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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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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Shrub Planting and Feeding

Shrub Planting and Feeding

1st February 2021
Traditionally trees and shrubs are planted anytime between October and April providing the ground isn’t waterlogged or frozen solid. Spring is the ideal time to fertilise shrubs just before the new growth begins as nitrogen fertiliser has the strongest effect on plants approximately one month after application. However, like most…

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