There are around 30 different species of moss found in UK lawns. They tend to infect lawns when the grass surface is sparse although living in the UK, with its damp conditions moss will be found in most lawns during the cooler months.
Moss spores are produced in spring and autumn when infect lawns, sometimes we even help spread them by raking the lawns surface.
Any practice that reduces the thickness of the lawn will aid the development of moss i.e. mowing too short, compaction, poor drainage and the creation of shade. So to reduce moss raise the height of your lawn mower and aerate regularly.
Moss can be killed and even in severe infestations the area can be claimed back to lawn.
We will be happy to advise you on a suitable program for your lawn.
If you would like further details please contact us.