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

  1. Bee-autiful: 10 wildflowers that bees love

    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!

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  2. First frosts: How does frost affect your lawn?

    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.

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  3. 7 quick tips for a better lawn this autumn / winter

    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!

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  4. 5 ways to look after wildlife in winter

    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!

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  5. Dress to impress: Should I top dress my lawn?

    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.

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  6. NEW: Grass seed for sandy soils, 100% organic fertiliser and more!

    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!

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  7. Growing wild with the Wildlife Trust!

    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!

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  8. 6 Great reasons to sow wildflowers in autumn

    6 Great reasons to sow wildflowers in autumn

    With leaves falling and temperatures getting colder, you could be forgiven for thinking that sowing season is over. Many people assume that sowing wildflowers is a job for spring / summer, but September and October are excellent times to sow wildflower seeds - and here’s 6 great reasons for why you should.

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  9. 5 Reasons to apply fertiliser in autumn

    5 Reasons to apply fertiliser in autumn

    Depending on your location and how mild our Autumn is generally from mid to late October onwards, lawns are considered ‘dormant’ and the many mowers throughout the UK go back into their sheds for their own hibernation as grass growth slows down.

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  10. The UK goes wild for our wildflower survey!

    The UK goes wild for our wildflower survey!

    In mid-August we launched our 60 second wildflower survey with 5 short questions so we could learn more about your thoughts on wildflowers in your local area.

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