What can I do about the worm casts on my lawn?

Worm work their way through the soil, breaking down organic matter. A worm cast occurs on the surface of the soil and is a small mound of muddy soil ejected from the digestion system of some species of these earthworms. Some lawns can have a large amount of worm activity. Worm activity in the winter can be a… Read More »

Has moss taken over your lawn?

Here in the North West of England, the winter of 2011 / 2012 has been warm and damp for nearly six months, which has been great for autumn-seeded grass, but also ideal conditions for moss. If your lawn has an area of shade, is overly compacted, suffers with poor drainage or is in an acidic soil area, then… Read More »

New Lawn Care Blog for North West England

 Welcome to my lawn care blog. My name is Kris Lord and I run the South Manchester branch of Lawnscience. Firstly, I’d just like to clarify that I am from Manchester in the North West of England, not any of the ‘Manchesters’ across the pond in the USA! That is important as a great many of the issues… Read More »