What to do with your lawn in winter

Winter is coming. Your lawn is going to sleep. And it’s very likely the grass will stop growing for the moment. Though this is perfectly natural, your lawn may turn brown or yellow. What should you do?

1. Reduce watering

When the temperature drops, and you don’t need to mow the grass so often, decrease watering times to avoid flooding the lawn – which will also help prevent winter diseases.

2. Keep the grass high

Remember that leaves are the energy-producing part of the plant: the more leaves it has, the more energy your lawn will be able to store over the winter. So, when it comes to mowing your grass, increase the blade height.

3. Do not fertilize

Avoid applying fertilizer when your lawn is dormant. Fertilizer could seep into underground water sources, and even feed the weeds. Save it for spring!

Related Articles on El experto dice
When winter comes, protect your lawn

A carpet of white snow and glistening frost on the lawn might look pretty. But this can be pretty tough on the grass underneath. Follow our checklist on protecting your lawn during harsh weather conditions. And help it spring back to life after a long winter.

Read more
Winter wonderland: what to do with an icy lawn

During the winter, plenty of gardens experience colder temperatures and more extreme weather conditions. If you look out of the window to see snow and ice covering your lawn, here’s what to do:

Read more
Planting tulips in Autumn

From pastel pinks to vibrant yellows, lily-shaped to fringed, tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs. Follow our guide on how, when and why to plant tulips in autumn – for a brilliant display next year.

Read more
Why scarifying in autumn is good for your lawn

Lots of people only scarify their lawn in spring. But after long summer days, it can also be an important autumn activity, helping to remove dead grass, moss and debris from the surface of your garden. Find out when, how and why to do it below:

Read more
Why should you blow away your leaves?

Ah, falling leaves. With their vibrant colours, they’re as beautiful as they are relaxing. But they can also threaten the health of your lawn. Here are three reasons why you should use a blower to remove dead leaves during autumn:

Read more
A room with a garden view: how to build an insect hotel

During the colder months, we do everything we can to protect our lawn and plants. But what do we do for the insects who call our garden home?

Read more
Lawn alone?

Here are our tips on how best to prepare your lawn and checks to make before you go. Then you can relax, knowing you’ll come back from your break to a lawn that looks as good as it did on the day you left.

Read more
Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin
Search engine powered by ElasticSuite
Garden Size Measurement
Draw the area of your lawn on the map and find the most suitable products.
Zoom in on your property. Click or tap to draw a path around your garden to measure the area.