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How to Look after your lawn as climate shifts

30. September 2013

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36% GARDENERS REPORT THAT THEIR LAWNS GROW ALL YEAR 44% GARDENERS NOW MOW LAWNS A MONTH EARLIER IN SPRING (WRAP May 2007) Our poor lawns just do not know what is going on! Summer 2006 they were dry and parched from  drought. Summer 2007 they experienced monsoon conditions. Summer 2011 and 12  delivered a mix […]

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Fathers Day, Football and Lawns

16. June 2012

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Fathers Day, Football and Lawns

The  male population of the UK seems to have an obsession with neat and tidy lawns –  almost as annoying as the football mania which is affecting  most men in England at the moment. Maintaining a healthy lawn doesn’t have to involve using chemicals and artificial fertilisers .There are plenty of ways to maintain your […]

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Lawns and drought

28. March 2012

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Lawns and drought

An RHS curator says that gardeners do not need to water their lawns during a drought. Watering your lawn can negatively impact the environment if it is poorly managed, according to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). Colin Crosbie, curator of RHS Garden Wisley, argued on Radio Four’s Today Programme a year ago during the last […]

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How fast does your grass grow?

6. March 2011

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The grass in my garden seems to be growing again now the days are slowly getting longer. Grass can grow 2-6 inches a month but this varies depending on the temperature, humidity, amount of day-light and type of grass. Climate Change is having an effect on English lawns .It important to think about how to […]

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Lawn care tips

27. April 2009

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Lawn care tips

The traditional lawn that is synonymous with lazy summer days in England is under attack. The main problem for lawns is that, due to our changing weather patterns, there is no longer the same predictable cycle that has helped lawns in the UK to establish over many centuries. In a recent survey by WRAP, 44% […]

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