Lawn Treatment

Brown Spots on your Lawn – has your lawn Fusarium Patches?

Brown Spots

Brown Spots – How to recognise Fusarium Patches One of the key reasons for brown spots on your lawn may well be Fusarium disease which is typically seen during the Autumn and Winter months. The Fusarium patch is caused by the fungus  Microdochium Nivale.   Fusarium Patch disease thins out your lawn. It looks like a white mould […]

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Bald Lawn – Does your lawn horrify you?

Bald Lawn

Bald Lawn Patch Horror   Bald Lawn???? Does your garden look like a scene from a horror film?  Is your lawn haunted by bald patches? Nothing grows. Your lawn is just dead. It’s that time of year when according to legend the un-dead emerge out of the bowels of the ground.   ‘Under the moonlight […]

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Autumn Lawn Maintenance Tips

Autumn Lawn Maintenance

Follow these Greenfeet tips for your autumn lawn maintenance. The Irish summer has gone and the hard winter hasn’t started.  It’s a great time to take some critical actions which will reap the rewards for you in a better lawn in spring. The key is being consistent with these actions.   Autumn Lawn Maintenance: Clear […]

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Lawn Edging Best Ways to Trim Lawn Edges

Lawn Edging

Lawn edging – Tidying up your lawn edges will give a lovely finish to your lawn and emphasise all the hard work you have been put in.  Or if you haven’t been doing much (ahem!) and you’ve been letting your lawn slide, trimming around the edges will improve the look. It may even give you […]

General Lawn Care

Autumn Grass Care: Why and When to Mow

Autumn Grass Care

Autumn Grass Care – Autumn is coming on and it’s time to raise the height of the blade on your mower.  Consider these Autumn mowing tips. You’ll be looking for your grass to be a height of 3cm.  To achieve that you need to raise the blade about 1cm above the summer mowing setting.   […]

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Lawn Weeds….Broadleaf Plantain – how to get rid of it

Lawn weeds……broadleaf plantain is a common sight in some lawns.  When you look out across the lawn it looks pockmarked. The grass is lush but in places it looks like it’s been pressed down by something. Take a closer look and you’ll find the lawn weed broadleaf plantain.   What is the Lawn Weed Broadleaf Plantain? […]

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Greenfeet National Ploughing Championships

Greenfeet National Ploughing Championships

The National Ploughing Championships 2016 were tremendous to be part of in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly this year.   Greenfeet National Ploughing Championships At the Greenfeet stand we got to meet and advise some of the record numbers who attended the championships about their lawns. Over 283,000 came to the event over the three days. […]

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The Benefits of an Automatic Lawn Mower – The Benefits – No More Mowing Between Showers

Robot Mower Benefits

Automatic Lawn Mower – There are plenty of automatic lawn mower benefits. But it’s worth having a look at the problems you face when using the old fashioned mowing devices. Yes. They have served you well. You might even be a bit fond of your old mower. But you can’t argue with the facts. Automatic […]

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Lawn Pests Leatherjackets – How to get rid of them

Lawn Pests Leatherjackets

Leather Jackets Insects – you need to keep an eye out for these guys or they’ll leave you with yellow patchy grass and grass seeds that never get to root because they are gobbled up by the leather jackets. In fact you may have bare or no grass in areas of your lawn.   What […]

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Autumn Lawn Feed: When and How to Use It

Autumn Lawn Feed

Autumn lawn feed, now is the time.  As summer closes in, you want to prepare your lawn for winter. You can see the wear and tear on the grass. Patches may have appeared. It’s all looking a bit worn.  There are different lawn fertilisers  you can choose as we’ve discussed before.  So what should you […]