Create a new lawn from turf or seed – autumn weather is favourable for good lawn establishment.
Raise the height of your mower blades as grass growth slows down.
Now is a good time to carry out essential lawn maintenance to avoid waterlogging and compaction. Try aerating your lawn with a garden fork, removing thatch from the surface with a rake and repairing dead patches. Use a specialist lawn scarifier if you have a large area to cover.
Apply a special lawn top-dressing after carrying out maintenance work. Follow the instructions on the packet carefully.
You can feed your lawn with an autumn fertiliser now, which is rich in potassium and low in nitrogen.
Now is the perfect time to use a biological control (nematodes) if you suspect damage from lawn chafers or leatherjackets.
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