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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
We were asked to renovate this tired garden lawn to be ready for late spring. Having scarified and cut short already it is time to treat the ant hills. As you can see, there are quite a few!
We were asked to renovate this tired garden lawn to be ready for late spring. As you can see the lawn is very old and full of moss and weeds, it was decided that the best approach was to take as much of the thatch and organic matter out as possible and start from a […]
Today we are leveling off the ground and prepare to lay a practise cricket pitch. We’ll be digging out around 8 inches to add some drainage as this location is prone to water logging. In the coming weeks well build up the layers of the pitch finishing with around 100mm of loam on light, free-draining […]