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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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Don't Make a Mountain out of a Molehill

Don't Make a Mountain out of a Molehill

11th November 2021
Having issues with molehills appearing in your lawn? If you have a dog, they will definitely have sniffed them out (and possibly dug furiously at them if you have a terrier). Though it’s unlikely that you’ll see the culprits responsible for this unsightly disturbance, they will definitely make their presence…

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Fireworks and Bonfire Night

Fireworks and Bonfire Night

2nd November 2021
Remember, remember pets, wildlife… and your garden this Bonfire Night.In the excitement of finally being able to see other people again, holding Halloween parties, trick-or-treating, having a bonfire and letting off fireworks with family and friends, it can be easy to forget how to keep pets and wildlife safe around…

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Bug Hotels

Bug Hotels

2nd November 2021
A bug hotel is a fantastic way to use garden waste to encourage wildlife, and helpful flora and fauna, into your garden.Rather than throwing your cuttings, leaves, twigs and other garden waste away, use them instead to create a fantastic home for insects and other helpful visitors to your garden.…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – November

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – November

2nd November 2021
With the clocks going back it is clear that winter is not far off. Longer nights and colder mornings mean that the key tasks for autumn lawn renovation and maintenance should have already been done, and we are now into the season of damage limitation.Leaf ClearingAs we get further into…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – October

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – October

30th September 2021
October is an incredibly important month for lawn care and in many cases is the last opportunity to get your lawn ready for the winter ahead. With the days getting shorter, the temperatures getting cooler and the possibility of an increase in rainfall, it can seem as if there’s so…

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