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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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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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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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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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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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