Tag Archives: Grass Seed

Whether turf or seed, all lawns start from grass seed.

Seed for lawns is grown on farms specifically for that purpose. The single-species fields are grown over two years and harvested for the crop in the summer. This is the grass seed you can buy in the shops.

Grass seed for your lawn

Turf farmers use a grass which is great for turf. They sow this and manage the grass until it is ready for lifting. For home use and other amenity lawns, seed can be bought from specific seed suppliers.

There are a huge number of varieties to choose from. These can all seem confusing when trying to choose the best for your lawn.

Find out more about seed, how to sow it and how to make it into a great lawn in these blog posts.

Lawn patch repair – A picture guide

By | 20/11/2019

Even the most well tended lawn can develop bare patches. Leaving footballs on the grass, spillages, moles, large weeds, dog damage and even winter leaves can cause areas of your lawn to die off. But what is the best way to a lawn patch repair and fix up these areas? Here is my pictorial guide to repairing a damaged lawn.

Question: How do I fix my burnt lawn?

By | 11/07/2018

I sent this question in June 2018 by a concerned lawn owner. It is a common question which I am asked a lot. Hi Kris, A couple of weeks ago I bought a 3 in 1 weed, feed and moss control lawn treatment from the local garden centre. I tried to apply it as per the instructions. However,… Read More »

Why you should know the temperature of your soil

By | 11/05/2016

As spring gradually eases its way in, the days slowly become longer and the sun rises higher, how do you know when to start repairing or re-seeding your lawn? The easiest way by far is through knowing the temperature of the soil. A simple soil thermometer can be purchased in any reputable garden centre. It is a reliable way… Read More »