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  • Thank you!

    A great big THANK YOU

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    Thank you, thank you, thank you! We are all in this unusual situation together. It’s been weeks already since life for many was anything like normal. We just wanted to take a moment and thank everyone who’s helping keep the country going, especially those in the NHS, the emergency services, the delivery drivers, the supermarket teams and anyone who’s helping

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    by Lawn UK
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    Delivery Updates – COVID-19

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    Orders placed this week (25th May – 31st May) We will still be accepting orders this week, and the delivery time-frame is gradually returning towards normal levels. We are still unable to offer next day delivery at this time. Orders are currently experiencing delays of up to 3-4 extra working days. Please note that orders will be dispatched on a

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    by Lawn UK
  • Spring Lawn Seeding

    Making the most of time at home this spring

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    As the UK braces for an uncertain few months ahead, we’re all being told to stay at home and reduce our social contact. You’re probably tired of hearing about it already, but while we’re not here to talk about the pandemic, we do have some feel-good tips to use your extra time you might have for the garden this spring.

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    by Lawn UK
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    Growing Grass Seed in the shade

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    One of the most common things that we are asked about is why grass doesn’t grow so well in the shade. You’d be correct in thinking that lack of sunlight is a contributing factor to poor grass growth and health. But there are other factors which can affect your lawn’s health when trying to grow in low light conditions. What

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    by Lawn UK
  • Sowing seed

    Preparing a perfect seedbed for new grass seed

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    So you’ve ordered the best grass seed for your lawn, what’s next? While you’re waiting for your seed delivery there are a few tasks in the garden which you can crack on with. The most important of these is preparing an adequate seedbed, in which to sow your new grass seed. Where to begin? Mark out the area that you

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    by Lawn UK
  • Wet lawn heavy rain

    What does the Wettest February on record mean for your lawn?

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    It’s hard not to have noticed, but many parts of the UK including England, Wales and Northern Ireland have all seen their wettest February’s ever. Unfortunately, this has resulted in widespread flooding, with many homes and gardens submerged after multiple deluges. Named storms seem to have become an increasingly common phenomenon in the UK, but the good news is there

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    by Lawn UK
  • Lawn Glossary

    The lawn jargon-buster

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    Do you know your aeration from your compaction or your ryegrass from your bentgrass? Well, fear not as we break down any lawn technical terms you might come across. Lawn Jargon Buster Aeration In short, aeration helps your lawn to breathe. It’s a way of alleviating compaction and allowing air back into the soil. Loosening the soil, with a garden

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    by Lawn UK
  • Why does grass seed grow

    What gets grass seed growing?

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    Exactly what does grass seed need to grow? You might think that seeding a new lawn is easy, but it’s far from just sprinkling the seed and waiting for your new lawn. Germination is a complex biological process, that requires a very niche set of circumstances. You should consider how environmental factors are just as important as any preparation you

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    by Lawn UK
  • Frost

    Keeping your lawn healthy this winter

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    As the nights start to get progressively shorter, the temperatures are still low at night, causing frosts around the country. What can you do though to help protect your lawn during the winter? Keep of the grass! Sounds simple, but walking on the grass during a hard frost can in fact damage your lawn. The best option is to simply

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    by Lawn UK
  • Earth worm on lawn

    Your lawn is alive!

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    We only ever consider what we see above ground – usually a perfectly trimmed lawn, with neat and tidy stripes. But what goes on under the surface, and how does it affect your lawn above ground? It’s all about the structure Soil structure is something rarely considered when thinking about your lawn. Increasingly, farmers are understanding the importance of a

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    by Lawn UK
  • Artificial intelligence: plastic grass for the future?

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    When we first heard about the craze for plastic lawns a few years back, we thought it would be a bit of a fad. But now, plastic lawns are slowly covering over gardens countrywide, and it seems to be a growing problem (ironic, isn’t it?). Carpet showrooms now often stock astroturf alongside their regular, indoor offerings. Are the days of

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    by Lawn UK
  • Lawn mower on new lawn

    One man went to mow…

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    That old nursery rhyme is a timely reminder that we’re right in the middle of your lawn’s biggest growth spurt of the year. It’s important to use the right mower for your lawn type, and cut at the right height and frequency. Here you can find answers to commonly asked questions about mowing your lawn. Lawns are mown with two

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    by Lawn UK

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