The most important thing to know about mowing a lawn, is that cutting too aggressively can weaken the grass plant, inhibit growth and sometimes damage the plant beyond repair, therefore the golden rule is to never cut more than a third of the length of the grass plant away.
Are you struggling to measure your garden or calculate how much turf you need for your new lawn? Hallstone's simple method to measure even the oddest shapes can help.
Don't be scared to scarify! Scarifying should be an important part of your lawn maintenance, but can be daunting as the appearance following the process can leave the lawn looking patchy and unattractive; don’t worry though, this appearance is temporary and for the greater good.
A useful guide detailing organic and inorganic garden mulch options and how to apply whichever mulch you choose.
There are multiple options when choosing a suitable flooring for your chicken run. If your run is on your lawn and portable, you can move it around the garden once an area has become worn to allow the grass to recover; though if you have a chicken run that remains in one position or you don’t have a lawn, you may find that after some rain it becomes a bit of a quagmire, difficult to clean and your poor ladies get very muddy feet and legs. We’ve taken a look at few of the options that are widely used.
First time laying turf? It’s something that even the most inexperienced gardener can handle. Plan ahead, follow our simple instructions and take your time; if you maintain your new lawn correctly once laid, it’s a project that you should only need to do once.
The process of mulching is one that can be extremely beneficial to our gardens and most experienced gardeners will utilise it to get the best results. However, for those that are just starting out in the world of gardening, mulching and the benefits that it offers are somewhat of a grey area. Here we seek to remove the mystery around mulching whilst using bark chippings as an example.
Sandbags can help prevent unnecessary flooding in the many situations where homes are threatened by rising rivers and where drainage has been put under extra pressure due to heavy rain.
It is often difficult to predict when and where ice will form on road surfaces and pavements but you should make sure you are ready for all eventualities by having your own supply of gritting salt. If you are looking to purchase gritting salt for residential purposes, the internet should be where you look for a rock salt supplier.
From November to March the risk of ice and snow is high and cold weather conditions can cause massive disruption on British roads. So what happens in preparation for this to decrease the impact this has on transport nationwide?