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Let it grow?

Let it grow?

A luscious lawn takes dedication. Weeding, feeding, watering, and mowing is constantly on your to-do list. In many gardens, turf has been swapped for gravel or astroturf. It’s an understandable decision, particularly if you’re a busy household, or struggle physically...
Your gardening buddy is making magic underground

Your gardening buddy is making magic underground

“Without the work of this humble creature, who knows nothing of the benefits he confers upon mankind, agriculture, as we know it, would be very difficult, if not wholly impossible.” Charles Darwin Today we’re talking all about earthworms. Invertebrates, insects,...
Pitch perfect for the Rugby World Cup

Pitch perfect for the Rugby World Cup

The dramatic finale to the Rugby World Cup is just two days away. But organisers have been consulting with global turf experts since 2015 to ensure they were pitch-perfect for the tournament. The World Cup is running during Japan’s typhoon season too, so severe...
Be the moss boss

Be the moss boss

Now is a good time to talk about moss – a common garden inhabitant that many gardeners dedicate time to battle with. We recommend dealing with moss in the autumn and spring so you can keep on top of it. Mosses (or Bryophytes) are thought to be 450 million years....
A (Very Brief) History of Your Lawn

A (Very Brief) History of Your Lawn

Where does our love of an English lawn come from? Our obsession may have ancient roots, journeying along our evolutionary line from our hunting ancestors who stalked prey across the grasslands of Africa. From Castles and Commons The more recent history of lawn...
How to handle leaves on your lawn

How to handle leaves on your lawn

If you take pride in an immaculate lawn, autumn can be a frustrating time: every gust of wind brings more leaves settling on your grass. So you rake them up, but more blustery weather arrives and your neat pile of leaves are in a flurry again. But there are other...