The UK LCA 2020 Conference

Wyboston Lakes

The committee are busy preparing for the annual UK LCA Conference. Every year the we hold a 2 day conference for our members (all whom you’ll find in the UK Lawncare Association directory). With a host of seminars across a broad range of topics, its a great opportunity for our member lawn care providers to […]

The UK LCA Conference 2019

UK Lawncare Association members at the 2019 conference

In the spirit of keeping our Members (your suppliers) at the forefront of industry developments, over 50 companies attended a 2 day Conference last week in the splendid surroundings of Wyboston Lakes. We heard from a soil scientist, how last summer’s drought impacted your lawns and the latest health and safety legislation. Foremost in our […]

Chafer Grub and Leather-Jacket Control

Larve de hanneton

      Dear Lawnowner, if you have been unfortunate enough to be blighted with an attack of the dreaded chafer grub, or even leather-jackets then you will know from the advice given by your local lawn care specialist that there is no chemical solution as all such products have been banned!  Nematoids under strict […]

The UK Lawn Care Association at Saltex

As a homeowner you wouldn’t need to know about this exhibition, but in a nutshell it’s the biggest ‘turf management’ event in Europe with over 300 exhibitors and 125 educational seminars; it runs over 2 days and is held at the NEC in Birmingham.  The Committee of the UK Lawn Care Association held a meeting […]

History will reveal 2018 was a very tough year for lawns..

Lawn owners and professional lawn care operators alike will be glad to see the back of 2018!  Think back to the coldest, longest and wettest winter running into early spring, then the sudden improvement in May when gardens and lawns finally sprung into life and growth.  Who could have thought that the driest summer since almost […]