How to fertilise a lawn — experts reveal the best method for perfect grass

A beautifully green lawn in a modern garden with sunken patio
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Knowing how to fertilise a lawn could be the difference between a healthy thriving lawn, and a yellowing, sickly affair.

Though it's important to note that there are many factors at play when it comes to the success of our lawn ideas, fertiliser can certainly play a factor when it comes to boosting vibrancy and thickness.

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Fiona Jenkins

A landscaper and gardening expert with over 25 years of experience in the industry. Currently she works for MyJobQuote as their resident expert on all things gardening. She is highly knowledgeable and her expertise have featured in many reputable publications.

Teresa Conway
Deputy editor on Homebuilding & Renovating

Teresa was part of a team that launched Easy Gardens in 2018 and worked as the Editor on this magazine. She has extensive experience writing and editing content on gardens and landscaping on brands such as Homes & Gardens, Country Homes & Interiors and Living Etc magazine. She has developed close working relationships with top landscape architects and leading industry experts, and has been exposed to an array of rich content and expertise.

In 2020 Teresa bought her first home. She and her partner worked alongside architects and builders to transform the downstairs area of her two bedroom Victorian house in north London into a usable space for her family. Along the way she learned the stresses, woes and joys of home renovation, and is now looking to her next project, landscaping the back garden.