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You can lay turf in Winter..

Whilst the warmer months in spring, summer and early autumn are the ideal time of year to lay a new lawn, winter is still a good time in most situations – and there are even a few benefits in establishing a lawn in the cooler time of the year. There is a common misconception that […]

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Onion Weed

Onion weed is one of the worst type of weeds that can take hold in your lawn or gardenOnion weed can be eradicated with patience and a bit of delicate workKeeping onion weed under control by preventing flowering is a must to prevent it spreading Onion weed is a menace in lawns and garden beds […]

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7 DIY Weed Killers

If your preference is to avoid the use of herbicides on your lawn, then there are some organic DIY weed treatments which are claimed to work against particular weeds. Some work well, some take perseverance, some may not actually work at all and are nothing but an old wives’ tale. Here’s a few we’ve come […]

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Revive your lawn before winter

A few key things attended to now can improve your lawn’s appearance through winterDon’t attempt too many drastic actions – scarifying or topdressing at this time of the year.A last fertilise for the season and even a pigment treatment like ColourGuard can work wonders Winter Dormancy During cooler seasons, lawns will generally be at their […]

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Should I be fertilising my lawn now?

Fertiliser balance is crucial; too little and it can starve, too much and you won’t see it at its peak eitherIf you’re keen on looking after your lawn then getting a handle on fertilising is importantThere are a few tell-tale signs with your lawn to let you know if it needs fertilisingAutumn fertilising is ideal […]

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Avoid The Cabin Fever

Here’s 8 things you can do while you’re stuck at home. Bored, cooped up and ready to achieve something constructive rather than just falling down that TikTok worm hole? There’s a whole raft of things you could be doing that won’t have you contemplating growing a mullet and changing your name to Tiger King. (If […]

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What You Need to Know About Cylinder Mowers

By Ben Sims from Lawn Tips Cylinder mowers have become surprisingly popular among homeowners over the past couple of years. Originally these mowers were primarily designed for golf courses and sports fields. Now your average Joe invests their money in a cylinder mower to mow and show off their pride and joy. What Cylinder Mower […]

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A Complete Guide for Watering Lawns

Advice on watering lawns can differ substantially depending on who you ask, and more often than not, more water is used than is required. How do you know if you are watering your new lawn enough? Providing water to your new lawn is so important to ensure that it gets off to the best possible […]

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Lawn no longer fit for purpose?

What is the right lawn? Perhaps your garden has taken off and your trees and shrubs have shot up in the past five years and you’ve now got too much shade. Or your kids have become more active and are placing greater wear on your lawn. What is the right lawn? Whatever the reason, what […]

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Bee safe – safeguard for your lawn

The threat to your lawn from the heat of summer is coming to an end, but the threat to your lawn in the form of root and leaf eating grubs, caterpillars and insects remains; some of these nasty critters can keep attacking right through the months of autumn. Now is the time to safeguard against […]

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