Whether you’re a complete novice or lawn care connoisseur, our informational yet easy-to-follow guides cover all aspects of grass seed, grass sowing, lawn seed, growing and maintenance.
How to keep your lawn healthy in autumn and winter
During autumn it is necessary to prepare your lawn for the colder weather ahead, especially if you want your grass to look its best when spring returns. A great time to start is in September however, the start of the month can still be hot, so you may need to delay treatment until the weather turns cooler and wetter.
How to manage your bowling green
After a busy summer bowling season the green will be worn and require important maintenance. During the autumn months it is vital for groundskeepers to ‘put the ground work in’ and get the green back into shape for the following year. Without this early essential work the bowling green will not meet expected conditions in the coming spring or summer.
Watering your lawn in summer
In short the simple answer is try not to water your lawn and let nature take its course. We know it may be hot on these summer days in the U.K but don’t think you need to run out and grab the hose pipe. Grass has the magic power of going to sleep when it becomes very dry, unlike most other plants it will come alive when moisture levels increase.
How to repair thinning grass, patches and holes in your lawn
Even with regular maintenance sometimes lawns can suffer surface thinning (don't we all!), patchiness and occasionally pits / holes will form. However, these can be easily repaired and remedied with a little bit of light work! Here's how:
Sowing Lawn Seed – Best Practice Tips
When sowing lawn seed a little effort in the beginning means much better results. Check out these top tips to get a luscious green lawn from seed:
How to sow a new lawn from scratch
Whether you’re just after building a new home and now ready to create a beautiful lawn or expanding an existing lawn, sowing grass seed will produce exceptional results. Find out how with these easy to follow steps.
How to get stripes in my lawn?
Passing by a garden admiring a beautiful lawn stripes often brings a tinge of envy, how can I get my lawn to look so impressive? Well, it’s easy to do and you don’t need to bring in the professionals to achieve that classic striped look.
How to maintain your horse paddock
Regular maintenance of your horse paddock brings about many benefits to both horses and owners alike. Of course it allows your horse or pony to graze on nutritious, clean grass but also by maximising grass production horse owners can produce a cost effective feed.
How do you overseed a lawn?
Is your lawn or garden looking patchy, tired or thin? Maybe over the winter months it has been tough to keep on top of or perhaps your kids or pets have caused a little damage. Overseeding your garden, also known as reseeding, will repair damaged areas giving you luscious green grass and ultimately bring your lawn back to life.
How to protect your grass from dog urine
Dog's urine ultimately damages your lawn because it is high in nitrogen. Whilst nitrogen is usually a good thing to apply to your lawn, and you may indeed notice your grass get (suspiciously!) green in patches, if not diluted with water it will scorch and burn your lawn.