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UKLCA Annual Conference

The UK Lawn Care Association will be holding their annual conference at Tewkesbury Park Hotel on Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st January 2023. The conference is a must attend event for all members of the…

Update on UKLCA/Amenity Forum work together with the new OCR and forthcoming NAP legislation changes

I would like to provide an update regarding the work the UK Lawn Care Association (UKLCA) is doing to represent the lawn care industry with the Government. It will be a little more than a…
When to Scarify

When to Scarify

When it comes to caring for your lawn there are a number of avenues you can explore with the help of a lawn care professional as well as on your own accord. Scarification is one…
Winter Lawn Care

Winter Lawn Care

With the colder and harsher months around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about your Winter lawn care. We have done well to last till November, but soon the weather is destined…
Our Presidents Winter Tips

Our Presidents Winter Tips

Winter Lawn Care Tips Winter is the dormant time for grass, which means if you damage it, it won’t recover until Spring, so please keep off as much as you can during the winter months.…
Autumn Lawn Tips

Autumn Lawn Tips

With Autumn very much in full swing, it is a great time to really consider how you can keep your lawn healthy during this time of year. As this tends to be slightly cooler and…
Managing Moss

Managing Moss

Even though we have had a slightly prolonged warmer period in September, there is no doubt that the colder and wetter weather is very much on its way. With this change in weather and season,…
Leaf Collection and why

Leaf Collection and why

Once we move away from the warmer and longer days and into the cooler and wetter weather, it is easy to develop a love/hate relationship with the changes to our garden, most notably leaves. As…
Our Presidents Autumn Tips

Our Presidents Autumn Tips

As Autumn rolls in it follows extremes of weather during the spring and summer months, (cold, dry, hot, wet repeat) and it is the ideal time to carry out work on your lawn to help…
Over Seeding

Over Seeding

As we approach the end of the summer, more and more lawn care techniques come into play. The change in weather means that dry lawns are no longer an everyday occurrence, however, it is key…
Autumn lawn renovation

Autumn lawn renovation

As we enter August, we begin to explore the various lawn treatments methods that are most successful during this time and in the coming months. If your lawn requires a full renovation, then it is…
Get ready for Autumn

Get ready for Autumn

With the Autumn season only about 10 weeks away, now is the time to start thinking about the health of your lawn and how the change in weather can affect it. With a change in…

July Notes

With the ever-changing weather conditions that we seem to be experiencing, the amount of lawn pests we see rearing their head is increasing and changing. Understanding how to identify, prevent and treat them can be…
Frosty lawns in Winter

Frosty lawns in Winter

As the 2020/2021 winter season approaches the temperature is dropping and in recent weeks, most of the UK has experienced quite unsettled weather. Many regions have experienced heavy rainfall and as the clouds part, the…
Have you Noticed Red or Brown Patches in your Lawn?

Have you Noticed Red or Brown Patches in your Lawn?

From the East of England to the West of Wales, with Scotland and Northern Ireland too, many lawns are sprouting mysterious reddish-brown patches amongst the grass. Have you noticed this in your lawn? If so,…
Keeping your lawn green this summer

Keeping your lawn green this summer

This past week has seen the highest temperatures so far in 2020. Combined with an exceptionally dry spring for almost every region of the UK, lawns throughout the United Kingdom have been turning brown, leaving…
Wondering what's wrong with your lawn?

Wondering what's wrong with your lawn?

Have no fear, the UKLCA members are here. Take a look at our new handy visual guide “Does your lawn look this?” to see if you have a similar problem with your lawn. Click here…
The UK LCA 2020 Conference

The UK LCA 2020 Conference

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…
A lawn back in time

A lawn back in time

Ever wondered where the word lawn came from? Well, you’re in luck! Continue reading to dip your toes in the history of all things ‘launde’. The word lawn is derived from the Middle English word…
Scarification - scarify the lawn

Scarification - scarify the lawn

As we enter the season for lawn scarification’s (Aug – Sep) we have to decide if ours is due for a thorough renovation ? You can pull at the grass above the subsoil easily to…
Parched Earth and Dry Lawns

Parched Earth and Dry Lawns

Many parts of the country are still suffering from a severe shortage of rainfall; rainfall that brings not only moisture but nitrogen to help plant life. So if you are able to water lawns it…
Easter 2019 beckons...

Easter 2019 beckons...

The weather forecast looks fantastic for this coming weekend but it’s not all good news for our lawns! The combination of low nighttime temperatures and the obvious lack of moisture (not only in the leaf…
Our Lawns

Our Lawns

As we ventured outside during the recent spell of premature spring weather the sorry state of most of our lawns has been revealed. Now we are paying for last summer’s extensive drought and we can…
The UK LCA Conference 2019

The UK LCA Conference 2019

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…

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