Grass Seed

Grass Seed

Browse through our seasonal grass seed tips and topical advice to help you get the very best from your grass!

  1. Can I sow grass seed in November?

    Can I sow grass seed in November?

    The sowing season for growing grass seed in the UK is from April – October. These months are when temperatures are most likely to reach 8-10 degrees and above required for germination. If you are planning to sow grass seed in November, there are some things you must take into account for successful germination.

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  2. 7 quick tips for a better lawn this autumn / winter

    7 quick tips for a better lawn this autumn / winter

    Sure, autumn and winter are typically the time to ‘wind down’ and take a break from lawn care - but it doesn’t mean you have to stop completely. Here are 7 quick tips for better autumn / winter lawn care that help ensure your lawn emerges from hibernation next season raring and ready to go.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Will grass seed grow if I just throw it on the ground

    Will grass seed grow if I just throw it on the ground

    The short answer – is yes. Grass seed can grow if you just throw it on the ground, but the success of the germination will be much different compared to when you do the right preparation and sowing technique.

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