London Turf Blog

  • How To Maintain Your Lawn During Winter

    Frosty Lawn

    It can be tempting to put away any garden equipment for the next couple of months, as the winter season begins to get colder and frostier, with lower temperatures and many rainy days. It is significant to ensure that your garden is well and truly looked after since the effects of your lawn during the winter season can be devastating if it is not maintained.

    With changing sun positions and decreased direct sunlight, increased shade, lower daylight hours, and lower soil temperatures, it allows the grass to become more vulnerable and difficult to repair during spring and summer seasons. This is why it is important to ensure that your garden is getting the right tender, love and care for this winter. By keeping your garden in top shape this winter, your garden can look fresh and healthy just in time for spring! Below, are great practices that you can take to maintain your lawn:

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  • 10 Things To Do in The Garden With Your Kids This Summer

    With the summer holidays upon on, we can only hope this sunshine will stick around so the kids can enjoy the great outdoors (minus their raincoats).

    If you’re wondering how on earth you’re going to keep them occupied, we’ve got some suggestions for you – all of which can be enjoyed in the garden.
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  • Design Inspiration for Small Gardens

    They say good things come in small packages. Well, it’s no less true for small gardens. While you’ve got less space to work with, there are lots of ways to maximise what you do have (we can vouch for that as a London-based company) – it just takes a bit of vision and plenty of inspiration.

    Whether you want to create a space for your family, for a place of tranquil or an area for entertaining friends, we have a team of landscapers who have been making ideas come to reality.

    With that said, we’ve got some design ideas to get your garden-juices flowing, whether you’re updating your space or giving it a complete makeover.

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  • How to Prevent Dog Urine Ruining your Lawn

    dog-lawnOwning a four-legged friend will no doubt bring untold levels of joy to your life. They provide a loyal companion, get you out of the house and can even lower your risk of heart disease. Unfortunately apart from maybe scaring off badgers, your lawn isn’t likely to see any of these benefits.
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  • 7 Easy Vegetables & Herbs to Grow at Home

    Growing your own vegetables and herbs at home is rewarding and fun. Don't be put off growing your own produce because you've never done it before - we have 7 easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs for you to try!
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  • When to use landscaping bark as a mulch

    Landscaping bark has a lot of uses within a garden, but why would you choose a bark over gravel or pebbles if you want to use it for decorative purposes? Is it just for decorative purposes or can it help your plants by using it as mulch?
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  • Introducing our New Depot in Brentwood!

    With the start of a busy spring season looming, we are pleased to announce the opening of a new London Lawn Turf depot in Brentwood, EssexThe new outlet is situated within the Brentwood Garden Centre, close to the A12 and Junction 28 of the M25.
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  • Getting the best from winter pruning while producing garden compost

    The keen gardener will want to take every opportunity that the sometimes harsh British winter seldom affords to keep their gardens well maintained. They will also be fully aware that there is always something to be done and winter can be a great time for essential pruning and for creating some fresh garden compost.
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  • Landscaping bark - One of your four secret gardening weapons this winter

    Winter gardening seems like something only a hardcore gardener would commit to. When most of us think of winter, stepping into an icy cold garden likely ranks far behind things like snuggling up with a hot chocolate in front of the fire! Neglecting winter maintenance though can wreak havoc on a garden, even a low maintenance one. Here are our top four winter weapons for your garden this winter.
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  • The Essential Nutrients in a Good Quality Topsoil

    The mark of a top quality topsoil is the correct ratio of sand, silt and clay. Soil types vary more than most people realise, even between garden beds at the same property. A combination of 60% sand, 15% clay and 25% silt results in a nutrient-rich product for mixing with garden soil or creating the ideal growing environment in planters.
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