Moss killer sales rocket following wet warm winter

The wet warm winter weather has created ideal conditions for the proliferation of moss in lawns, says DJ Turfcare.

Managing director David Jenkins has reported record sales this February.

He says the main reason seems to be an epidemic of moss caused by the warm wet winter resulting in an early demand for MO Bacter, which feeds the lawn and destroys moss organically.

The demand is coming from private individuals and garden centres who are stocking up at the beginning of the season.

MO Bacter destroys moss and has the added benefit of avoiding the need to rake out the dead moss because it contains unique naturally occurring bacteria, which eats the dead moss. The fertiliser is moisture activated.

Jenkins says to apply when the grass starts its first flush of growth. Once applied MO Bacter will continue to feed the lawn for 100 days.

DJ Turfcare also distributes MO BACTER fertiliser from Viano, Recovery lawn treatment, Bio-Lime and Bio-Press for the spot treatment of moss.

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