Tips to kick start your lawn

How to get a perfect moss and weed-free lawn

A beautiful, well-maintained lawn is a sight to behold and will make the neighbours green with envy. Unfortunately, all too often lawns can look bare, brown, patchy or full of weeds and moss. A good 4 in 1 lawn care treatment will control most broad-leaved weeds and moss. It will also help build a thick, green lawn with strong roots which better absorb water and nutrients. This means the lawn is better prepared to handle the heat, drought and other stresses, and of course, you get a lush, green lawn!

What you will need...

Other useful items

  • Rake
  • Gardening gloves
  • Watering can or hose
  • A lawnmower.

Step 1

April: Firstly estimate the size of your lawn so you know how much lawn food to buy. Do this by multiplying the length by the width. One large stride is approximately one metre - so get pacing!

  • Up to 100 sq.m = ¼ of a tennis court
  • Up to 200 sq.m = ½ of a tennis court
  • Up to 400 sq.m = 1 whole tennis court

Step 2

Now it’s time to apply some Miracle-Gro EverGreen Complete 4 in 1. This 4 in 1 product not only contains lawn feed, weed killer and moss killer but it also helps make the plants stronger so they are better able to survive drought conditions. The application couldn’t be simpler: just flip open the spreader and then scatter the contents evenly as you walk up and down your lawn or for a larger lawn use a wheeled spreader for even application.

Step 3

If no rain falls within two days, water the lawn thoroughly - do this at a cool time of day so that it can soak into the soil. After just seven days, your lawn will become a richer, greener colour. After two weeks you simply rake out the dead moss, leaving the grass to fully re-establish itself.

Step 4

To keep your lush lawn weed and moss-free all season, apply Miracle-Gro EverGreen Complete 4 in 1 again during the summer (maximum of 2 applications per year, leaving 3 months between application).

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