Lawn Care and Garden Advice

How to Stop Slugs and Snails: Keep Your Plants Safe and Wildlife Happy

How to Stop Slugs and Snails: Keep Your Plants Safe and Wildlife Happy

2nd August 2022
Slugs or snails eating your favourite plants? If, like us, you want to remove the pests from your veg without causing any harm to wildlife, the options can seem limited – save spending your evenings hunting down those slimy pests and physically moving them away (which we’ve done).At Sherborne Turf…

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9 Top Tips to Save Money in your Garden in Hot Weather

9 Top Tips to Save Money in your Garden in Hot Weather

14th July 2022
As the summer ramps up and we find ourselves in the middle of a heatwave, keeping your garden well-watered can be a concern when also faced with rising costs in all areas of our lives. But it is possible to save money and keep your garden looking good.Don’t lay turf.…

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Annual Lawn Care Plan

Annual Lawn Care Plan

12th July 2022
Lawncare Advice & Annual Plan of Action;Mow the lawn at least every 5 days in the growing period using the 1/3rd of grass rule.Remove grass clippings unless using a mulching attachment on mower.To aid the appearance of the lawn scarify & rake to minimise horizontal growth.Use a selective herbicide (Weedol-kills…

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Weed Grasses in your Lawn

Weed Grasses in your Lawn

12th July 2022
What are Weed Grasses?Weed (or course) grasses are types of grass that appear in your lawn that are a different colour and texture to the rest. In some cases, these can be an unattractive, and unwanted addition that makes your lawn appear patchy.What are the Causes?There are several possible causes…

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Your Lawn and Garden in July

Your Lawn and Garden in July

1st July 2022
Lawn care in JulyJuly is often one of the warmer months of the year and, as such, will mean your garden and your lawn will be growing quickly. With this in mind, if you would like a well-maintained sward of green grass, it is important to continue to cut your…

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Top 6 reasons to use bark and bark mulch in your garden this summer:

Top 6 reasons to use bark and bark mulch in your garden this summer:

23rd June 2022
Top 6 reasons to use bark and bark mulch in your garden this summer:It helps to protect your plants from the heat of the summer sun. By putting bark around your plants, it keeps the ground moist, and prevents the soil from drying out – both keeping your plants happy…

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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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