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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. How to make the most of your mowing

    How to make the most of your mowing

    Lawns across the UK are beginning to recieve a much-needed touch of TLC after the spell of good weather we’ve had of late.

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  7. Do I need to apply fertiliser to my lawn?

    Do I need to apply fertiliser to my lawn?

    After one of the wettest winters in recent times, many of us will be glad to see that spring appears to be well underway. The poor weather hasn’t just taken a toll on us though, as lawns throughout the UK will still be feeling a little under the weather.

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  8. The Grass People Update: Covid-19

    The Grass People Update: Covid-19

    The Grass People is continually monitoring developments in the fast moving situation relating to Covid-19.

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  9. When should I start mowing in the UK?

    When should I start mowing in the UK?

    With spring nearly upon us, you’re probably thinking it’s time to get back into the garden and start prepping for what will hopefully be a glorious, sun-filled summer - and you're right! It's long overdue. First on the to-do list? Get the grass cut!

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  10. How to get the best from your clay soils

    How to get the best from your clay soils

    Heavy clay soils can cause quite a few problems for those who love getting out in their garden, but they can also be very fertile if managed correctly.

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