Autumn is the perfect season for sowing or overseeding lawns, says Johnsons Lawn Seed

After a long summer of wear and tear, there is no better time for breathing new life into tired turf, or for sowing a brand new lawn, than autumn. 

Throughout September and until mid-October, the soil remains warm and workable but temperatures are refreshingly cooler, allowing grass seed to germinate quickly and establish before winter sets in. Crucially, the weakening sun results in less moisture being lost to evaporation, so gardeners can get new lawns up and growing fast. Continue reading

ecofective® highlights its bee-friendly plant protection range, ahead of World Bee Day’s focus on helping pollinators

As conservationists prepare to mark World Bee Day on 20th May, an initiative designed to highlight the global decline of vital pollinators, the ecofective® brand of natural plant protection products is revealing how its innovative range can help gardeners to tackle troublesome pests on flowers, fruit and vegetables without posing a risk to bees. Continue reading

Lawncare is a breeze with DJ Turfcare’s MO Bacter – the innovative organic lawn fertiliser that effortlessly tackles moss and banishes labour-intensive scarifying

Flick through the pages of gardening magazines at this time of year and chances are they’ll feature a step-by-step guide on getting lawns into shape. While some lawncare products have evolved beyond recognition in recent years, gardeners are still being advised to kill moss with sulphate of iron, then set about ripping dead moss from grass via the back-breaking process of scarification or hand raking. Continue reading

Johnsons Lawn Seed unveils top tips to keep lawns looking lush if summer 2019 is another scorcher

Last year’s drought left lawns across the UK looking patchy and in need of TLC. Gardeners need not fear, however, as a few simple steps can rejuvenate tatty turf and green-up lawns in time for summer. Here, the UK’s leading lawn seed supplier, Johnsons Lawn Seed, shares its five-point action plan to help gardeners transform tired turf into a lush lawn that’s capable of surviving whatever this summer’s weather throws at it. Continue reading