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The Best Electric Cordless Mower Reviewed

07/04/2017 11:29:11 AM

In this review I will look at three electric cordless mowers, one from each of three price ranges to give a choice that will suit the individual budget. OVER £300 COBRA SELF PROPELLED CORDLESS MX46S 40V Cobra have introduced their new electric ...

The Best Electric Cordless Lawn Mowers Reviewed

07/04/2017 11:29:11 AM

In this review I will review three of the best electric cordless lawn mowers on the market. I’ll give you options from each of three price ranges to give a choice that will suit the individual budget. OVER £300 COBRA SELF PROPELLED CORDLESS ...

Cobra 18? petrol rear roller lawn mower RM46SPB, Review

06/06/2017 10:22:32 AM

OVERVIEW If you have read my article  ” what is the best mower for you”, and you want a lawn with stripes but prefer a rotary mower, then this review of the Cobra RM46SPB is worth a good look. It is very robustly built, and although more ...

Flymo Lithium-ion Robotic Lawnmower 1200 R, Review

06/05/2017 09:21:12 AM

As my first review featured the basic push cylinder mower, I am following up with the ultimate lazy gardeners mower, a robot. OVERVIEW All the standard mowers require some effort, and time, to cut the lawn. With the robot though, after the set ...

Mower reviews, what to look for in a lawn mower.

05/15/2017 11:54:49 AM

Bosch AHM 38 G Manual Garden Lawn Mower As this is my first review I am starting with a budget lawn mower that will give a good clean cut, and leaves a nice striped finish. And best of all it is the most environmentaly friendly type of lawn ...

Bosch AHM 38 G Manual Garden Lawn Mower Review

05/15/2017 11:54:49 AM

As this is my first review, I am starting with a budget lawn mower that will give a good clean cut, and leaves a nice striped finish. Best of all it is the most environmentally friendly type of lawn mower you can buy, only requiring some physical ...

Choose the Best Lawn Mower For Your Lawn

04/04/2017 04:59:26 AM

Mowing grass is the most labour intensive part of maintaining a lawn, and certainly has the biggest effect on attaining the desired quality. As a result, one of the most common questions I’m asked is, what is the best lawn mower for my lawn? ...

Bowling green package.

02/21/2017 09:16:03 AM

Why this will help. I have identified a need for a tailor made package of all the supplies required for a bowling club to maintain a green to the highest standard, to be made readily available. After having discussed this with our suppliers, ...

AERATION EXPLAINED.

02/06/2017 07:48:30 AM

What is aeration? I am often asked to explain what is meant by the term “aeration”. In simple terms it means taking any action to relieve compaction caused by feet, machinery, and weather conditions. If the soil becomes compacted, the essentials ...

An explanation of aeration.

02/06/2017 07:48:30 AM

What is aeration? I am often asked to explain what is meant by the term “aeration”. In simple terms it means taking any action to relieve compaction caused by feet, machinery, and weather conditions. If the soil becomes compacted, the essentials ...

What to do on your lawn in Winter. PART TWO.

02/03/2017 07:02:55 AM

3 – Leatherjackets and chafer grubs These grubs can cause enormous damage to turf as they feed on the roots and young shoots of the grass plants. This alone can decimate managed turf, but even worse damage is caused by birds, and even badgers ...

What to do on your lawn in Winter. PART TWO.

02/03/2017 07:02:55 AM

3 – Leatherjackets and chafer grubs These grubs can cause enormous damage to turf as they feed on the roots and young shoots of the grass plants. This alone can decimate managed turf, but even worse damage is caused by birds, and even badgers ...

Why a lawn needs attention in Winter.

02/02/2017 08:46:36 AM

THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN WINTER. PART ONE 1 – Compaction Compaction is the hardening of the ground in and around the surface, which inhibits water, air, and nutrients entering the soil profile. Compaction is caused by pressure on the surface, ...

Why a lawn needs attention in Winter, Part one.

02/02/2017 08:46:36 AM

  1 – Compaction Compaction is the hardening of the ground in and around the surface, which inhibits water, air, and nutrients entering the soil profile. Compaction is caused by pressure on the surface, whether by feet, mowers, or weather, ...

HOW CAN MOSS BE REMOVED FROM TURF.

01/19/2017 06:06:17 AM

WHAT IS MOSS. There are thousands of different mosses, so for the purpose of this article I will talk purely of the main types which inhabit, and cause problems, in turf. First we have to understand the difference between mosses and grasses. ...

HOW CAN MOSS BE REMOVED FROM TURF.

