Extreme moss growth warning for gardeners

Moss being held in a hand with a scarify rake nearby
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Gardening experts have warned that there will be a boom in mossy gardens after the UK was swept by heavy rainfall.

When moss gets too thick it prevents nutrients from reaching the roots of the grass – not great if you care about your lawn and take garden design and appearance seriously.

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.