How to repair a dog damaged lawn
If you’re a dog owner, the chances are that you have experienced a few bare and burnt patches on your lawn from time to time.
How to thicken up your lawn
All homeowners dream of having a thick, green and healthy lawn. While that isn’t hard to achieve with the right products and know-how, it can be hard to make sure your lawn stays this way with each season.
How do I get rid of leatherjackets?
Ah leatherjackets in your lawn, the lawn-lovers arch enemy. These pesky pests will make their way into your lawn almost without you noticing – until random yellow dead patches appear in your lawn!
Why is my grass yellow?
Yellow grass can really ruin the look of your lawn and can be a sign of a range of different issues. Whilst most lawn yellowing is temporary and typically to do with hotter and dryer temperatures, if it lingers there may be other issues afoot!
How to stripe your lawn
Is it a bird, is it a plane – nope it’s just a lawn mower with a rear roller! There’s no great science to achieving a striped lawn besides having the right equipment. But if you want to get the full know-how, we’ve explained it in our quick guide on how to stripe your lawn, below.
What type of soil do I have?
When sowing a new lawn or overseeding an existing one, it’s always good idea to know what type of soil you have so you can manage it effectively and sow the right type of grass seed to grow in it!
Can I sow grass seed in September?
As summer draws to a close you may be thinking that the opportunity to sow grass seed has passed and you will have to wait until next spring to achieve your dream lawn, right? Wrong! You can sow grass seed in September and it might even produce better results!
How to grow grass seed in shade
Most lawns will experience shade in some shape or form due to surrounding fences, furniture, trees or hedges. This can be frustrating when you are trying to maintain a consistently green and thick lawn, as patches begin to appear and can be hard to repair in certain areas.
How to recover your lawn after a heatwave
When a heatwave hits the UK, your biggest focus should be making the most of it by enjoying your lawn and slapping on the suncream! But what happens when the heatwave has long passed, and your garden hasn’t bounced back quite as well as you hoped it would?
What spreader setting should I use? Westland, Scotts, MiracleGro & more
Spreaders are a great way to ensure even coverage while overseeding or sowing a new lawn so you can avoid patchiness. They are also extremely helpful for applying lawn food or fertiliser to help minimise fertiliser burn, and to make sure all areas receive the same amount product.