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Lawn Seeds Advice & Tips

Having a luscious green lawn is a dream for many of us and with a little bit of preparation and proper maintenance, it’s entirely possible. 

Achieving the perfect lawn can take time, but our handy guides will help you every step of the way. From looking at how to grow grass in a shady area to growing seeds in suboptimal times like the winter through dormant seeding, we’ll help you understand a wide range of topics. 

Of course, planting lawn seed is just one step in the right direction as you still need to maintain your lawn to keep it looking its best. Once you have planted your grass seed, we have advice on how to care for your lawn and identify common lawn diseases and problems. We’ve also put together a list of things that can affect your lawn so you can best prepare and hopefully stop problems before they happen. 

To really make the most of your lawn, why not check out our comprehensive, easy to follow lawn maintenance diary? A month by month guide full of handy lawn care tips for every season.

Even with our handy tips for beautiful lawns some problems can be unavoidable, but we want to do what we can to help you repair the damage, like that caused by dogs who got a little too energetic.

You’ll find much more information in this section but if you still need some additional advice, don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

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