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Find seasonal advice and topical blogs all about grass seed, fertilisers and wildflowers.

  1. Can I sow wildflowers in winter?

    Can I sow wildflowers in winter?

    Spring and autumn are hailed as the best times to sow wildflower seeds and for good reason – but if you have left your sowing a little late you may be wondering if there’s still an opportunity to add your wildflower seeds in now.

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  2. Can I sow grass seed in November?

    Can I sow grass seed in November?

    Generally speaking, sowing season in the UK is from April – October. This is when temperatures are most likely to reach the 8-10 degrees and above that is required for germination.

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  3. How to help wildlife in your garden this winter

    How to help wildlife in your garden this winter

    Your lawncare will have wound down for the winter, but your garden may still be receiving frequent visitors – although not of the human kind!

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  4. What fertiliser should I use in winter?

    What fertiliser should I use in winter?

    As grass growth slows down and temperatures drop, your lawn fertiliser needs will change. Going forward, the aim is to keep your grass as healthy as possible and protect it from winter frosts, snow, and disease.

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  5. The Best Lockdown Lawns of 2020!

    The Best Lockdown Lawns of 2020!

    We can all agree that lockdown 1.0 threw a lot at all of us – and whilst it could have dampened our spirits, we rose to the challenge of making the most of it!

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  6. Autumn sowing guide

    Autumn sowing guide

    As our nights begin to grow darker you may start to think that sowing season has ended. However, where temperatures are still 8-10 degrees and above – autumn presents an excellent opportunity for grass seed sowing.

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  7. How to make wildflower seed bombs

    How to make wildflower seed bombs

    We know how hard it can be to keep your kids entertained whilst trying to limit their screen time. So, what if there was an activity that was inexpensive and combined fun, learning and the great outdoors?

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  8. What fertiliser should I use in autumn?

    What fertiliser should I use in autumn?

    Fertilising your lawn in autumn is a great way to keep it in good condition going into the colder months when it will be more susceptible to winter-borne disease and impact from frost.

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  9. How to sow wildflower seed in autumn

    How to sow wildflower seed in autumn

    Autumn is an excellent time to sow wildflower seed for a number of reasons such as less threat of birds gobbling your seed up, more availability of rainwater to keep your seedbed moist thanks to our UK weather and last but not least – an earlier sowing results in an earlier showing.

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  10. Sowing grass seed in September

    Sowing grass seed in September

    Every year we get asked the same question ‘Can I sow grass seed in September?’ And every year we have the same answer – yes!

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