Summer can be tough on lawns, thanks to wear and tear from walking on it, playing games such as football and even having dogs digging holes in it. But, with more rain and less footfall, autumn is the ideal time to give your lawn some TLC.
Giving your lawn a bit of attention in autumn will get it back into good shape before winter sets in. This can include removing thatch, moss and weeds, aerating your lawn, fixing patches and even feeding it if it really needs some care.
Here, Monty Don explains how to care for your lawn in autumn, and what to do with worm casts that appear on the surface:
Follow our step-by-step guide to caring for your lawn in autumn, below.