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A lawn expert, Mike Seaton, F.Inst. G (Dip), came to inspect my lawn. Mike is Managing Director of The Lawn Company and Editor of Grass Clippings.  Those initials after Mike’s name mark him down as a Fellow Member of the Institute of Groundsmanship. Mike is the lawn world’s equivalent of a Harley Street specialist.  I showed him our back lawn, which we like to think of as our best bit of turf. It was before the drought and the lawn was looking pretty splendid, though I say so myself.

Mike crouched down, had a quick rummage, pulled a face. ‘Eighty per cent weed,’ he declared.  Furthermore, with a quick glance at the patterns on the lawn he was able to tell precisely what type of lawn-mower I used — and that I needed to change the blade on my sit-on mower.   Here was a herbicultural Hercule Poirot

Quentin Letts - The Daily Mail

 

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  2. The great thing about being into lawns is that you are always in demand and undertaking Lawn Consultancy contracts forms...
  3. What the majority of lawn owners require is clear, concise and consistent advice. We live in a service industry world...
  4. Forget about the once complicated and daunting world of pest control; the modern domestic gardener uses the sophisticated, yet simple,...
  5. It was a PR stunt billed as Ed Miliband’s ‘grass-roots strategy in action’ during the local election campaign. But photographs...
  6. Who better to train you in the safe use of pesticides than an organisation that is doing what you will...
  7. The are many lawn care companies undertaking lawn renovations such as The Lawn Company, that may include over seeding with...
  8. With only 5.5mm of rain in 34 days, we are in a doubel drought. With no long term rain forecastm...
  9. There are a few lawn pests that will eat away at your grass roots this spring time, thus destroying a...
  10. We have all seen it - stripy lawns where a lawn fertiliser has been incorrectly applied. A bit like the...
  11. Picking up a knapsack sprayer for the first time and wondering how to calibrate it can be a scary moment...
  12. Our Managing Editor, Mike Seaton, is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Groundsmanship and has had an extensive career...
  13. You do not need to be a rocket scientist to notice that the weather has been a little dry of...
  14. A new report shows that issues surrounding climate change are more pressing than ever, and gardeners have an important role...
  15. The problem with the weather currently is knowing what to wear outside! One day it is rather warm, the next...
  16. The hunt to find Britain’s Best Lawn is back! Gardeners across the country could be rewarded for their hard work...
  17. When Gardeners make liquid or chemical applications to their lawn, they are faced with a big dilemma - how can...
  18. Looking at the weather forecast for this Easter Holiday, the only gardening you might be doing is online or from...
  19. April this year may rank as the hottest on record with the weather warmer than Southern Spain currently and sunnier!...
  20. You need to make sure that you treat your new lawn like a newly born baby - look after it!...

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