Best way to kill moss in lawn? How to get rid of moss without killing your grass

Moss can affect the overall health of your lawn. File picture
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The best way to kill moss in lawns is a hot topic in the gardening world as the weather turns a little milder. 

When moss gets too thick it prevents important nutrients such as water, fertiliser, and oxygen from reaching the roots of the grass.

Portrait shot of David Hedges Gower, a lawn expert
David Hedges Gower

David is one of the UK's leading lawn experts, with over 30 years' experience in the industry. He is Chairman of the Lawn Association, an educational platform for homeowners and professionals, and founded the world's first lawn care qualification.

Sam Webb

Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.