Find out how to apply and when to use our seasonal fertilisers alongside all our do’s and don’ts.
Spring Sowing Guide 2021
There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly cut grass in the air to remind us that summer is on its way and spring is well and truly here! With the weather (hopefully!) hotting up it’s time to turn your attention to getting your lawn on.
What fertiliser should I use?
With so many options to fertilise your lawn with, it can be tricky to know what’s right for your lawn at a certain time of year or when you are planning to carry out maintenance.
How to repair leatherjacket damage in your lawn
Life after leatherjackets seems rather wonderful – you’ve got to the root of the problem and decimated those grizzly grubs from your lawn. Unfortunately, when brought back to reality you will recognise that your hard work isn’t over yet and you now need to repair the damage they have left behind.
When to mow and fertilise a new lawn
Knowing when to mow and fertilise your newly seeded lawn can become a bit of a conundrum, especially when summer growth can make new lawns appear established within just a few weeks.
How to control weeds in a newly seeded lawn
When your new grass starts to grow, it can be quite alarming when weeds start to grow with it. Sometimes, despite the most thorough seedbed preparation, weeds can lay dormant in soil until the conditions are made perfect for them to make an appearance – such as a reseed.
Typical UK weed grasses and how to get rid of them
Weed grasses are a common pest in lawns and are a particular issue in lawns that haven’t been reseeded in a few years. At first, you may notice certain areas of your lawn sporting thicker green grass and might think you’re onto a winner, however this ‘grass’ will quickly become unaesthetically pleasing and can really ruin the look of a pristine lawn.
Do I need to aerate my lawn?
“Do I need to aerate my lawn?” is as good a question as any when it comes to navigating the ins and outs of keeping your lawn in tip-top condition.
How to tackle moss in your lawn
Moss can crop up frequently in any climate, creating spongey and discoloured patches across your lawn.
The Fertiliser Guide
A wise man once said, ‘good lawn management calls for a regular lawn feeding programme’. We couldn’t agree more with Dr.D.G.Hessayon, who said this exact sentence in the gardener’s unofficial bible – The Lawn Expert.
Friendly fertiliser: Is fertiliser safe for pets?
Dogs. They’re fun, furry, friendly and… frustrating when it comes to getting anything done in the garden! Here’s how to keep those pesky pups away from freshly laid fertiliser.