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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. End of summer repair guide

    End of summer repair guide

    With the trampoline in retirement as kids go back to school and the outdoor furniture sadly returning to the shed, it is time to turn your attention to repairing all the summer fun that has been had.

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  4. How to use fertiliser effectively

    How to use fertiliser effectively

    So, you’ve decided to purchase a fertiliser because you have heard it’s good for your grass – correct! However, it’s important to take a few things into consideration before applying it so you get the very best results out of your product.

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  5. Can I still sow grass seed in August?

    Can I still sow grass seed in August?

    We have all had quite the summer, so it is no surprise certain chores have been put on the back burner until now – such as sorting the garden out!

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  6. Midsummer management for your lawn

    Midsummer management for your lawn

    Whilst we are sadly approaching the latter stage of our summer, that doesn’t mean all the work is done yet! Yes, there are plenty of things that can still be done to your lawn to keep it looking great for the remainder of the summer, and no, it isn’t too late to start from scratch.

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  7. How to create a nature-friendly lawn in lockdown

    How to create a nature-friendly lawn in lockdown

    Lockdown in the UK has restricted a lot of our travel to not much further than our own gardens and some of us may be looking for ways to make our own green neck of the neighbourhood that much more enjoyable.

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  8. When will my grass seed grow?

    When will my grass seed grow?

    We get it. You have done all the hard work; the weather has been great (?!) and you’ve been watering once a day – so why is nothing happening?

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  9. How to get rid of leatherjackets

    How to get rid of leatherjackets

    Leatherjackets are a brown grub-like blight on many UK lawns causing clusters of yellowing, dead grass. If leatherjackets are present in your lawn, you may also notice birds attacking your grass trying to eat them (Starlings are particular fans of this delicacy!).

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  10. What’s wrong with my lawn?

    What’s wrong with my lawn?

    With many of us being out and about in the garden a lot more than usual due to lockdown, any issues with the current appearance of your lawn will most likely stick out like a sore thumb - prompting the question: 'What's wrong with my lawn?'

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