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Laying a lawn – turf

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I had a query recently from a work colleague about lawns, whether to grow it from seed or to lay turf. This got me thinking about when I laid our lawn. When we bought the house, the previous owners had been elderly and were not able to keep the gardens […]

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Grass, the hardest plant to grow. Honest!

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One of the hardest plants to grow and maintain in our garden, believe it or not is grass. Although I should clarify, it grows brilliantly in all those places you don’t want it to; like between the paving slabs, in the flower beds and rockery, even in the greenhouse, but […]

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Starting over, getting ready for spring 2016

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Well we managed to get started last weekend despite all the set backs. The biggest and scariest job for me, cleaning the greenhouse, has been done and now Kate is contemplating the biggest and most exhausting job for her, the lawn. The greenhouse The only down side to the greenhouse […]