Cricket Net Construction

Cricket Net Construction

After levelling the ground and building up layers of drainage and loam we have now cemented in place post holders and inserted the posts to hold the net for the cricket nets. These nets have been designed to be quickly and easily installed and dismantled by one person.

Commercial Maintenance at Avon House

Commercial Grounds Maintenance Wellingborough

Today we were out and about in Wellingborough at residential flat conversion Avon house. We were tasked with maintaining and shaping the shrubbery and tidying the old leaves and rubish that had been allowed to build up. This will be a regular fortnightly maintenance job to keep on top of now.

Lawn Renovation

Garden Lawn Renovation Kettering

We were given the job of improving the appearance of a troublesome lawn in Pytchley near Kettering. The lawn had issues with a lack of sun in places, two medium sized trees, overhanging shrubbery and a poor topsoil base. We aerated, scarified and applied a weed and feed product to the lawn. After a few […]

Garden Maintenance

Garden Maintenance & Water Feature Repair

We have been commissioned to carry out a garden tidy up followed by weekly garden maintenance for a property with a front, side and back garden in Barton Seagrave. As part of the job we will be assessing and repairing two water feature. One is a pond which needs the pump changed and tested, it […]

Football Pitch Renovation

Observing Football Pitch Renovation

We were invited to spend the day observing and helping the end of season pitch renovations out at Northampton Town FC. Head groundsman Paul Knowles had arranged for the grass to be taken up in order to remove unwanted grass varieties such as annual meadow grass which have built up over the season. A layer […]

Cricket Pitch Preparation

Cricket Pitch Preparation

Late April and early May are busy times for us with the finalisation of cricket squares and the preparation of cricket pitches ready for early summer play.Below is a pitch in two stages of a seven day preparation routine. The first photo shows the pitch with its winter marking pegs still in place. At this […]

Garden Fence Repair

Garden Fence Repair

We’ve seen the recent strong winds taking down quite a few fences and panels. You don’t always need to rush out and spend a lot on a whole new fence though, this one in Kettering was repaired maintaining the old panels but replacing the posts.

Garden Lawn Seeding

Garden Lawn Seeding

Time for the good bit! Having scarified, cut short and treated for ant hills already it is time to add the topsoil and seed the lawn.As you can see from the photos the addition on some seed start fertiliser is very beneficial. A few weeks after seeding and the patches have all filled in and […]

Grass Disease Diagnosis

Grass Disease Diagnosis

A bit of grass disease diagnosis. Looks like red thread.Red thread is a fungal diseases usually found when the turf does not contain enough nitrogen. It is usually easily treated with a good quality nitrogen based fertiliser.