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Autumn Leaves

Posted Monday, October 30th, 2017

No not leaves on line, that great rail operators curse, leaves on lawn that great gardeners curse! Mowing becomes a huge challenge and the mere presence of autumn leaves reduces grass growth opportunity and encourages moss and disease.  So do try and keep them away; rake or a combination of blowing and raking should do…Read the full article…


Autumn Lawn Pests

Posted Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Our Members’ are reporting a large increase in lawn pests in their customer’s lawns; typically chafer grubs and leather-jackets and if you have them in your lawn then that’s really bad luck and we are presented with a problem. Since EU pesticide legislation withdrew the tested and proven insecticide treatments we are left with only…Read the full article…


September/October Lawn Care Tips

Posted Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

LAWN CARE IN LATE SUMMER TO AUTUMN Scarification: is another word for renovation and activity should begin now so the lawn will recover enough to enjoy before winter sets in.  Thatch and compaction will not allow your lawn to breathe so eliminate them now. Over seeding: Remove the thatch, the dead and the weak grass,…Read the full article…


YOUR LAWN NEEDS YOU!

Posted Monday, June 19th, 2017

Not wishing to state the obvious……but your lawn will only look at it’s best if you give it some help by way of H2O!  Yes, wait till dusk comes and dowse areas thoroughly for as long as you can.  It does impact the water bill true, but it complements what you invest in the lawn by way…Read the full article…


Weather Blog – Predicts !

Posted Monday, December 9th, 2013

Are you interested in predicting the weather?  Mark Hunt of agronomic supplier Headland Amenity keeps a sharp eye on the jetstream and predicts weather up to but no further than 10 days in advance; Mark believes that any predictions beyond 10 days is speculation! Click here to take  a look at Mark’s weather blog.