How to feed, weed and kill moss on your lawn

From Spring each year, when the weather begins to get milder, our quiet dormant garden slowly comes to life again!

Lawn care is normally the first and most asked about topic each Spring and early summer, in this article we will take you through one very successful option for managing weeds, moss and feeding your lawn, a product called Scotts Revovator Pro.

lawn feed, weed and mosskiller

Sportsmaster Renovator Pro is a 3 in one weed, feed and mosskiller for your lawn. It contains a selective herbicide to suppress the growth of common weed species such as dandelions, dwarf thistle and common ragwort. Scotts Renovator Pro is also supplemented with iron for moss control. 

Ideal to use on lawns between April and September, once the threat of frost has passed. From April and May, you will notice, this is when broadleaved weeds and moss are growing and you may want to control them in one application.

  • Application Rate – 35g per square metre.
  • Area treated by a 25kg pack – 714 square metres.

Directions for use:

  • Apply during dry weather, ideally apply when light showers or heavy dews are forecast or irrigate after 1-2 days if no rain has fallen.
  • Avoid applying Renovator Pro during frosty or drought conditions. 
  • Delay cutting the lawn for at least 3 or 4 days after application to allow the granules to disperse and absorb.
  • It is recommended to avoid walking on the grass until it has rained or your have irrigated the lawn.
  • If you have newly sown grass seed or recently turfed an area, do not use this product for at least 6 months, give the lawn a good chance to establish first.
  • If you need to re-seed bare patches, wait for 8 weeks after treatment
  • The maximum number applications you can apply is 3 per year.

If you need any more help or advice caring for your lawn, you can call to our garden centre in Cork or call us on 021 4888134. We are open 7 days.