A GARDENING whizz has revealed their top tips to keep your grass green all year round.
As summer and hot weather, approach, advice on how to keep gardens lush and avoid brown dustbowls or frosty wastelands will be music to Brits’ ears.
The grass really is greener with these tips from a gardening expertCredit: Alamy
Angela Slater, from Hayes Gardening World, is fortunately on hand to provide just such handy hacks.
She told The Mirror that a proper watering routine is absolutely key.
Angela said: “For a lovely rich green sward for most of the year (it may lose a bit of colour over winter) you need to keep up with the maintenance.
“Keeping the grass well-watered is crucial for keeping it green.
“However, over-watering will result in a sodden lawn and dead grass.”
The expert advised that high-nitrogen weed and feed products can help accelerate the results.
However, the most important tip was to make sure that your lawn maintenance is a year-round effort.
Angela explained that you can rake over your grass in spring to cut back moss growth and then “sprinkle a little seed” over the bare patches to promote even coverage.
If the moss still won’t go away, she recommended choosing plants suited to boggy conditions or digging a small pond in the affected area.
Finally, she stressed the importance of rooting out weeds as a priority,
She said: “Take out weeds as soon as they appear, as they can be difficult to remove once they have taken hold.
“Mow the lawn regularly as this will encourage the grass plants to put out more roots which, in turn, will put out more grass growth to fill any gaps.
“Apply a dedicated lawn weed and feed in autumn and your lawn will be more likely to stay thick and green over the winter.”
It comes after a pest control expert revealed when you should water your plants in order to keep slugs and snails at bay.
Meanwhile, other gardening experts have given out advice on everything from common weeds to look out for to cheap hacks to transform your lawn and even whether or not to mow it at all.