Grass Seed

A simple answer to this question is yes – some grass will grow if you just throw it on the ground. However, if your garden does not have a level seedbed before sowing the seed, it will result in a patchy lawn once the grass grows, so it's better to prep your seedbed properly. Below, we tell ...
Are you frustrated by the sight of birds devouring the grass seed you’ve carefully sown in your garden? While birds are wonderful creatures, their appetites can wreak havoc on your lawn’s progress. But fear not! In this blog, we’ll explore some practical strategies and offer tips to help ...
Picture this - you’ve just done a fantastic job of sowing your new grass seed, and suddenly, a flock of birds are snacking on it in one fell swoop! Birds love a free meal, so they will most likely be on the lookout if you happen to be sowing a new lawn or overseeding an existing one. So, join ...
Having a stunning, lush lawn adds tremendous charm and beauty to any garden. Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to revive your existing lawn, sowing grass seed is a cost-effective and efficient way to achieve a thriving and vibrant garden lawn. In this how to sow grass seed guide, ...
Most grass seed will sprout within 10 days of being sown – if sown in the correct conditions for growth. This means sowing when temperatures are 10 degrees and above, with good weather forecast for the following two weeks. Keep reading for some helpful advice and the answer to the common ...
Follow our tips below on how often to water grass seed to ensure your lawn has the water it needs to sprout from the ground and grow green and healthy as quickly as possible!
Planting grass seed is not difficult, and you will find it’s easy if you plan ahead. To help you with this, we will cover a few essential tips to ensure you know how to plant grass seed. Our advice will ensure you get the most out of your garden lawn, from choosing the best grass seed for your ...
Customers often ask, “Does grass seed go off?” or “How long does grass seed keep for?”. The answer generally comes down to how well you store it, but if you make sure to store it in cool, dry conditions, it will keep for longer than you think!
It’s safe to say that April is the best month to sow grass seed. It kicks off the beginning of the warmer months, bringing brighter days and less chilly nights, which encourages your grass to grow! After the long, cold, dark winter months, your lawn will look a bit under the weather, but by ...
There will come a time when any garden lawn looks like it’s in need of some TLC, and this is often after the cold and wet weather of winter, in mid-summer when your garden sees a lot of use, or in autumn when there’s a mixture of heat and dampness in the air. Our UK weather, combined with ...
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