I received this interesting question about a lawn at the opposite end of the British Isles to me. A reader asks about how to keep moss away on his lawn in the north of Scotland. Keeping moss at bay is difficult in the UK even at the best of times, but the long, dark, wet winters of Scotland make this task even more challenging. I give some tips here.
What is seaweed? Seaweed is the common name for all plants and algae which grow in the sea. The name is a genuine misnomer. Not only are they also found in rivers and lakes, but they are not really weeds at all. A weed is a plant in the wrong place. Marine plants are absolutely essential for sustaining… Read More »
In the North West of England the spring is just gradually trying to through through. It is the middle of March (2014) and we are currently in the midst of a wonderful early spring season. The daffodils are flourishing, the sun is shining and all of our gardens are coming to life again. The problem is that we… Read More »