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    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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Types of Soil

Preparation For Various Types Of Soil

Not all types of soil work well for growing an amazing piece of lawn. The best approach is to get a soil test done to ensure that the application of fertilizer, compost and top soil mixes as well as drainage planning are appropriate for the particular soil. As experts in lawn care we can assist with all of the above.

The best types of soil will have the perfect pH balance with excellent drainage. High clay content soil is not well suited for garden lawns and as such the tilt and drainage must be addressed. In addition a topsoil and compost mix as well as aeration may be needed to create a healthy lawn. Once the foundation is correct, caring for the lawn afterwards will be easy.  Soil quality can thus be improved through the application of the ideal topsoil mix.

We can help to properly prepare various types of soil to improve the quality of your lawn. We for instance, address drainage, aeration, top soil mixing, weed control, and fertilisation as well as watering. Many people believe that clay should be good soil because of its water retaining qualities. Unfortunately it is also often resistant to watering. With inadequate drainage, problems may arise. We help to create the correct soil conditions for proper lawn growing by also addressing even difficult types of soil such as clay.

At the other end of the scale you get sandy soil. Although definitely not resistant to water, it doesn’t retain moisture well enough. Composting it will help and once again we are here to do the job correctly. We also assist with aeration ensuring that the roots can get to the nutrients.

Contact us today for assistance in preparing for proper lawn growth by applying the correct treatment to the various types of soil.

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