Stocking quality lawn seed with proven heritage in packaging that clearly displays multiple benefits for the consumer holds the key to securing additional sales as lawncare categories get ready for one of the busiest autumns in memory, says Johnsons Lawn Seed. Continue reading
Garden retailers are set to benefit from one of the most lucrative autumns that the lawncare category has ever experienced – with significant opportunities to drive footfall and growth, according to Johnsons Lawn Seed. Continue reading
There is nothing more quintessentially English than a beautiful, striped, manicured bowling green-style lawn that’s worthy of a gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Continue reading
After lockdown halted gardeners’ spring lawn improvement plans, autumn presents the ideal opportunity to sown new lawns and restore turf to its former glory, says Johnsons Lawn Seed Continue reading
After lawns across the UK were dealt a double whammy by the driest May on record, combined with abnormally heavy wear and tear during the Covid-19 lockdown, the nation’s formerly green sward is crying out for a bit of TLC. Continue reading
Johnsons Lawn Seed, the UK’s oldest lawn seed brand, is today reporting healthy sales of two of its most iconic consumer brands, despite the nationwide lockdown that gripped the garden trade during peak season. Continue reading
New Tuffgrass with Dog Patch Resistance is the perfect blend for sowing a new lawn, repairing patches or overseeding, and it won’t turn yellow due to dog wee
The nation’s gardeners would have to be barking mad to miss the chance to restore lawn order before summer arrives. Sowing, overseeding or patch repairs have never been easier, thanks to the arrival of Tuffgrass with Dog Patch Resistance – a unique new blend that’s scientifically proven to resist dog urine damage. Continue reading
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.
Robbie with Colin Wetherley-Mein from Vitax/GIMA and delegates from Neudorff, winners of the sought after GIMA Garden Care Award
A full house – 420 people turned out for the awards this year, more than any previously held at Celtic Manor
Can you spot the resemblance?! Kimberley joins Robbie and his father Richard Cumming of Orchard Park Garden Centre
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
The Briers team joined host Tim Vine on stage to pick up their Garden Clothing & Gifts award for their Advanced Gloves
Kimberley and Robbie with the balloons that accompanied each bottle of champagne, handed out to each award winner
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
Representing 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
When Europe’s top teams take part in this summer’s football tournament in France, the hopes and dreams of an entire continent rest on the performance of the turf. Win or lose, DLF’s – parent company of the UK’s favourite lawn seed brand, Johnsons Lawn Seed – top-ranking sports grasses won’t let the fans down. Science is on their side… Continue reading
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The DLF path to growth is about seeds, growth and science and has brought together many grass-seed businesses. Now is the time to draw those strands together – to unify the company values and heritage under a single company name and logo: DLF. Continue reading
The Johnsons Lawn Seed (DLF Trifolium) stand scored big with visitors at Glee this year, as the team – with a little help from a special football freestyler – kept the balls in the air! The leading lawn seed brand successfully launched a new Turfline product as well as new improved versions of bestsellers General Purpose, Tuffgrass, Quicklawn and Quick Fix. Continue reading
Wimbledon is a British institution, and for many heralds the start of true summertime. But Wimbledon would be nothing without the glorious green lawns which provide the backdrop to the tears, tension and celebrations that make its one of the most exciting annual sporting events. However very few people realise how easy it is to create their very own Wimbledon-worthy lawn at home. Here Guy Jenkins from Johnsons Lawn Seed – the UK’s leading UK premium grass seed supplier – explains how. Continue reading