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    possible causes and solutions for grass that isn't growing through the year


    Even now in the middle of the summer, the grass in my garden isn't growing very well. At first I thought it was just remaining dormant for a little longer after the winter but the problem is persisting. What are the possible causes and what are the solutions?

    Asked by Monika Lydia on 18th Aug 2020
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    PS Garden Care & Property Maintenance

    "Could be an ant hill below? Or lack if light or the soil below has become tired. Firstly try a good lawn fees and fertiliser
    If that doesn’t work dig out what isn’t growing to 6 inches and fill the hole with lawn quality topsoil then flatten and lay new turf, watering daily ( don’t do November to February as the grass won’t grow below 6 degrees centigrade)"

    Answered on 6th Nov 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Nathan Howard

    "Try watering your grass a small amount each day to see if that makes any difference, if not then water soluble grass fertiliser might save your grass. Planting more seed or aerating the soil may also help. Good luck !"

    Answered on 21st Aug 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report

    "This could be down to many different factors, including sun light, lack of water, poor soil condition, serious lack of nutrients, diseases or something similar can all effect the growth of your lawn. Without taking a look it’s hard to determine the cause/causes to why this is. If you’d like us to give you a solution to the problem it would require a visit. Hope we’ve help you answer your question,

    Kind regards,



    Answered on 18th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
    Ls building & landscapes services

    "Fish , blood and bone plant food with a small box of grass seed and a bag of compost with a good mix all together and sprinkle across lawn, but use gloves when you do so and it will help the old grass and give you new grass and you can get it from any garden centre just need to water the lawn of an evening especially in hot weather ."

    Answered on 18th Aug 2020 - Member since Feb 2018 - report
    Odd Jobs Kirriemuir

    "Numerous reasons could be the cause of your grass not to grow, it could be down to lack of light which theoretically can cause heavy moss which can stop the growth of the grass, it could be a case of the ground is to dry, which would create cracks in the soil so it’s lacking moisture, or it could be getting too wet which basically is drowning the roots this usually happens when on a downward incline which again can cause heavy moss.

    There are many products on the market you can purchase such as lawn sand which you sprinkle to kill moss ( this product will turn your grass black for a few weeks and then back to its natural colour, you can get lawn care which helps your grass grow and become more greener, another solution would be to scarify it and add nutrients to it. If your lacking moisture then the use of a sprinkler at night time can help replenish the grass."

    Answered on 18th Aug 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Dream landscapes

    "This could be down to bad prep and poor soil try grass seed but prices for new turf are starting £3 a roll"

    Answered on 18th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report

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