Readylawn – Lawn Calendar

Below you can download a printable version of our lawn maintenance calendar.

Month

Fertiliser

Watering

Physical Treatment, Spraying

Mowing Frequency (per month)

Comments

January

Apply a quality slow release fertiliser (such as Readylawn’s premium slow release) at 15 grams per m2.

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth but only once or twice per week – deeply, and in the morning is best

Treat for grub or porina if damage symptoms are evident. Apply wetting agent

Weekly and remove clippings

Mow at about 20mm for fine browntop/fescue lawns. its always better to remove clippings

February

 

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth but only once or twice per week – deeply, and in the morning is best

 

Weekly and remove clippings

Weekly and remove clippings

March

 

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth but only once or twice per week – deeply, and in the morning is best

 

Weekly and remove clippings

A busy period. Treat for grass and grub and other insect pests with diazanon (lawn guard or soil insect killer). Renovate your lawn now before the cool weather slows down growth

April

Apply a quality slow release fertiliser (such as Readylawn’s premium slow release) at 15 grams per m2.

 

Treat for grub or porina to protect the lawn from winter damage

Weekly and remove clippings

By fertilising with a quality fertiliser  before winter, you will keep your lawn strong and healthy during the cold months, and it will be more resistant to disease and pests

May

 

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth

 

As required

Have a break from your lawn!

June

 

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth

 

As required

Have a break from your lawn!

July

 

 

 

As required

Have a break from your lawn!

August

 

 

 

As required

Have a break from your lawn!

September

Apply a quality slow release fertiliser (such as Readylawn’s premium slow release) at 15 grams per m2.

Test irrigation if necessary

Scarify to dethatch surplus organic matter from your lawn, top dress and oversow

Weekly and remove clippings

Make sure you oversow with a seed similar to the existing lawn. The wrong choice can cause uneven texture and colours in your lawn

October

 

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth

Apply a wetting agent

Weekly and remove clippings

Applying a wetting agent can ensure good water penetration into dry soils, and reduces your watering requirements while improving turf quality

November

Apply a quality slow release fertiliser (such as Readylawn’s premium slow release) at 15 grams per m2.

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth but only once or twice per week – deeply, and in the morning is best

 

Weekly and remove clippings

 

December

 

Water as necessary to maintain healthy growth but only once or twice per week – deeply, and in the morning is best

 

Weekly and remove clippings