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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – September

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – September

6th September 2021
September is a fantastic month for lawn care as, with more temperate weather and reasonable rainfall, it is the perfect month for lawn renovations. September is a good time for fertilising, seeding, re-turfing and repairing, and though there’s so much to do, don’t worry, here at Sherborne Turf, we’ve got…

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Garden Pests - Leatherjackets

Garden Pests - Leatherjackets

1st September 2021
Over recent years the winters have become gradually warmer and wetter, with only one small cold snap, usually at the beginning of spring rather than throughout the winter months like in times gone by.  This change, along with the reduction of licensed chemical control, has seen an increase in garden…

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New Refill Bags at Sherborne Turf

New Refill Bags at Sherborne Turf

12th August 2021
We are always looking for ways to both help our customers and the environment here at Sherborne Turf, so we're thrilled to announce our new Refill Bags. We're determined to minimise our use of plastic within both the production and distribution of our products and have decided to use reusable…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – August

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – August

9th August 2021
Normally a warm and sunny month, this August has been a mixed bag so far, with quite a lot of rain. While disappointing in terms of you being able to spend much time in your garden, it can be beneficial for your lawn by keeping it well-watered. Here are some…

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A Gardener’s Best Friend? Eight Surprising Facts About Slugs and Snails

A Gardener’s Best Friend? Eight Surprising Facts About Slugs and Snails

12th July 2021
After all the recent rain, you may have discovered a large influx of gastropods weaving their merry way across your lawn. I’m talking, of course, about slugs and snails: that great nemesis of your clematis or harasser of your hostas, but could they actually be beneficial for your garden? According…

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For Peat's Sake

For Peat's Sake

8th July 2021
Peat is a layer of soil that is made up of not yet fully decomposed organic matter. Areas with this layer of soil are called peatlands and, while they can be found all over the world, in at least 169 countries and on all the continents, they only make up…

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Brilliant Uses For Aggregates In Your Garden

Brilliant Uses For Aggregates In Your Garden

24th June 2021
Aggregates are not just a pretty face. With the recent changeable weather, they can be a huge help in your garden, dealing with issues such as excess water by improving drainage, as well as aiding your garden to deal with drought. This surprisingly versatile material can be a fun, and…

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Red Thread

Red Thread

15th June 2021
Red ThreadRed Thread is a lawn fungus that commonly occurs twice a year: May/June and again in August/September. This type of fungus is caused by humid conditions and is much more common than you might think. Most lawns are likely to have experienced it at some point every year, possibly…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf

15th June 2021
Your Turf in JuneTo do list includes:Weed ControlRegular MowingWateringFertilisingDealing with Pests and diseasesIt’s important that, while you’re out in you garden (hopefully) enjoying the lovely June sunshine, you still maintain your lawn in order to keep it looking a lovely, healthy green. This month, it will need to be mowed…

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ZEBA Water Retaining Granules

ZEBA Water Retaining Granules

1st May 2021
The ground is drying up and recovering nicely from the wet winter and early spring months with plenty of moisture still in the soil it seems too early to worry about the hot summer months ahead; however, now is the perfect time to include ZEBA water retaining granules into your…

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