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Lawn Diary – August

1. August 2009

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August is often a time when the lawn gets most use as children are on holiday and playing in the garden – or lying down if you have teenagers like me! Why is it that this age group spend so much of their day in a horizontal position? Most  lawns have stopped growing so much […]

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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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Met Office predictions for our lawns

27. April 2009

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Met Office predictions for our lawns

Park the mower: climate change will kill off lawns The Met Office has issued this stark warning to the UK’s gardeners. Guy Barter, who oversees the RHS’s advisory service, suggested that lawns will become untenable in parts of southern England. The amount of water required to maintain the traditional green english lawn is unlikely to […]

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