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What should I feed my lawn in Autumn?

In summer, lawn food makes your grass gorgeously green and lush – so what can an autumn / winter feed do for your lawn? Well, you may be planning some autumn seeding or weeding or may want to protect your lawn for winter and a feed can give your lawn a much needed helping hand!

autumn leaves on garden grass needing lawn food

Protecting your lawn with an autumn / winter lawn feed

We often forget that our lawns need to be fed in winter, too. Although we may not see the results as instantaneously, there are plenty of diseases and frost waiting to attack your lawn when it’s supposedly at its ‘weakest’! An autumn / winter lawn feed is best applied in September or October to ensure your lawn is protected from the get-go when winter's cold weather begins, and when spring rolls back around, your lawn will recover faster and grow better than before. For this, we recommend our Winter Remedy lawn food, which provides your grass with a steady four-month balanced feed of all the nutrients your lawn needs to stay healthy!

Our video below on how to use apply lawn food ensures you get the best results when feeding your lawn:

What lawn feed to use when late seeding?

If you’re planning some autumn seeding, it’s a good idea to feed your lawn in advance to ensure a successful sowing. A pre-seed lawn feed can greatly increase your chances of growing and establishing new grass if temperatures are changeable, as it provides your soil with a super boost of nutrients to speed up growth. If you’re considering sowing a new lawn, overseeding an existing lawn or simply doing some patching up – apply our Pre-Seed First Feed 10 days in advance. Water it in well and watch that grass pop up (almost) out of nowhere!

Killing weeds and moss

Weed and moss growth slows down in winter, so now is the perfect time to get rid of any lurking weeds and moss! You can target individual weeds with a selective weedkiller or rake out minimal moss with a rake. To target both weeds and moss at once, you can use our 3 IN 1 Lawn Rescue. Created to find the root of your lawn problem and restore it back to its former glory in just two weeks while providing your lawn with an essential feed for a further four weeks. Your lawn won’t know what’s hit it!

Feeding your lawn with autumn winter lawn feed

So, while some people may wind down their lawn care over the Autumn months, your lawn will thank you for the consistent care in the cooler temperatures. When Spring time comes knocking, your lawn will be in tip-top shape!

We have included links to a few of our other winter lawn care guides below, which will help you keep your lawn in top condition over winter:

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