Entries by Tom Page

Case Study: Professional leatherjacket lawn care from TruGreen Gloucestershire

How TruGreen Gloucestershire revitalised a seriously damaged lawn after some intense leatherjacket damage. The team at TruGreen Gloucestershire have been busy in Gotherington recently dealing with a leatherjacket infestation. What was the problem? Leatherjackets, the larvae of daddy long legs, were causing major grass thinning. This is usually caused by feeding on the roots of […]

Coronation Activity Guide

Want to know what you can do to mark the coronation of King Charles III? With the coronation of King Charles III just around the corner, many are wondering how they can celebrate. And can you blame them? It’s been a while since there was last a coronation in the UK, so the celebration activities […]

10 fun things to do in the garden this Easter

The Easter weekend is a great opportunity to get out there and have fun in the garden. As the days grow longer and the long Easter weekend stretches out in front of us, we’ve put together a list of fun activities that you and your family can do in the garden whilst the weather is nice this […]

TruGreen Gloucestershire’s Run2Paris

TruGreen Gloucestershire’s Mike Simmonds is raising money for Parkinson’s UK and SSAFA with Run2Paris. Run2Paris is a fundraising initiative supporting two great charities: Parkinson’s UK and SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity. TruGreen Gloucestershire Owner and Director Mike Simmonds is participating this year and needs your support. But what is Run2Paris? The task at hand The […]

Can snow damage my lawn?

How snow affects your lawn. With snow covering much of the UK and amber and yellow weather warnings in place, many of us may find ourselves looking out at gardens blanketed with white this week. While this may prompt get out and enjoy building snowmen and having snowball fights, it may also raise a valid […]

The dangers of lawn moss

Why lawn moss is damaging your lawn and how to treat it. Moss isn’t usually a word that inspires fear. More commonly associated with thickets, fairies and a return to nature. But when looking to keep a healthy and beautiful lawn: moss is not on your side. How does moss damage my lawn? Aside from […]

Why is lawn fertiliser so important?

TruGreen’s Lawn Fertiliser 101. Ever wondered why your grass is unable to maintain its shine? Or why your lawn’s ability to bounce back from the winter seems to be lacking? Your lawn may benefit from a quality fertiliser application from the professionals. At TruGreen, we have over 30 years of providing the best bespoke and […]

TruGreen madly deeply

All there is to love about TruGreen. Happy Valentine’s Day from TruGreen UK! Is it too early to suggest a picnic on the lawn? To share the love, we asked TruGreen UK business owners what they love about TruGreen. All there is to love about TruGreen TruGreen Cardiff, the Vale and Bridgend: Who better to […]

Meet Charlie Yip: TruGreen Gloucestershire Lawn Care Technician

We spoke to Charlie Yip from TruGreen Gloucestershire about his transition from a seasonal worker to lawn care expert.   Charlie Yip first joined TruGreen Gloucestershire in June 2021 as a seasonal worker for a scarification season. At the time, Charlie was a student studying gym and strength conditioning whilst coaching at a local gym. It […]

When to scarify your lawn

How scarification can help your lawn this January. Is your lawn springy underfoot? Or suffering from lawn diseases? It may be overrun with thatch and in need of scarification. At TruGreen UK, we’ve been delivering high-quality professional lawn care services for over 30 years. One of the key services we carry out is scarification. Using […]

Beware of winter lawn diseases!

Which lawn diseases to be on the watch for this winter. With the temperature dropping across the UK this week, it’s an unpleasant reminder that there is still a long stretch of winter ahead of us. And with winter comes a batch of lawn diseases to be mindful of, lest your lawn fall victim to […]

TruGreen Gloucestershire’s Family Football Fundraiser

How TruGreen Gloucestershire used a World Cup football match to raise £1822 for the Pied Piper Appeal. Tickets were sold out on Friday 25th November for TruGreen Gloucestershire’s family fundraiser, which centred around the 2022 football world cup match between England and the USA. Though the match ended with a 0-0 draw, the fundraiser, which […]

TruGreen Cardiff: Trekking for Marie Curie Hospice

We sat down with Michelle and Peter Lewis to discuss their past and recent fundraising treks to raise money for their local Marie Curie hospice.  Michelle and Peter Lewis, owners of TruGreen Cardiff, the Vale and Bridgend, have recently completed a trek across Patagonia to support Marie Curie, raising £217000 as part of a trekking […]

How low temperatures impact lawn treatments

How winter chills affect the way you can treat your lawn. Temperature is important in lawn care. But especially in the treatment of weeds and other lawn irritants. While weeds will become dormant at differing times according to the species and where you are in the UK, with lower temperatures forecast, we’re nearing the end […]

How to revitalise your lawn after flooding

How to make sure your lawn bounces back following extensive rain and flooding. We’ve seen a lot of rain over the past weeks in the UK. If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of having your lawn flood, there are necessary steps to prevent contamination and allow the lawn to return to its best […]

Autumn lawn care tips

Our tips for the best autumn lawn care. With cooler weather set to hit in the coming months, here are some best practice tips to help your lawn to remain in good condition regardless of the weather. If this autumn and winter are similar to recent years, then we need to be vigilant at all […]

How to prepare your lawn for winter

How to get a head start on your winter lawn care. October brings with it many changes. The leaves begin to turn, the nights begin to draw in, and many of us start scrambling to find a last-minute Halloween costume. This leads many to think that October signals the end of the lawn maintenance year. […]