Browse through our seasonal tips and topical advice to help you get the very best from your grass!
New Year, New Lawn Checklist
2020 saw some rather remarkable lawn transformations take place in what was a challenging year for many. Yet if you are a lawn fawn like many of us here are, then you will already be thinking about your next challenge – your 2021 lawn!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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?
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!).