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  1. Autumn Lawn Care

    It is now time to renovate your lawn so it will go into the winter months looking lush and healthy. If your lawn is looking tired, yellow, full of weeds or just a little thin then follow these simple steps: Fertilise with Turfmaster Gold...

  2. Creating the perfect Lawn with Andy Ellis

    Following up on our Lawn Care advice for spring, Andy is back with another great video showcasing the Living Earth range of products. ...

  3. How do I sow my new lawn?

    The aim here is to work the area you wish to sow to a point where it is as weed free as possible and is a uniform surface with finely tilled soil or sand while still maintaining a firm base so that it does not foot print too deeply when you walk on...

  4. How to have the healthiest lawn in town

    Poor nutrition is the single biggest factor for lawns failing. When a lawn is hungry the plant has a reduced capacity to handle stress, whether it is heat, drought, wear and tear - or such invasive problems like pest damage and weed invasion. Warmer...

  5. How to mow your lawn correctly

    Remember that mowing is pruning. Proper mowing increases the density of the lawn, which in turn decreases weeds. Each type of grass has a recommended mowing height. Find out which type of grass is in your lawn (you may have more than one) and mow at...

  6. Lawn Restoration

    My existing lawn is in poor shape and I want to get it looking good. What do I do? Most poor lawns have a history of low fertilisation and lack of weed control. It will probably have areas that are moss and weed infested and the grass that is there...

  7. Learn how to sow a lawn with Andy Ellis

    Now is a great time to sow new lawns. See how to with TV One Seven Sharp gardener Andy Ellis. ...

  8. Maintaining a good lawn: how do I keep my lawn looking great?

    To keep a top quality lawn all season you need to manage weeds, fertility, mowing frequency and height of cut. Here is a maintenance programme with some helpful hints. Spring Fertilise with Turfmaster Gold - very important Spray weeds with a...

  9. Spring Lawn Tips

    Fertilise, fertilise, fertilise. That's the key at this time of year. We are now finally starting to get spring growth in our lawns and with this comes a much greater demand from the plant for food, especially nitrogen. Poor nutrition is the...

  10. Summer Lawn Tips

    With the wet and cold of winter becoming a distant memory we are now faced with the new problem of our lawn drying out. Historically the answer to this problem has been water and more water, however when the soil surface becomes water repellent or...

  11. What sort of lawn do I want?

    Choose the grass seed variety that best suits the site and future use of the finished lawn area. Factors to consider include irrigation or rainfall the site will receive, shade aspects, wear (ornamental or play area), and soil type (sand, loam, or...