January 22, 2014

Compaction is one of the key elements that prevent lawns from prospering. Compaction occurs when the grains of material, which form the soil, become squeezed together so that there are no gaps in between the soil particles.


This accretion has a number of effects. First...

January 15, 2014

Fusarium Patch (Microdochium Nivale) disease is the most common of all lawn diseases in the UK, although the symptoms are most severely seen in fine turf.


You will know if this disease is present by orange/brown circular patches which will appear on your lawn. As it sp...

December 12, 2013

With temperatures at last now feeling really wintery and the recent hard frosts, you'd be forgiven for completely forgetting all about your lawn! However there are a few tips to bear in mind at this time of year that will ensure that your lawn overwinters as well as it...

December 1, 2013

Winter lawn care always seems to be something that gets rather missed off the gardener's calendar, but there are some things that we can do now to improve our lawns for next summer - always with the goal in mind of a lush green sward next June... (something I find myse...

November 23, 2013

From September onwards our clients keep asking us when they should be doing their "last cut". I think that in London there is really no such thing, that is unless we get a really cold winter like last year and everything just stops! Grass doesn't stop growing until the...

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