clover growing in thick bunch

Clover, the common name for over 300 members of the legume family, are small flowering plants with a very distinctive three-leaf shape (four if you're lucky!). Though often associated with good luck, there are several reasons why you might not want this little guy growing in your garden.

Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies in the world; if you're someone who's particularly house-proud, or in this case garden-proud, you might want a clover-free lawn purely for aesthetic purposes. Clover has a very distinctive shape and sticks out like a sore thumb, and can very easily upset the balance of your lawn.

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moss

Moss is a problem that can affect your lawn all year round, so it’s important to always be vigilant. Moss is often seen as harmless since it’s not as damaging as some invasive weeds, but it can actually cause some pretty significant damage to your property; especially if it’s left unattended to grow and spread for long periods of time.

When moss grows on your lawn, if left to sit and smother your grass, it can block out sunlight and any nutrients the grass would otherwise be receiving. Effectively, it's suffocating and killing your lawn.

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healthy green grass covered in dew drops 

When it comes to grass, there a lot of things that could be affecting the colour; the conditions are too dry, too wet, to much sun, not enough sun, so on and so forth. With so many potential variables, it can make it pretty difficult sometimes to know exactly why your grass is looking a little yellow, or what you should be doing to help it recover. 

Read on to see some of the most common causes for grass discolouration, followed by some tips and suggestions as to what you can do to keep your grass looking as green and vibrant as possible!

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Spring lawn

Spring has finally sprung (well, almost) so as the days start getting longer and the weather starts getting milder, we can spend more time out in our gardens.

As we step into a new season and the weather begins to change, so do the needs of our gardens. This all begs the question: how exactly do you care for your lawn in the spring?

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turf laying

Laying a new lawn in your garden can be quite a challenge, especially if there's already an old, dying lawn in place. We get a lot of people asking the question "can I lay a new lawn over an old one?" because they know this is the easiest option. However, if you want to give your new lawn the best chance of thriving in your garden, we recommend that you remove the old lawn first. While it is possible to lay a new lawn over an old one, it won't thrive and might not even survive! Here's why...

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