When trying to create the perfect thick and luscious lawn, bare patches can be a problem. They make your lawn appear unsightly and un-cared for. However, a lot of people have bare patches due to them being caused by pets, children, or just general wear and tear.
Don’t worry if you have bare patches, because they can easily be fixed using Gro-Sure Smart Patch Repair Spreader Box.
Gro-Sure Smart Patch contains a unique blend of 4 ingredients designed to repair any patch in any lawn quickly and easily.
- Water retaining granules: This helps to eliminate any local dry patches.
- Salt and ammonia neutraliser: This repairs pet urine damage.
- Smart aqua gel coated seed: This ensures guaranteed germination.
- Premium seed sowing granules: This provides optimum growing conditions.
With these 4 ingredients Gro-Sure Smart Patch is ‘guaranteed’* to repair all of the bare patches in your lawn. To find out how to repair your lawn patches, read our step by step guide below or watch the video!
How to repair your lawn patches
- Remove all dead grass, weeds and their roots from the patch. Lightly rake the bare soil, breaking up any hard lumps or compacted soil surfaces
- Apply Gro-Sure® Smart Patch Repair to the patch with the built-in spreader up to a 2mm depth
- Water with a fine spray to moisten the mixture and activate the seed
- You can apply slightly less when covering thin grass rather than a bare patch
Aftercare: You can mow the patch for the first time when the grass is 5-8cm (2-3”) high. Do not remove more than 1/3 of the grass leaf at any one time. Feed your lawn after the first 2 cuts.
When to Use Smart Patch Repair on your lawn
The best time to apply patching mixes is when the soil temperature is between 10-18°C. The optimal time in spring is April and May. Patching mixes can be applied throughout March but be careful the weather isn’t too cold. In summer, patching mixes can be applied throughout June, July and August but be careful the weather isn’t too hot. The optimal time in autumn is September. Patching mixes can be applied throughout October but be careful the weather isn’t too cold.
Alternatively, watch our video below to show you how to repair patches in your lawn.