The national media is full of panicked headlines about price rises and shortages across the retail sector. However, one leading lawncare supplier has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure a smooth supply of product for its customers. Continue reading
Johnsons Lawn Seed, the UK’s oldest lawn seed supplier, is taking unprecedented steps to ensure that its garden centre customers remain fully stocked and extensively supported throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading
Lawn seed sales went through the roof in June and July, extending the traditional springtime peak in lawncare category sales well into the summer, according to the latest figures released by Johnsons Lawn Seed, the UK’s oldest grass seed supplier. Continue reading
Everyone loves a beautiful green lawn, but for gardeners across the UK, a pristine expanse of turf (pictured, left) is a far cry from reality. Weather extremes during 2020 have left lawns looking far from lush – but the good news is that autumn is the ideal time for treating grass to a makeover. Continue reading
The UK’s gardens are under attack from high populations of aphids, leaving gardeners battling to save flowers, fruit and veg – according to DLF Seeds, the UK distributor of Neudorff’s leading natural plant protection range. Continue reading
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