Regions of the United Kingdom & Northern Ireland

Scotland

Lawncare in Scotland
At the top of the UK, Scotland has a cooler climate than its more southerly counterparts which affects gardens greatly. From the Scottish Borders to the tip of the country and the northerly islands there is also a massive variation in temperature which again affects what can be grown.  There are four different basic soil...

Northern Ireland

Lawncare in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland has a temperate climate, can be prone to a lot of rain and regularly experiences high winds. All of these factors affect gardens in the country and what can grow and thrive there.  There are nine different soil groups found in Northern Ireland, many of which are silt-based. If you have soil in...

Wales

Lawncare in Wales
Wales is a country with a maritime climate and can often have a massive variation in weather from one area to the next. It sees more rain and less sunshine than England, however, is generally warmer and enjoys more sunshine hours than Scotland or Northern Ireland.  Within Wales, there are six main types of soil...

North East

Lawncare in the North East of England
The North East of England enjoys a mild climate year round, rather than hot summers and extremely cold winters. This is because the climate is influenced by the North Sea and it allows it to be temperate, rather than vastly changing.  In this region, there is an abundance of loamy, clay soil, however all variations...

Yorkshire and The Humber

Lawncare in Yorkshire and the Humber
Yorkshire and The Humber is a region known for having cooler summers than their southern counterparts and also benefits from having mild winters compared with the areas to the north. This means it is a great region for growing a wide variety of different plants, fruits, vegetables and trees.  Surrounding the Humber, the soil is...

East of England

Lawncare in the East of England
East Anglia and the East of England is lucky to enjoy a mild climate and is one of the driest regions in the UK, with many areas receiving less than 700mm of rainfall each year.  Soils in East Anglia tend to be slightly acidic and clay is common, especially in and around Suffolk. Norfolk tends...

London

Lawncare in London
London has a temperate oceanic climate with cool winters, warm summers and a notable amount of rainfall all year round. Soil in London is usually chalk or clay based and is usually slightly alkaline, something which gardeners should note and treat accordingly.  There are not many plants that are native to London due to its...

North West

Lawncare in the North West of England
The climate in the North West of England is generally wet as it is hit by maritime winds coming in from the west, and cool in winter and warm in summer. Throughout the region there can be a massive variation in weather on any given day as the differing topography has a huge influence on...

East Midlands

Lawncare in the East Midlands
A temperature maritime climate is experienced by the East Midlands, with cold, cloudy and wet winters and mostly dry, sunny and warm summers. It is cooler and wetter in general than southern areas and warmer than northern regions.  As with the West Midlands, gardeners in the East Midlands will experience mostly acidic, loamy and clayey...

West Midlands

Lawncare in the West Midlands
The West Midlands enjoys a temperate maritime climate with warm summers and cool winters. The rainfall amount is high and falls fairly evenly throughout the course of the year, meaning that gardens throughout the year are neither too dry or too wet for plants to flourish and grow.  In the West Midlands, gardeners will find...

South West

Lawncare in the South West
The South West areas of England enjoy warm summers and mild winters and are described as having an oceanic climate, which is unsurprising as it is the region with the longest coastline of any in England. This region sees far more rainfall than the South East of England, with large amounts falling especially in winter. ...

South East

Lawncare in the South East of England
The South East of England is one of the least exposed regions of the UK to polar air masses and at times finds tropical air masses coming up from the south bringing warm dry air in summer. This region also sees mild winters and light levels of rain all year round, with very little falling...

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