Watering Lawn


If your lawn is suffering from drought stress (yellow and brown patches), you can help rescue it by following our top tips for watering:

  • Keep off the lawn as much as possible as the grass will be dry and brittle, which makes it liable to break
  • Do not cut shorter than 50mm (2”) and do not cut again until there is a sign of growth
  • Water twice a day until there is sufficient moisture in the soil to help the grass to recover
  • Ideally, water the lawn early in the morning or during the late part of the day when evaporation is at its lowest
  • Why not consider installing a water butt for this purpose - don’t forget to make sure it has a child-proof lid
  • Fork the worst areas to help the water to get to where it is needed most – the root zone
  • For large lawns, look for a company that will fit an irrigation system
  • Do not stop having GreenThumb come to treat the lawn; when the rain finally comes; recovery will be quicker
  • Speak to your local GreenThumb operator for advice on the Oasis Treatment Programme
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  • I am a relatively new customer but I wish to thank you for the great job you have done on my lawns. In six months they have gone from green/yellow to a lush green appearance with few weeds and moss. Well done GreenThumb from a very satisfied customer.

  • We've now had two treatments from your service. Already we have noticed a difference in the quaility of the lawn and the greenness. Really pleased. Also, the young men who have visited have been charming - very polite and pleasant, thank you.

  • When we moved into our house five years ago, the whole garden was very overgrown and the lawns were in a dreadful state. After only two years our front and back lawns have been dramatically transformed, I would highly recommend GreenThumb to anyone.

  • We bought a new property and the land had previously been used as a pig farm so lots of strong weeds. We are now a year in from the start of your team's treatment and the improvement is 200%. The team in Norwich always arrive on time, are courteous and are very well informed.

  • The grass is lush, thick, green and plentiful. Even the front which was an eye sore has received compliments. We are delighted with what has already been achieved and only wish I had known about this service sooner. I could have saved myself a lot of time and effort.