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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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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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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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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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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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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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