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Autumn Lawn Care

By Lisa Smith | 11th September 2018

We expect a lot from a lawn these days and the autumn is a great time to get it ready for the winter but also, it aids a lawn to recover from the winter period. Before any treatment wait until your lawn has recovered from the summer drought and is green and in active growth.…

Laying Turf

By Lisa Smith | 6th February 2013

Order turf to arrive after the site has been thoroughly prepared, as it arrives in rolls and deteriorates quickly if not laid immediately. On delivery, stack the rolls in a cool position out of the sun, then sprinkle with water and cover with a sheet of polythene to prevent the turf drying out. It’s usual…

Lawn Care Calendar

By Lisa Smith | 6th February 2013

January: Turfing possible during fine weather. February: Continue turfing, prepare soil for sowing seed. March: Start cutting lawn, apply moss killers (Evergreen Mosskill Soluble), neaten edges and sow lawn seed. April: Feed and weed (evergreen complete). Re-seed or re-turf areas of coarse grass May: Weed kill (Verdone or Evergreen feed and weed), tackle leather jackets…

Sowing a Lawn from Seed

By Lisa Smith | 6th February 2013

Choose a grass seed mixture for the amount of wear and tear your lawn will receive i.e. Sunday Best (without ryegrass) for a fine lawn or Economy Mix (with ryegrass) if your lawn is going to double as a football pitch for the family. You will need about 5gr of seed for each square metre…