01/19/2017 06:06:17 AM

WHAT IS MOSS There are thousands of different mosses, so for the purpose of this article I will talk purely of the main types which inhabit, and cause problems, in turf. First we have to understand the difference between mosses and grasses. ...

Lawn Fertilizers, the best for Spring and Summer. Why we need them.

01/11/2017 03:25:47 AM

Importance of Spring Fertilising. Spring is the most important time of year in the maintenance schedule for any type of grass. What is applied, and just as importantly, when it is applied, will dictate the quality of the grass sward for the ...

Lawn Fertilizers, the best for Spring and Summer.

01/11/2017 03:25:47 AM

Importance of Spring Fertilising Spring is the most important time of year in the maintenance schedule for any type of grass. What is applied, and just as importantly, when it is applied, will dictate the quality of the grass sward for the rest ...

Seaweed, and Why it Should be an Essential Part of Fine Turf Maintenance.

12/21/2016 10:04:58 AM

The wonder of Seaweed. Seaweed is normally classed just as a soil conditioner or fertiliser in the gardening world. Its benefits are so extensive, though, that it should also be given top billing as part of any maintenance programme for the ...

Seaweed, and Why it Should be an Essential Part of Fine Turf Maintenance.

12/21/2016 10:04:58 AM

The wonder of Seaweed Seaweed is normally classed just as a soil conditioner or fertiliser in the gardening world. Its benefits are so extensive, though, that it should also be given top billing as part of any maintenance programme for the growing ...

The best Lawn fertilizers for Autumn and Winter.

11/29/2016 07:15:26 AM

The best Lawn fertilizers for Autumn and Winter.   Myth. Contrary to the advice given in many gardening magazines and TV programs, the grass does not stop growing during Winter in our climate. Any mild spells see grass growing, albeit much ...

The best Lawn fertilizers for Autumn and Winter.

11/29/2016 07:15:26 AM

Myth. Contrary to the advice given in many gardening magazines and TV programs, the grass does not stop growing during Winter in our climate. Any mild spells see grass growing, albeit much more slowly than at peak times. The importance of Autumn ...

A Definitive Guide to Maintaining a Bowling Green

03/03/2015 16:55:02 PM

Introduction This article is designed to enable even the least experienced volunteers or green keepers in bowling clubs to follow a plan of action to maintain the bowling green in good condition throughout the season. In conjunction with the ...

A Definitive Guide to Maintaining a Bowling Green

03/03/2015 16:55:02 PM

Introduction This article is designed to enable even the least experienced volunteers or green keepers in bowling clubs to follow a plan of action to maintain the bowling green in good condition throughout the season. In conjunction with the ...

A Full Year’s Maintenance of a Bowling Green

03/03/2015 16:50:04 PM

Introduction For this guide I am starting the year at the start of the Spring period, the beginning of March, with the run up to the start of the playing season in April. If you are in the Southern part of the UK the timing can often be two ...

A Full Year’s Maintenance of a Bowling Green

03/03/2015 16:50:04 PM

Introduction For this guide I am starting the year at the start of the Spring period, the beginning of March, with the run up to the start of the playing season in April. If you are in the Southern part of the UK the timing can often be two ...

How to Maintain an Artificial Grass Lawn

09/01/2014 07:46:10 AM

Artificial grass has continued to increase in popularity over the past few years. It is a great product for a variety of applications including those who need a low maintenance lawn solution. Whilst Artificial grass can be cheaper and less time ...

How to Maintain an Artificial Grass Lawn

09/01/2014 07:46:10 AM

Artificial grass has continued to increase in popularity over the past few years. It is a great product for a variety of applications including those who need a low maintenance lawn solution. Whilst Artificial grass can be cheaper and less time ...

To Turf or Seed!!!

03/17/2014 10:59:53 AM

TURFING OR SEEDING – A GUIDE TO HELP YOU DECIDE. PREPARATION. The basic preparation of the soil is the same for seeding and turfing, but for seeding the final  preparation involves removal of all stones down to a maximum diameter of no more ...

To Turf or Seed Your New Lawn? A Quick guide.

03/17/2014 10:59:53 AM

TURFING OR SEEDING – A GUIDE TO HELP YOU DECIDE PREPARATION. The basic preparation of the soil is the same for seeding and turfing, but for seeding the final  preparation involves removal of all stones down to a maximum diameter of no more ...

Fighting Bowling Green Dry Patch & Compaction: The Seaweed Cure

09/18/2013 03:16:15 AM

I received a question recently that I thought was worth sharing on the site. It was regarding the use of seaweed fertiliser and whether it can combat both bowling green dry patch and compaction. Bowling green maintenance is obviously a subject ...

