What is the government advice about going in your garden during COVID-19 self-isolation?

Blog | Posted on April 9, 2020 at 4:31 pm by

The headline advice from the government during the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic is to stay at home – but what does that mean for people who have a garden? First of all it’s important to know the difference between social distancing, shielding and self-isolation: Social distancing: We should all be doing this. It […]

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How, why and when to top dress your lawn

Posted on March 25, 2020 at 4:25 pm by

Top dressing your lawn doesn’t mean adding grass seed, but instead is about sprinkling on a layer of mixed materials high in nutrients, that help it to stay healthy and retain the right levels of moisture. Some of the substances you might use to top dress your lawn include: · Soil (for well-balanced lawns). · […]

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Does aerating your lawn really help?

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Aerating your lawn pulls small plugs of soil to the surface through making small holes below the turf. This creates air pockets that allow essential nutrients to reach the roots of the grass. This includes things like air, water and the nutrients and minerals the grass needs to grow strong and healthy from the roots […]

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Make your garden a home for wildlife

Blog | Garden Inspiration | Posted on February 27, 2020 at 12:07 pm by

A healthy garden creates a balanced ecosystem that can help your flowers and shrubs to thrive, not to mention keeping your lawn green and healthy. For example, if you are looking for natural ways to fight slugs in the garden, try attracting thrushes and hedgehogs, both of which love to snack on slugs. Here are […]

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Lawn design ideas for your garden

Garden Inspiration | Posted on January 29, 2020 at 10:00 am by

If you’re planning to lay a new lawn using turf, it’s worth taking the time to design it first. With these lawn design ideas for your garden, you can plan out your use of the space you have available and make sure you know exactly how much turf you need. Our turf rolls are roughly […]

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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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