How to deal with slugs in the garden

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on January 27, 2020 at 3:02 pm by

Not many gardeners welcome slugs in the garden, even though they can have their benefits for composting or as a source of food for hedgehogs and other garden visitors. Unfortunately, slugs can also carry diseases that are harmful to domestic pet dogs and cats, they leave an unpleasant trail behind them, and they can be […]

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How to prevent & treat moss growing in your lawn

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on January 10, 2020 at 11:02 am by

If you want a manicured lawn, moss and its partners in crime like clover and daisies are likely to be among your sworn enemies. Removing a severe infestation of moss can leave your lawn looking patchy and reveal the areas where the moss had completely replaced the grass. It is often in such circumstances that […]

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How to level a lumpy lawn

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on December 10, 2019 at 9:39 am by

You’ve got the lawnmower ready, you fire it up, and off you go. Within minutes you’ve hit a bump and churned the grassy turf into an ugly bare patch. Is there anything more frustrating? There are so many reasons for an uneven lawn; after all, nothing can remain perfect forever. From pesky animals, peskier kids, […]

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Looking after your lawn over winter

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on December 6, 2019 at 9:32 am by

It’s autumn and you’re sick and tired of clearing leaves up from what was a perfect lawn not two months ago. Come winter, your lawn is pale and perhaps a little worn in places, where you’ve had to get to the shed in wet weather. A familiar story? It’s only natural that it’s not looking […]

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How to keep dogs off of your lawn

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on December 4, 2019 at 9:22 am by

Have you ever cleared away the autumn leaves from your garden only to find a nasty substance lurking beneath? Or how about surveying your garden prowess from the kitchen window, and out of the corner of your eye, you catch Fido cocking his leg up, ready to relieve himself against the magnolia. Let’s face it […]

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Grasscycling – Putting your lawn trimmings to good use

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on December 2, 2019 at 9:21 am by

The latest trend in lawn care is grasscycling – basically a way to recycle grass clippings as a natural fertiliser for your lawn. It’s incredibly easy to do. When you mow your lawn, instead of collecting up the grass clippings and throwing them away, just let them form an even layer on the lawn and […]

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National Allotment Week: How to kick start your allotment

Garden Inspiration | Posted on August 16, 2019 at 10:48 am by

National Allotment Week 2019 is still running for three more days, and it’s a great opportunity to learn more about growing your own fresh produce, whether in a rented allotment plot, your own back garden, or even a window box. The week-long event invites members of the public to visit their local allotments, many of […]

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The Grass is not always Greener on the Other Side…

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on August 6, 2019 at 2:13 pm by

When it comes to growing green grass, the team at Carbutts know a thing or two, as we always make sure the freshly cut turf we deliver is lush and green and ready to lay. So if you’re wondering how to make your lawn greener naturally, you’ve come to the right place. Knowing how to […]

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Lower your carbon emissions with a robot lawnmower

Lawn Care Tips | Posted on July 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm by

Some people actually enjoy cutting the grass, but for the rest of us, robot lawnmowers are rapidly becoming a reality. Just like the Roomba revolutionised vacuuming floors, the Husqvarna Automower is doing the same for natural grass lawns. Best of all, it’s an eco-friendly way to keep your grass trimmed, making the robot lawnmower an […]

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Vintage Lawn Games to try out this Summer

Garden Inspiration | Posted on July 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm by

Traditional lawn games are a great family activity and can also be great fun at a summer party for friends. We’re big on family here at Carbutts and we like to be nostalgic. So we had great fun making up this list of traditional lawn games and we thought it was a good idea to […]

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