Designed just for you! The STIHL Lithium-ion battery-powered range has been designed for smaller gardens such as in complexes, and with their low noise and zero emissions they are perfect for urban spaces – there’s no need to annoy the neighbours while you work! Neat and nifty cutting! The STIHL FSA 45 is a lightweight […]
If you want a new lawn that establishes within a month or so, use sods. This option is expensive but creates an instant effect. Before deciding on the job, visit the websites of lawn suppliers to check on the availability of different instant lawn types to suit your climate and needs, the price per square […]
Extract from book: ESSENTIAL ORGANICS the legacy of Irmela Reichardt A perfectly groomed lush, green lawn sets the tone of a garden, and most gardeners are prepared to spend a lot of money on fertiliser, herbicides and water to achieve this. It is however possible to have a lovely green organic lawn without an expensive […]
Fertilising your lawn Question: If lawns are fertilised regularly, do they require mowing more often than lawns that have not been fertilised? Answer: Well-fertilised lawns are healthy and have a dense growth habit with a thick and even coverage. They’re also likely to have fewer weeds and other undesirable plants competing with the grass, so […]
Lamb’s Ear Children and adults alike are fascinated with the soft texture of Lamb’s Ear, it immediately attracts people to it to touch its leaves. This is also a good plant for combining with other colours in a garden design due to its soft grey appearance. It is also know sometimes as Stachys lanata or […]
Spiking your lawn with a garden fork (known as ‘aerating’ the lawn) will boost its growth.
Spring is the best time to sow lawn grass seed.
If there are areas in your lawn that are battling because of shade you can try filling in the bare spots with ‘Shady Mix’ Lawn Seed from Starke Ayres.