A trusted name in property since 1996.

Don't see what you're looking for?

Let us know what you require and we?ll get back to you.

Login / Create Profile

Creating a profile allows you to automatically request contact regarding a property without you having to re-enter your details each time.

Linprop News


Lawn care

 
A standard plan of action will be:

• Check your lawn for thatch. This is an accumulated layer of dead material which prevents water and fertilisers from penetrating the soil. If you have a Kikuyu lawn, a short, close mow is what you are looking for, so set your lawnmower quite low. Other lawn varieties do not require low cuttings. Thatch can be removed by using a good strong, metal rake. This makes good compost!
• Aerate the lawn by pushing a garden fork into the soil (preferably when wet) at a spacing of 100 mm and a depth of 150 mm. Alternatively, you can hire a lawn spike aerator.
• If you had to remove thatch, fertilise the lawn with superphosphate or 2:3:2 at 60g/m². If no thatch had to be removed, fertilise the lawn with 3:2:1 (28) SR at 45g/m². Water well after fertilising.
• Level out any depressions in the lawn by filling it in with a good quality, weed-free lawn dressing, but do not cover the lawn with more than 3 cm of lawn dressing at a time. This will improve the soil structure and will add essential organic matter. Water well, and keep upper soil layer moist until new growth shows.

If your lawn shows signs of distress caused by disease or insects, it is best to call in professional help to identify and solve the specific problem.

A consistent lawn care program - regular mowing, watering and fertilising - ensures that the lawn stays healthy and attractive – the perfect backdrop for a cool summer garden.

Categories: Gardening

Published in: Linprop newsletter

Bookmarking:

<< News

News powered by BriefYourMarket.com

Linprop can bring it to the attention of a targeted audience, facilitate the deal, manage the property or take care of your rental administration.

We can help you find the home, flat, town house or stand of your dreams!

 
 
 
Linprop specializes in the sale, rental and management of properties in Linden
and the following surrounding areas:
Auckland Park . Blackheath . Blairgowrie . Berario . Cresta . Darrenwood . Emmarentia . Fairlands . Ferndale
Greenside . Jacanlee . Linden . Linden Ext. . Melville . Malanshof . Montgomery Park . Montroux . Northcliff
Pierneef Park . Pine Park . Risidale . Robindale . Robin Hills . Roosevelt Park . Westdene

Property For Sale: All Property for Sale Gauteng
Property To Rent: All Property to Rent Gauteng
Developments for sale: All New Developments for Sale Gauteng

Real Estate Powered By CyberAgent
Disclaimer