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Laying Turf in Hot or Dry Conditions

Laying Turf in Hot or Dry Conditions

3rd May 2022
At Sherborne Turf we pride ourselves on the quality of the turf we provide all year round, supplying our customers with excellent turf whenever they need it. As a rule of thumb we say, if you are able to prepare the ground, we are able to supply the turf. However,…

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ZEBA Water Retaining Granules

ZEBA Water Retaining Granules

1st May 2022
Save Water, Time and MoneyWith the current energy crisis and rise in the cost of household bills, combined with the recent dry spell, it might feel like a difficult task to ensure our gardens are kept watered and healthy. Our gardens can need a surprising amount of water to keep…

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Turf and Sustainability

Turf and Sustainability

19th April 2022
Cows are an important part of turf productionThere’s more to our turf than meets the eyeGrown locally in the fields near our yard, we grow our turf as sensitively to the environment as possible.To get the best quality turf, you must have the best quality soil. Intensified farming techniques employed…

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Time to Compost

Time to Compost

10th March 2022
Why should you be using compost?Early spring is the perfect time to be using compost in your garden, and if you want healthier plants, then compost is the way forward. It is fantastically useful in your garden or allotment, providing a wide range of benefits for both plants and soil.…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – February

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – February

14th February 2022
Love Your Lawn This FebruaryNow’s the time to start planning ahead for the rest of the year for your lawn, and your whole garden, by thinking about what needs improving.Many will have undertaken lawn renovations in the autumn in the hope that their lawns will be looking beautiful in time…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf - January

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf - January

15th January 2022
If mild, January can be an excellent month for laying new turf, as well as monitoring and repairing current lawns. Remember to keep an eye out for common issues that may become evident at this time of year – and use the opportunity to get outside in your garden during…

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Laying Turf in January

Laying Turf in January

4th January 2022
Can you lay turf in January?Though it may come as a surprise, turf can be laid all year round, even in the winter. Laying it in the winter can actually be advantageous as, if the weather is not too wet, the turf should still have enough time to establish before…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – December

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – December

7th December 2021
Generally speaking, there shouldn’t be too much to do throughout the colder, darker months of the year, but there are still a few things to keep an eye out for in order to keep your lawn in the best condition and ready for the spring.Mowing and General MaintenanceIf the weather…

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Caring for your Christmas tree

Caring for your Christmas tree

2nd December 2021
Our trees are the Nordmann Fir, the most popular type of tree in the UK with thick, soft, glossy needles that are dark green on the top and blue-green on the underside. Renowned for holding onto its needles.To ensure your tree looks its best and does hold onto its needles…

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Mushrooms in your Turf

Mushrooms in your Turf

25th November 2021
Are you noticing strange growths appearing in your lawn? At this time of year, you are not alone. As the weather cools and the damp increases during autumn and early winter, the conditions become perfect for the appearance of fungi.New or recently laid turf?It is particularly common for mushrooms to…

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