Whether you’re a complete novice or lawn care connoisseur, our informational yet easy-to-follow guides cover all aspects of grass sowing, growing and maintenance.
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.
Top tips for watering your lawn
Too much water? Too little? How often? Perfecting your ideal watering regime is an ongoing learning experience, but our top tips should help you get it right more times than not!
How to scarify your lawn
If your grass has moss or a thatch of dead grass and leaves it can form a dense layer which holds water and creates an environment for moss to grow. It also stops water and oxygen getting to the grass roots below.