Fighting Bowling Green Dry Patch & Compaction: The Seaweed Cure

09/18/2013 03:16:15 AM

I received a question recently that I thought was worth sharing on the site. It was regarding the use of seaweed fertiliser and whether it can combat both bowling green dry patch and compaction. Bowling green maintenance is obviously a subject ...

How to Remove Moss From Your Lawn

04/04/2013 08:29:49 AM

We’ve recently carried out some quite extensive work with a client that I thought was well worth sharing. He owns quite a large lawn, around 1 acre in size, and came to us following a year where the weeds wouldn’t stop growing, his moss ...

How to Remove Moss From Your Lawn

04/04/2013 08:29:49 AM

We’ve recently carried out some quite extensive work with a client that I thought was well worth sharing. He owns quite a large lawn, around 1 acre in size, and came to us following a year where the weeds wouldn’t stop growing, his moss ...

Taking Care of a Large Lawn: Mowing, Landscaping & Equipment

03/19/2013 07:24:03 AM

When you own a home with a large garden, lawn care and maintenance can seem like a daunting task. However, with a little planning, a riding lawn mower and the right parts and accessories, you can create a landscape that’s easy to manage without ...

Taking Care of a Large Lawn: Mowing, Landscaping & Equipment

03/19/2013 07:24:03 AM

When you own a home with a large garden, lawn care and maintenance can seem like a daunting task. However, with a little planning, a riding lawn mower and the right parts and accessories, you can create a landscape that’s easy to manage without ...

Annual Lawn Care Schedule: Grass Maintenance Through the Year

02/11/2013 06:17:29 AM

This article is a quick reference guide to the tasks required throughout the year to keep your lawn in good condition. The guide will equally apply to all lawns, whether newly constructed or old established turf, and should be seen as a general ...

Annual Lawn Care Schedule: Grass Maintenance Through the Year

02/11/2013 06:17:29 AM

This article is a quick reference guide to the tasks required throughout the year to keep your lawn in good condition. The guide will equally apply to all lawns, whether newly constructed or old established turf, and should be seen as a general ...

Grass For Shade: Growing a Good Lawn in Shady Areas

09/12/2012 03:23:31 AM

Shade is the sworn enemy of the keen grass grower. Like the majority of plant life on our planet, grass needs light, and finding a good grass for shade is a tricky business. Shady areas on your lawn represent spots where your grass is starved ...

Grass For Shade: Growing a Good Lawn in Shady Areas

09/12/2012 03:23:31 AM

Shade is the sworn enemy of the keen grass grower. Like the majority of plant life on our planet, grass needs light, and finding a good grass for shade is a tricky business. Shady areas on your lawn represent spots where your grass is starved ...

Lawn Care Q&A: Controlling Moss & Clover in a Lawn

09/11/2012 10:24:18 AM

We recently had a question from a regular reader which we thought was worth sharing in a Q&A. It concerns the common lawn care concerns of moss and clover. Lawn Care Question: My lawn’s made huge improvements this year – I’m really

Lawn Care Q&A: Controlling Moss & Clover in a Lawn

09/11/2012 10:24:18 AM

We recently had a question from a regular reader which we thought was worth sharing in a Q&A. It concerns the common lawn care concerns of moss and clover. Lawn Care Question: My lawn’s made huge improvements this year – I’m really

Turf vs Artificial Grass: The Cost and Care Comparison

08/29/2012 07:07:00 AM

Trying to decide between sod grass and artificial grass can sometimes be a tricky decision. Whether you’ve just bought your first home or are finally ready to improve upon the one you’ve had for years, your lawn is a huge part of the look ...

Turfing a Lawn With A Range of Grass Varieties

07/03/2012 07:12:23 AM

I have been involved in preparing and laying turf on a number of new lawn projects in the last three months, so I thought I’d write a little about the projects to give you some good examples of what can be achieved in various different si ...

What Grass Seed to Use For a Bad Surface? | Lawn Care Q&A

05/11/2012 05:16:41 AM

Question: What Grass Seed should I Use for a Gravelly Surface? I come from Southern Cornwall and my front garden has pretty decent grass, but my back garden essentially just looks like gravel. I’m thinking about getting some tall fescue seed ...

Duncan’s Bowling Green Maintenance Services: How I Can Help Your Bowling Green

05/09/2012 11:39:45 AM

Across Scotland and the UK right now, green bowling clubs continue to have difficulty in maintaining their green surface and surrounds to a high standard thanks to constraints in budget, time, equipment and experience. Budgets often don’t ...