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New Year, New Lawn: Your New Year lawn resolutions!
Every year we make New Year’s resolutions that often don’t last past January because we always try to accomplish too much, too soon! Most of us will try to do a little less of one thing, and a little more of something else.
Wildflower 101: What makes a British wildflower meadow?
Many folks have their own ideas of what makes a quintessentially British wildflower meadow – what species it should contain and how it should ultimately look.
Should I add Yellow Rattle to my wildflower meadow?
Often described as ‘the meadow maker’ Yellow Rattle is continuously praised for its ability to weaken grasses in a meadow to allow wildflower blooms to, well, bloom!
Bee-autiful: 10 wildflowers that bees love
It is true that bees in need will visit most wildflowers to rest their weary wings and power up on their pollen, but just like us, bees have their favourite flowers and a preference for their very favourite plants. But it’s not just bees being picky - there is a bit of a science to it!
First frosts: How does frost affect your lawn?
There’s something very picturesque about a lawn with lots of little white tips and a rising mist, but it may not be the most welcome sight if you’ve recently sown new seed or have a recently established lawn.
7 quick tips for a better lawn this autumn / winter
Sure, autumn and winter is typically the time to ‘wind down’ your lawn care, but it doesn’t mean it has to stop completely. Here’s 7 quick tips of autumn / winter lawn care, that will see your lawn emerge from hibernation ready and raring to go!
5 ways to look after wildlife in winter
In the warmer months our lawns and gardens are teeming with wildlife, but just because the sun has gone away for a little while doesn’t mean there isn’t lots of activity still going on, you just can’t see it as well!
Dress to impress: Should I top dress my lawn?
We often get asked about top dressing – what is it, is it necessary? This all depends on the type of lawn you have and want to achieve, its soil make-up and the level of care and attention you’re willing to offer your lawn.
NEW: Grass seed for sandy soils, 100% organic fertiliser and more!
They say that the customer is always right, so after we launched our IMPRESS: Clay Soils grass seed last spring due to your requests, we thought we’d give it another go! After all, you are all full of good ideas!
Growing wild with the Wildlife Trust!
Back in July, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Youth Wildlife Team got in touch with us as they were tasked to revamp a natural play area as part of their year-long programme Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders. As the area was mostly in woodlands, our Shaded Area Wildflower mix had caught their eye – but we couldn’t let them just try that, so we donated a few of our other mixes!