Fluctuating weather including frost and snow can make it difficult for grass to keep looking its best throughout the winter. However, gardening experts share how homeowners can make their garden “stand out” from the crowd with lush grass all winter long.
A spokesman for Garden Buildings Direct said: “It is important for gardeners to look after their grass over the winter months, as the change in weather can cause damaging conditions to the soil and create an unpleasant appearance.
“Maintenance is key to keeping your grass green in the colder months, but it’s also important to use these simple methods if you want to achieve perfectly green grass.
“We’ve found six useful ways for homeowners to revitalize the look of their gardens and make their grass greener than ever.”
This included fertilizing the lawn which can help to “strengthen” grass growth and maintain the “perfect” green color throughout the winter.
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“Increasing the iron content helps to boost the amount of nutrients in the hay and darkens the color over time as it helps to improve the pH level in the hay to help prevent any unpleasant color changes.” will help.”
Along with improving the health of the lawn, coffee grounds can be great for improving the health of plants, including houseplants.
The experts at WeThrift said: “Coffee in particular is a great source of nitrogen, which your plants need to produce green, healthy and strong stems.
“Mixing coffee grounds into your compost pile is an organic way to give your plants a huge boost.
“Despite its brown color, coffee is considered a green compost material because it is kitchen waste. A healthy compost mix should contain equal amounts of both green and brown.
“Greens include kitchen waste products such as coffee grounds or eggshells, as well as any other fresh or green produce such as fresh grass, cut flowers or even weeds.
“Brown includes any carbon-containing products such as fallen leaves, dry grass, wood shavings and paper including paper coffee filters.”
According to professionals, the drink can be used as a fertilizer for plants as it contains essential nutrients such as nitrogen, potassium, calcium and magnesium, all of which plants need to thrive.