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No Mow May: Gardeners urged to let lawns grow wild

Garden Inspiration | Things to do in the garden | Posted on May 12, 2022 at 11:34 am by

This month is No Mow May, when gardeners are encouraged to let their grass grow wild – think of it as being like Movember for your lawn! It’s an initiative that takes place this time each year, and is the brainchild of the conservation charity Plantlife, which aims to support British wildflowers, plants and fungi. […]

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6 Tips for a pet-friendly lawn

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on April 29, 2022 at 4:02 am by

If you have pets in the house, a pet-friendly garden is a great way to let them safely play outdoors, get some fresh air, and stretch those furry little legs. Your own garden should be a place of safety for your pets, and luckily it’s not too difficult to ensure this is the case, by […]

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How to prevent garden weeds

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on March 31, 2022 at 9:00 am by

The warmer temperatures, longer hours of sunlight and occasional showers we get in the spring months are the perfect growing conditions for unwelcome weeds in driveways, patios, lawns and flowerbeds. Keeping weeds at bay in springtime is a matter of prevention, cure, and proactive preparation for the seasons to come. Here are some top tips […]

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5 benefits of new turf in spring

Blog | Laying Turf | Posted on February 28, 2022 at 10:13 am by

Spring is finally on the horizon, and if you’re planning your garden for the warmer weather ahead, don’t overlook the benefits of turf to get your open space ready for a season of fun with friends and family. It’s all too easy to focus on flowerbeds and rockeries, while neglecting a mossy old bumpy lawn […]

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The benefits of gardening as a hobby in 2022

Garden Inspiration | Things to do in the garden | Posted on January 31, 2022 at 1:21 pm by

There are many benefits of gardening as a hobby, from fresh air and Vitamin D to the chance to grow edible fruit and vegetables to include in your meals. Sustainable gardening can feel good for the soul as well as the body, and there’s something deeply satisfying about looking at living plants and thinking, “I […]

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When and what to prune in winter

Blog | Garden Inspiration | Things to do in the garden | Posted on December 20, 2021 at 12:58 pm by

The British winter of 2021-22 started with a bang, as Storm Arwen and then Storm Barra swept through the UK, stripping the trees of any remaining autumn leaves. Since then, conditions have improved, and we’re yet to meet Corrie, Dudley or Eunice – the next three names on the Met Office’s ‘Name our Storms’ list […]

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What to do in the garden in Winter

Lawn Care Tips | Laying Turf | Posted on November 22, 2021 at 3:08 pm by

The winter months don’t have to mean saying goodbye to your garden – in fact from late autumn through to the warmer days of spring, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your outdoor space. At the same time, you can take care of pruning, maintenance and other winter garden tasks that will hopefully have […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Garden on Bonfire Night

Blog | Things to do in the garden | Posted on October 15, 2021 at 3:59 pm by

Bonfire Night is celebrated in the UK on November 5th and is a uniquely British event, with just a few other Commonwealth countries also marking the occasion. It commemorates the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, in which Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators came very close to blowing up the Houses of Parliament. Common activities include lighting […]

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Sustainable lawn care guide

Blog | Lawn Care Tips | Laying Turf | Posted on October 5, 2021 at 3:45 pm by

An eco-friendly lawn makes a great centrepiece for any garden and grass has plenty of benefits in terms of drainage, carbon capture and all-around sustainability┬á– so its sensible to adopt sustainable lawn care methods too. Those looking to invest a little more can lower carbon emissions with a robot lawn mower, but there are also […]

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Easiest garden care schedule

Blog | Lawn Care Tips | News | Posted on September 2, 2021 at 4:07 pm by

Whether you love it or hate it, gardening is something we all must do to keep our outdoor space looking clean and tidy. It’s also an example of when ‘little and often’ can help to keep on top of things, rather than allowing your garden to grow wild and woolly before you take the shears […]

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