London Turf Blog

  1. Using topsoil for successful bare root transplanting

    Using topsoil for successful bare root transplanting
    When you buy hedging plants and shrubs from a wholesale nursery, they often come as bare root transplants, rather than potted. This makes them lighter and less bulky to transport, which makes life much easier for you if you need to purchase hedging plants in large quantities. But how do you should you go about planting and caring for your bare root transplants? Continue reading →
  2. A guide to applying topsoil to your lawn and garden

    A guide to applying topsoil to your lawn and garden
    The health of your garden's topsoil is essential for healthy fruit and vegetables and beautiful blooms. However, if your gardening on what was once a construction site or your soil has become compacted, it might be time to order some quality topsoil and start creating a lovely and productive garden. Continue reading →
  3. Increasing your topsoil's food production potential

    Increasing your topsoil's food production potential
    Any self-sufficient home is going to need to produce home-grown food. But what if you don't have a lot of gardening knowledge? Well now's the time to learn, with handy gardening tips that will not only make growing food easier, but that will cut down on waste too due to the reusing and recycling of materials. Continue reading →
  4. Topsoil and compost: what's the difference?

    Topsoil and compost: what's the difference?
    Most gardening advice gives great tips on how to create and use garden compost, but not everybody understands the difference between this and a high quality topsoil. We explain exactly what topsoil is and why buying topsoil is a good alternative to costly and time-consuming compost making. Continue reading →
  5. Just what's so great about topsoil anyway?

    Just what's so great about topsoil anyway?
    Just what's so great about topsoil anyway? It's probably not a question that keeps you awake at night, but this nutrient-rich wonder can work miracles in your garden. Continue reading →
  6. How to control topsoil erosion in sloping gardens

    How to control topsoil erosion in sloping gardens
    If you own a property that sits on sloping ground, the potential for topsoil erosion is something that you should take into consideration when landscaping your garden. Losing soil through topsoil erosion can not only leave your garden with unattractive bald spots, it also removes valuable nutrients, leaving your planting at risk of dying. Continue reading →
  7. A guide to turf laying in the summertime

    A guide to turf laying in the summertime
    A beautiful, emerald green, roll-on lawn turf can add instant kerb appeal to your home. However, laying a roll-on lawn in hot weather presents its own special set of challenges. Here are some helpful tips on how to ensure that your summer turf laying project is a success. Continue reading →
  8. Save your lawn from dying

    Save your lawn from dying
    Is your lawn dying? Does it look dull and pale? Want to know the reason? This infographic explains what really could be the reason behind your dying lawn. Read on to know more. Continue reading →
  9. Lawn Mower and you - Tips to Mow Your Lawn Safely (Infographic)

    Lawn Mower and you - Tips to Mow Your Lawn Safely (Infographic)
    Every garden owner knows the importance of mower and how critical it is a tool for a perfect lawn. Read this infographic to know the safety measures that you should follow while mowing your lawn using a mower. Continue reading →
  10. How to deal with fungus in your lawn turf

    How to deal with fungus in your lawn turf
    If your new lawn turf begins to develop dead-looking brown areas, ring marks or slimy patches, it is being attacked by a form of lawn fungus. Continue reading →

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