• Time for lawn mowing! Some may consider it a little early to be thinking about lawn renovation for the Spring. However, as the grass is growing it may well be a good idea to give the grass a cut. Mowing at the correct height for the time of year and in the right conditions is always important. The first few cuts are are even more important. Why? The grass will not be at full strength yet and there is greater potential for damage. By now you should have had your mower serviced. If not, this has to be the first step. Sharp blades are essential to get the best cut. It also helps avoid [...]

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    You'll be wanting to get your lawn in shape for the Spring and Summer months so there are a few jobs that can help you achieve that. Firstly brush or switch off any worm casts. These just look unsightly and whilst not a major lawn problem can end up leaving your lawn a muddy mess if just left. Treat any moss that is in the lawn with a moss control treatment. This will darken off the moss and slow down the growth. Lawns should then be scarified and preferably aerated using a hollow-tine aerator when it is dry enough to do so. Any bare patches created by the scarifying can be over-seeded when [...]

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    With the weather having been so mild and the rain being so persistent you have no doubt found that your grass is still growing. To cut wet grass is difficult at the best of times but leaving it until Spring when it starts to grow again may prove even harder. It's really up to you what you do but here are a few helpful tips to set you on your way.... Raise the mower on the highest setting Some of the benefits are: Longer grass grows a little more slowly Grass will use less energy growing and instead use it for roots and health The slightly longer leaf will help with [...]

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    Recommend a Friend

    30th January 2016 | Blog

    Recommend a Friend and get £10 discount off your next treatment when they sign up with us. Lawn Care services include, seasonal weed and feed, using the best fertilisers and herbicides for the local area, scarification and hollow-tine aeration. Moss and Pest Control also available. Don't forget you can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.

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    Ten Top Tips For a Greener Lawn You need a plan of action and stick to it. Create a lawn calendar to help. Make a record of how your lawn reacts at different times of the year and plan accordingly. Spring renovation. Scarify and Aerate your lawn. Make sure you supplement your hard work with a sensible weed and feed and remember to water. Assess your mowing technique. Don't always mow the same way. Try alternating your stripes and make sure your blades are sharp. When applying a moss control its good to do this in conjunction with scarifying both before and perhaps more [...]

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    Recommended Services

    Over the past few years I've built up a good working relationship with quite a few local trades. I've listed them below for you to have a look through and if you feel you could benefit from what they offer then please go ahead*. TREE WORK - PAUL HOWARD - 07771 693882 (ALL AREAS) GARDENING WORK - MARTYN CROPPER - 07967 005259 (FORMBY/SOUTHPORT) GARDENING WORK - COLIN & GRAHAM SPROSTRON - 07940 319113 / 07738 009425 (FORMBY) GARDENING WORK - ADRIAN HAYTON - 07961 388248 (SOUTHPORT) GARDENING WORK - ANTHONY POOLE- 07940 261269 (FORMBY) LAWN MOWING - CHARLIE LANCASTER - 07534 363507 (FORMBY) [...]

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