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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. The best lawns of summer 2019!

    The best lawns of summer 2019!

    Oh, summer of 2019, it may have ended last week but we’re still lusting after the lawns it produced. With a helping hand of our products, you sent in your Before & After photos to show the transformation your lawns went through, and we couldn’t be more amazed with the results!

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  9. How to protect your lawn from pests

    How to protect your lawn from pests

    Whilst the Wind in the Willows is undoubtedly a great novel and fantastic film, it’s less than impressive when the entire cast moves into your lawn and disrupts it.

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  10. Wildflower 101: FAQ About Wildflowers

    Wildflower 101: FAQ About Wildflowers

    All of your frequently asked questions about wildflowers, answered!

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