I’m a gardening expert, what to do when your lawn is dull and dry after the heatwave | The Sun

YOU only have to look out of the window into your garden to see that the heatwave didn’t just wreak havoc with your sleeping pattern. 

Lots of people have also been left with a dry, brown-looking, dull lawn when it was previously green and fresh. 

The good news is that a gardening expert has revealed that it will return to its former glory – but there are certain things you can do to speed up the process. 

Taking to TikTok, green-fingered expert The Lawn Pack, whose profile can be found at @thelawnpack, reassured fellow gardeners.

He uploaded an informative video for his 7000 plus social media followers titled: “What to do when your lawn is scorched.” 

The expert explained: “Whilst it looks like your lawn is completely dead, it’s actually just gone dormant and it will come back when rainfall returns.”

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He then lifted the lid on the ways you can help it along, including a handy do’s and don'ts guide to watering it. 

He continued: “If you don’t want to wait that long, then water your lawn two to three times a week heavily and it’ll come back green again.”

The Lawn Pack’s followers were all thankful for the top tips, as they asked their own questions about what could improve the look of the grass.

When one of his followers suggested using grass seed to help boost the growth, he answered honestly.

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He wrote: “Yeah for sure, it’ll help thicken it up but you’ll have to water it 2-3 times a day for 2-3 weeks or wait until it rains more.”

The Lawn Pack also revealed that he had some other trusty tips up his sleeves. 

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One follower commented it is preferable to “cut it to the highest setting on your mower during the summer.

And he responded that this was a great idea as it “helps retain moisture” all season long.

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