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Best products to remove moss from your lawn

Moss is a common problem in spring and autumn time. We offer two solutions to deal with your moss problem: a natural solution which is safe for use around children and pets or a moss killer. Choose from our recommended products below.

Westland SafeLawn

safelawn spreader for life 80m2

What is it?

A natural child and pet friendly lawn feed that greens your lawn and prevents weeds and moss.

When do i use it?

Apply from February to October when grass is actively growing on both young and established lawns.

How do i use it?

Apply at a rate of 32g/m2. Mark out the area to be treated and shake the pack before use to mix the contents. Apply evenly over the marked area by hand or wheeled spreader. Apply using the built-in spreader if using Spreader For Life. Re-apply monthly as required.

What to expect

A greener, healthier, stronger lawn that will outcompete weeds and moss.

Aftercut Moss Killer

westland aftercut moss killer 80m2
moss killer back of pack

What is it?

An effective lawn treatment with Iron that kills moss, builds grass roots, and creates a greener, stronger lawn.

When do i use it?

Apply from May to Mid-November when grass and moss are actively growing.

How do i use it?

Apply at a rate of 32g/m2. Apply the granules evenly to ensure complete and even lawn coverage. After 7 – 14 days, rake out dead moss that has blackened. Avoid walking or allowing pets on the treated area until granules have been watered in and the lawn is fully dry.

What to expect

After 7 days the lawn will become greener, and dead moss will appear black. After 7 – 14 days, rake out dead moss that has blackened. Any discoloration on the lawn is temporary.

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Moss removal on lawns can be a challenging task for many homeowners. Moss can be a common issue on lawns, especially in damp and shaded areas. It can make your lawn look unsightly and compete with grass for nutrients and water. To tackle the moss problem on your lawn, there are several steps you can take.

1. Identify the Cause: Moss thrives in damp, shady, and compacted soil conditions. Identify the underlying cause of the moss growth to prevent it from coming back.

2. Better Drainage: Make sure water drains properly in your lawn to avoid puddles, which can lead to moss growth.

3. Increase Sunlight: Trim back overhanging branches or bushes to allow more sunlight to reach the lawn. Moss prefers shady areas, so increasing sunlight exposure can help discourage its growth.

4. Aerate the Soil: Compacted soil can contribute to moss growth. Aerating the soil will improve air circulation and water penetration, helping grass to thrive and moss to recede.

5.Use a lawn fertiliser: to strengthen the lawn and that will outcompete moss and weeds.

6. Use Moss Killer: If the moss problem persists, consider using a moss killer specifically designed for lawns. Follow the instructions carefully for best results.