Entries by Tom Page

World Wildlife Day 2022: How you can take part from home

It’s World Wildlife Day today. Though your garden may not be home to many endangered species, there’s still a lot you can do to support the conservation of your local ecosystem. What is World Wildlife Day? This year, World Wildlife Day is taking place on Thursday 3rd March. Started by the United Nations in 2013, […]

Spring | Effective Weed Control

Everything you need to know about effective weed control. There are a lot of factors to keeping your lawn healthy in spring, with some of the most common springtime pests being those dreaded weeds. Luckily, our lawn care experts know all there is to know about the little blighters, so you can be prepared to […]

The importance of balanced fertiliser application

Want to make sure your lawn is getting its proper nutrients? A proper fertiliser application programme is vital. Fertiliser application plays a key role in lawn care year-round. As we begin to move closer to spring, now is a good time to start thinking about the balance of nutrients that your lawn will need for […]

The Pros of Proper Lawn Aeration

If you want a beautiful and healthy lawn, you should be thinking about regular aeration. Here’s why… Aeration is a major factor in having a good lawn year-round. Regular aeration has a number of benefits to promote healthy growth, appearance, and feel of your lawn, including: • Improved air movement within the soil • Improved […]

Spring into 2022 with a lawn care plan from TruGreen

Spring is coming. Here’s how to start preparing your lawn now. You might not think of January as an ideal time to get your lawn sorted for the spring and summer months. However, it is key to prepare the right treatments now to ensure your lawn looks its best all year round, and there is […]

New Year, New Lawn

Struggling to come up with a New Year’s Resolution? Why not make it to give yourself the beautiful and healthy new lawn of your dreams? First thing first: Happy New Year from all of us at TruGreen! With 2022 here, many will be looking ahead. Some may choose to make resolutions for the New Year. […]

Festive Fungus: Keep an eye out for Snow Mould

Be on the lookout for Snow Mould on your lawn this Christmas. Winter weather brings with it differing conditions for your turf – including potential lawn diseases like Snow Mould. What is Snow Mould? Snow Mould is a fungus that develops in wet, cool weather (like some of the conditions experienced by much of the […]

Ho! Ho! No! Why you shouldn’t leave things on the Lawn

There are many things you can do to protect your lawn and its growth throughout the year. A big one is keeping it free of debris. If you like to decorate the house at Christmas, you may extend your merry décor out to the garden. Unfortunately, leaving objects and furniture out on the lawn for […]

How can a dog urine affect my lawn?

Dogs are of course known to be man’s best friend; however, dog urine can cause damage to your lawn. How can a dog’s urine affect my lawn?   The high level of urea present in a dog’s urine is the reason for scorched patches appearing on the lawn. Urea is a compound of nitrogen, and while […]

The 4 don’ts of maintaining your lawn during frost

It’s important to remember a few things to avoid doing on your lawn during frosty conditions, and here they are: Don’t fertilise your lawn Never fertilise the lawn when frost is forecast as this can cause damage to the grass plant, especially when a fertiliser contains iron sulphate in the control of moss, as this […]

Caring for wildlife in the garden

How to keep our furry and feathered friends well looked after this winter.  One of the main things that might attract you to a garden is its wide-open space and lovely green lawn. Well, it’s the same for animals. Year-round, your back garden could be a hotspot for animal life. But from November heading into […]

TruGreen Environment Week 2021 – The Benefits of a Natural Grass

As part of our Environmental Awareness Week, we’ve put together a list of some of the benefits of having a real lawn: They take in carbon dioxide from the air and produce oxygen – You might not think of a lawn as an oxygen-rich plant, but grass plant photosynthesises just like any other. A 250m² […]