• lawn pest control

    100% Green Guarantee

    At Lawnsafe we will ensure that your lawn is in a perfect condition – whatever the weather. All you need to do it make sure that you water and mow your lawn correctly.
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    Common Problems

    Your garden is an intricately balanced ecosystem. If an aspect falls out of balance, it may have a profound effect on the health and look of the rest of your garden. Your lawn is no different – and unfortunately disease can strike in the blink of an eye.
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Effective Lawn Dressing

Choosing Effective Lawn Dressing

As the first days of summer grow ever closer many homeowners are starting to think about the outdoor entertainment possibilities that are offered by their gardens. In order to make sure that the garden is looking its best it’s now time to look at effective lawn dressing. The use of effective lawn dressing will ensure that the grass is looking great and that it will form the centrepiece of any get together with family and friends.

Effective lawn dressing requires he purchase of high quality dressing for the lawn. This high quality lawn dressing is available from a variety of outlets, including supermarkets, however should the homeowner require specialist advice on which lawn dressing would best suit their individual lawns then they should take care to purchase their lawn dressing from a nursery where this advice will be supplied. The type of lawn dressing that is most suitable will depend on a variety of different factors, including the lawn type and rainfall patterns that are prevalent in area where the lawn has been laid.

The effective high quality lawn dressing that is available to homeowners is composed of well balanced soil and organic compost. This mixture has a variety of attributes that help the growth of the lawn and can also serve to control pests that can cause damage to the lawn. Lawn dressing also restores the soil when natural microbes have been disrupted due to the use of chemical fertilisers.

Lawn dressing can also be used to smooth out the appearance of the lawn. This is especially useful when newly laid lawn has been allowed to settle. The lawn dressing will fill in the depressions left by this settling process and encourage the healthy growth of the lawn. In soils that have a high proportion of sand and clay content, such as that found on the Highveld of South Africa the application of effective lawn dressing can ensure that nutrients are topped up and that the soil is better able to hold water.

Applying effective lawn dressing will also stimulate the root growth of the lawn. This will lead to a lusher, more healthy looking lawn. It is recommended that the lawn receive a lawn dressing at least annually. Homeowners can apply the lawn dressing themselves or enlist the services of a professional garden service to assist with both the selection of the correct lawn dressing and the application of the lawn dressing. Companies like LawnSafe to make recommendations on which effective lawn dressing to apply and assist with its application.