCare moss treatment for lawns also draws to a close; so what’s next? Lawns will generally look ‘tired’ following the long dark, cold winter, so they are in desperate need of a good feed. Our spring fertiliser will be in the form of slow release granular…

Moss in Lawns

Posted by mattcrane in Moss in Lawns,Moss Treatment on November 12, 2014

There are over 12,000 species of moss and algae, of which over 50 species are found to affect grass. Mosses are primitive non-flowering plants that have no root structure and rely on a sufficient moisture environment being present for reproduction and survival. The majority of them are tolerant of acidic conditions and are stimulated by…

Autumn Tips for Your Lawn

Posted by mattcrane in Lawn Care Tips,Lawn Insects on September 4, 2014


Autumn Lawn Care Autumn Feed This feed is a very important part of any lawn care programme. Feed with a fertiliser high in Phosphate and Potassium with additional Iron for that dark green look. Aeration + Over Seeding To Improve Grass Quality Soil compaction is a frequent cause of turf deterioration and moss invasion so…

April and May Lawn Care Tips

Posted by mattcrane in Lawn Care Tips on March 31, 2014


Lawn Care tips for April & May Organic Fertiliser for a Great Looking Lawn This is the time to feed and weed (preferably in that order). The fertiliser we use is organic which means we are feeding the soil to help it feed the lawn, and benefit the environment, and give you great looking lawn.…

Lawn Spring Feeds

Posted by mattcrane in Lawn Care Tips,Lawn Feed on March 17, 2014


In stark contrast to last year’s Spring, ProLawnCare have already begun applying Spring Lawn Feed to our Customer’s lawns.  It seems contradictory, but we could use some rain now to wash the fertiliser towards the root zones! Speaking of rain, the reason why so many lawns look washed out is thanks to us having the…

Moss Control

Posted by mattcrane in Lawn Care Tips,Moss in Lawns on February 27, 2014

Moss is growing thick and fast in lawns especially in areas of shade and even more if leaves have fallen; heavy dues at this time of year help it grow as well.  How is moss defined?  Treating moss with an iron sulphur solution now will turn it black and weaken it to the extent that the…

Fusarium & Snow Mould

Posted by mattcrane in Lawn Care Tips,Lawn Disease on November 19, 2013


During damp weather keep an eye out for our most damaging lawn disease – Fusarium Fusarium & Snow Mould is evident in cool wet conditions from late autumn to spring Fusarium – otherwise known as Snow Mould, is primarily a disease of fine or old turf generally occurring in the late autumn. It is becoming more…

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