When to cut grass in winter — and when to leave well alone

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When to cut grass in winter — this is a topic that can cause some division. If you are gazing out over your garden beating yourself up about scruffy flowerbeds and a less than pristine lawn then we are here to – hopefully – make you feel a little better.  

Although it can be disheartening to see your garden design looking rather bedraggled, knowing that this is quite normal should help a little. "Over summer, gardens provide a sanctuary away from the business of life, but over winter they start to look dilapidated," adds Chris Bonnett from GardeningExpress.co.uk.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.