Category: Advice

Caring For Your New Lawn

  New turf must be kept moist until it has become fully established. If it does not rain frequently after the turf has been laid and/or during hot, dry or windy conditions you may have to water the new lawn twice or even three times a day.     Also, water immediately at any sign of… Read more »

The Best Time To Turf

  Turf can be laid at any time of the year, provided the ground is not frozen, waterlogged or very dry. However, the best time to lay turf is Spring or Autumn when the soil is at the perfect soft texture.     To lay turf in the Spring, ideally, the soil needs to be moist…. Read more »

Tree Planting Timing

  Time and trees wait for no man! Of course, we can plant trees all year round, and we often do. However, there are advantages, not least from a cost perspective, to scheduling tree planting during the autumn and winter months.     During the coldest months of the year, trees and shrubs are in… Read more »

The Secrets of Successful Seeding

  When preparing lawns and grass areas, whilst we often use turf for instant results, if the client has the time and/or not the budget, grass seeding is a good alternative. However, there are some ground rules:     • Seed: Use quality seed and of the right type and grade (check the ingredients) to… Read more »