Laying a new lawn can feel like laying a new carpet, but without the proper care and attention, that new velvet lawn can deteriorate quickly. Here’s a few tips to help you keep your new lawn looking as fresh as it did on the day it was laid.
Above: A new lawn can loo great when it is first laid, but without the proper care and attention, it can deteriorate quickly
The first 8 weeks
The first 12 months
When can I mow my new lawn?
When can Green Man start to treat my new lawn?
What other Green Man Lawn Treatments will help my new lawn?
What other problems can occur on my new lawn?
Your new lawn can face many problems. Even if you have kept on top of your lawn mowing and watered it in properly, there are still problems that are unavoidable.
1.Fungal diseases are prone to attacking new lawns. Red Thread diseases is now detected in the grass seed itself, and Fusarium attacks most new lawns. Click here for further information on fungal diseases.
2.Mushrooms may not cause any actual harm to your new lawn, but can look unsightly. It is common for a new lawn (under 12 months old) to be constantly plagued with mushrooms. Click here for further information on mushrooms.
3.Water-logging and winter die-back. It is common for lawns that are growing in a shaded, sheltered or enclosed environment to suffer from water-logging or winter die-back. Click here for further information on winter die-back.