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BOSS THE MOSS: Improving drainage of the lawn reduces dampness and disfavours moss

BOSS THE MOSS: Improving drainage of the lawn reduces dampness and disfavours moss

BOSS THE MOSS: Improving drainage of the lawn reduces dampness and disfavours moss

This is the time of year when we begin to look outdoors again, and make a checklist of what needs to be done in the garden. First on my list? Tackling moss on the lawn.

1. Dampness

Dampness is an important factor in the growth of moss. Moss is an ancient kind of plant that depends for spore germination on free surface water, and it needs water for continuing growth as it is very vulnerable to drying out. Improving drainage of the lawn reduces dampness and disfavours moss.