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Protecting your lawn in a heat wave

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on August 1, 2022 at 2:02 pm by

This record-breaking summer season is far from over, and with more heat waves on the horizon, it’s high time to learn some simple lawn care tips to help your garden to have green grass throughout the summer months. Regular lawn maintenance can make a big difference to the health and visual appeal of your lawn, […]

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How to control mushrooms in your lawn

Posted on July 1, 2022 at 3:18 pm by

Mushrooms growing in your garden can be quite welcome if they’re safe to eat, but mushrooms growing in your lawn is a very different matter. It’s not uncommon to find mushrooms growing on grass, but if you’re trying to create a manicured lawn aesthetic, you definitely don’t want unsightly toadstools popping up. Even worse is […]

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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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