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  • Grass Seed for Pets

    Choosing the best grass seed for pets

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    It’s a question that we’re often asked: How do you choose the right grass seed for your pet? Well, there are a few things to consider before you make your decision. Will grass seed be safe for my pets? All of our Lawn UK grass seed mixes contain only natural, un-treated seed. This gives us the confidence to say that

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  • Grass Seed for dry soil

    Choosing the right grass seed for dry conditions

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    Following one of the driest springs on record, it’s really important that you choose the right lawn seed mixture for your garden. There are a wide range of options available, depending on the amount of use, type of soil and percentage of shade in your garden, but what should you do if you have dry soil, and which grass seed

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    Dry spring means slower germination

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    To say that Spring 2020 has been a little different from normal would be an understatement. But, with other headlines dominating, we may have missed some of the news about how unseasonably dry it’s been so far this year. Driest May on record? Parts of England & Wales saw the second driest May since records began this year, with April

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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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    Delivery Updates – COVID-19

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    Normal service has resumed – thank you for your patience! Dispatch and delivery times are once again back to normal levels. Delivery times are mostly now within the time frame chosen at the checkout. Please be aware of a small number of areas currently experiencing delays: Northern Ireland (BT postcode) Lincolnshire (LN, PE postcodes) We are working with our couriers

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  • 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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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