Life after drought: DJ Turfcare shares top tips on how to create a beautiful lawn after a drought with its revolutionary Recovery product

With the forecast showing sunshine for the long-term, and increased footfall adding additional pressure as the nation adheres to lockdown law, it is only a matter of time before our lawns bear the brunt and come to resemble nothing more than coconut matting. Here DJ Turfcare’s David Jenkins shares his top tips on how to help lawns get back to their best following a period of prolonged exposure to sun and little to no water and explains how its bestselling RHS endorsed Recovery can help promote healthy growth at this time. Continue reading

Johnsons Lawn Seed discovers the holy grail of lawncare – grass that doesn’t turn yellow due to dog urine damage

Introducing Tuffgrass with Dog Patch Resistance, the super-tough new grass seed that dog-owners would be barking mad not to try!

 It is a problem that has dogged lawn-owners for decades: manicured turf left scorched by beloved pets using grass as their toilet. Now, in a UK first, this bane of gardeners’ lives is set to be consigned to history with the launch of an ultra-tough grass seed mix that’s scientifically proven to resist urine damage. Continue reading

Viano Fertilisers help your customers to take Care of Mother Earth

DJ Turfcare’s extensive portfolio of lawncare products cater for organic gardeners

The lawncare sector is poised for a buoyant spring. Months of rainfall have left the nation’s green expanses lacklustre in appearance and riddled with unsightly moss. When it comes to lawn renovation, however, the tide is turning against synthetic treatments. In a sector where chemicals once dominated, a transformation is being driven by a new generation of natural lawn treatments that are not only kinder to the planet, but reward consumers with outstanding results and levels of performance that were once only available to turfcare professionals. Continue reading

MO Bacter Instant Lawn Tonic – the 100% solution to persistent moss in lawns

DJ Turfcare confirms new lawn care innovation for 2020 season

Given the climate in this island moss is an ever-present problem for lawns. We can deal it a blow by using products like MO Bacter fertiliser, but moss produces spores which it leaves behind, and these spores can survive summer droughts only to re-infest the lawn during the autumn and can continue to thrive during our warm and wet winters particularly when grass growth is at a standstill. It then suffocates the grass as it tries to establish its self again in the spring. Continue reading

DJ Turfcare & Viano – keeping a greener tomorrow in mind

“For our children’s future choose Viano organic fertilisers – exclusively available from DJ Turfcare”

 DJ Turfcare – exclusive suppliers of Viano organic fertilisers – is issuing a call to action to the industry to consider the impact chemicals are having upon our eco-system. Driven by a desire to protect our planet, DJ Turfcare’s David Jenkins explains how chemical usage is causing long-term – and possibly irreparable – damage to our soil. Continue reading

Still time to join the new Glee Discovery Tour

Introduced ahead of the 2018 show, Glee’s new guided Discovery Tours will provide a fresh insight into the show’s extensive catalogue of content, features, educational seminars and inspirational retail displays. With spaces filling up fast for the daily tours, interested parties are urged to sign up now to avoid missing out.  Continue reading

HornbyWhitefoot at the GIMA Awards

Kimberley and Robbie once again attended the GIMA awards at the Celtic Manor hotel in South Wales – this time as privileged sponsors of the champagne that was given out to the 16 winners.   

Aside from handing out bottles of champagne whilst continuously updating the GIMA twitter feed throughout, both also managed to spend quality time with clients Forest, Deco-Pak, DLF/Johnsons Lawn Seed and Briers. 

Behind the scenes, two releases went out – one to confirm all the winners announced that evening and the other regarding the total raised for Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf (a whopping £140,000) and the date for next year’s fundraising day – 17th March.

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Robbie with Colin Wetherley-Mein from Vitax/GIMA and delegates from Neudorff, winners of the sought after GIMA Garden Care Award

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A full house – 420 people turned out for the awards this year, more than any previously held at Celtic Manor

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Can you spot the resemblance?!  Kimberley joins Robbie and his father Richard Cumming of Orchard Park Garden Centre

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Chris Ramsden (Hozelock) and Jackie Eades (Briers) present a cheque for funds raised at the GIMA Golf Day to John Ashley and LInda Petrons of Greenfingers

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The Briers team joined host Tim Vine on stage to pick up their Garden Clothing & Gifts award for their Advanced Gloves

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Kimberley and Robbie with the balloons that accompanied each bottle of champagne, handed out to each award winner

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Autumn lawn care: Sowing from scratch

DLF-Trifolium Græsplæne / Roskilde Foto: Søren Wesseltoft 28.06.2012

As the days get shorter and the garden begins to go into dormancy, autumn is the best time to sow lawn seed if you want great results and more enjoyment from your garden.  Having done the hard work of preparing the site in the summer, sowing seed is relatively easy – but choosing the wrong type of seed can undo all your hard work, say the UK’s number one brand of lawn seed, Johnsons Lawn Seed. Continue reading

UEFA Euro 2016: How England will make it to the final

2016 LAWN SEED - Turfline Box & Ball LTDRepresenting England’s hopes of seeing the tournament through to the final stages of Euro 2016 this summer is veteran seed supplier Johnsons Lawn Seed and its newest star player, Turfline 2016.  The carefully selected amenity perennial ryegrass is identical to the fast establishing, hard wearing and low maintenance grass plants that constitute the turf at the tournament itself, supplied by parent company, international seed producer DLF. Continue reading