Moss Control

Got a problem with Moss in your lawn? Lawnscience will take care of your lawn’s Moss issue and turn your lawn into a great looking lawn that you will be proud of, at a price you can afford.

Moss is an opportunist plant that thrives in wet or damp conditions. These conditions enable it to reproduce and when there is space available on the lawn for it to establish. Once established within a lawn, it can spread quickly by the distribution of millions of microscopic spores making Lawn Moss Control harder.

Most lawns suffer from a little moss, but an extensive moss issue is normally a sign of one or more of the following issues:

  • Excessive shade, resulting in the grass thinning due to the plant not receiving sufficient sunlight to effectively photosynthesis. Photosynthesis supplies the nutrients required for healthy plant development.
  • Poor soil fertility, creating a weak, thin grass cover, leaving space available within the lawn for the moss to colonize.
  • Soil compaction, creating weak growth as a result of the grasses’ shallow root system.
  • Insufficient drainage, leading to prolonged period of dampness is ideal for the establishment and growth of moss.

In order to resolve a lawn moss problem, it is important to not only treat the infestation but also the underlying cause.

Too much Moss on your lawn may just be a temporary problem, as a result of a recent drought or heavy waterfall. If it is a more persistent problem you will need to investigate further. On new lawns, it is often down to poor site preparation.

One of our lawn care professionals will fully inspect your lawn and the soil beneath it. They will provide you with the best solution for getting your lawn looking healthy again.

Lawnscience’s annual treatment programme contains a regular moss treatment.

The RHS is the world's leading gardening charity.

Lawnscience supports the RHS by annual charitable donations


Nigel is always prompt and helped me keep on top of treatments for a newly laid lawn. Certainly takes the hassle away of burning grass...
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    1st class service. Very knowledgeable on lawn care and how to improve our garden. Provided a course of action and a timetable to work to keep expectations high. Grass scarified and reseeded with great results
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    Lawnscience provide a service of feeding the grass and killing the weeds and moss that are in all lawns. The treatment varies depending on the time of year. By using Lawnscience a minimum of four times a year our lawns have shown a vast improvement.
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    Nigel approach to the job was very efficient and he took the time to explain everything properly , must say that my grass is much healthier than it was before and to top it up the cost it is very affordable.
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