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

  1. 7 Reasons to sow grass seed in autumn

    7 Reasons to sow grass seed in autumn

    As we begin to see the darker evenings come in and begin to feel a slight coolness in the air, we know autumn has arrived. But did you also know that September and October are great times to sow grass seed?

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  2. How much plastic are we adding to our gardens?

    How much plastic are we adding to our gardens?

    Plastic has become a major environmental issue around the globe and it is everywhere. From packaging to food containers, and toys to toothbrushes, it is now even in our gardens in the form of artificial grass.

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  3. How to sow wildflower seeds in your garden

    How to sow wildflower seeds in your garden

    Wildflowers add a great variety of vibrant and versatile blooms to your garden, but that is not the only thing they offer! They are also a vital food source for bees and pollinators and provide year-round habitat for local wildlife, especially birds.

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  4. How long does grass take to grow?

    How long does grass take to grow?

    In ideal conditions, most grass seed species will begin to grow within 10-days after initial sowing. After 6-8 weeks, the grass will be fully established and providing full coverage across the lawn with no patches.

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  5. Paddock grass seed

    Paddock grass seed

    Paddock grass seed is different from domestic grass seed because it is designed with horses and ponies in mind, meaning it is made up of different seeds to keep them happy! To help you understand the best paddock grass seed to buy, we have put together 5 tips to help make your life easier!

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  6. When to plant grass seed

    When to plant grass seed

    You want to plant grass seed when the soil is moist and warm and while the temperatures are not so hot that they affect the growth of your lawn, meaning the best time to plant grass seed is in spring and early autumn.

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  7. 5 Tips on how to make grass grow

    5 Tips on how to make grass grow

    Everyone knows that grass requires three things to grow - light, heat and water. But what happens when you have all these three things, and your grass still isn’t growing? Well, we have 5 tips on how to get it right the first time – before, during and after sowing.

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  8. The UK's Most Searched for Garden Weed Problems

    The UK's Most Searched for Garden Weed Problems

    Removing weeds can be a laborious task. Once you feel like you’ve got on top of them, these unwanted garden pests seem to crop up again and again, usually in the most challenging locations to remove them from.

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  9. How to plant grass seed in bare spots

    How to plant grass seed in bare spots

    Planting grass seed on bare spots of your lawn is a simple task and can be completed quickly. So, if you are frustrated with how your lawn looks and want to fix the patches, you can!

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  10. How long does it take grass seed to germinate in the UK?

    How long does it take grass seed to germinate in the UK?

    It usually takes anywhere between 5 - 15 days in the UK before you see the new baby grass coming through as your grass seeds germinate, depending on the season. So, there is no need to panic if you have not got a fully covered lawn the day after you sow your seeds.

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