A neat garden is likely to impress the neighbours

For the majority of us lawns make up the largest part of our gardens. Just like an attractive head of hair, a good lawn requires regular attention – and you are the hairdresser!. Often a little work at the right time can pay huge dividends and ensures your lawn looks stunning.

Here at Amateur Gardening magazine our experts give you all the top tips on how to care for your lawn at different times of the year. Starting with our great tips on Spring lawn care.

Seasonal Tips: Spring Lawn Care | Autumn Lawn Care |

Videos: Lawn Care Videos

When it comes to spring lawn care there are three key jobs need doing. These are scarifying, spiking, and top-dressing. SCARIFYING removes moss and ‘thatch’ – small pieces of dead grass…

Our Amateur Gardening expert shows you how to deal with waterlogged lawns, to improve your turf and set it up for either summer or winter. This job is best carried out…

Autumn Lawn Care

HOT, DRY summers like the one many of us have experienced this year leave lawns looking far from their best. Frazzled, brown grass, bare patches, and a flourishing of moss…

Lay turf

This Alan Titchmarsh video shows you how to lay turf to create a beautiful lawn. His simple advice shows you how to prepare the ground by cultivating and raking. He…

If you’ve clocked-up penalty points for speeding, reading on could endanger your licence. Because Honda has created what it believes is the world’s fastest lawn mower – capable of reaching…

WE SPEND almost two months of our lives mowing the lawn – a new study has found.  The research, by artificial lawn retailer Grono, sought to uncover the nation’s mowing…

A scientist has created what could be the most environmentally-friendly lawn in the country – but your kids won’t be able to play football on it. Lionel Smith, a PhD…