As the weather gets colder our garden plants enter their dormant phase where they use stored energy to survive rather than thrive. The most noticeable symptom of this phase in our gardens is the slowdown of growth in our gardens.
You will now be able to stop regular mowing of your lawn – I often leave mine unmown for the whole of December and January, since the grass hardly grows during the coldest part of the year.
It is however very important to prepare your lawn before the coldest part of the year so that come spring when our gardens and lawns burst back into life, your lawn will be looking its best.
Here are some top tips from to prepare your lawn for the winter.
Once you are done, enjoy putting your feet up for a winter rest from lawn care, and make sure to avoid walking on your lawn if there is frost on the grass.
I'm Ann Katelyn, Creator and Chief Author of Sumo Gardener. Since I was a child I've always been fascinated with plants and gardens, and as an adult this has developed into my most loved hobby. I have dedicated most of my life to gardening and started Sumo Gardener as a way to express my knowledge about gardening with the hope of helping other people's gardens thrive.
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