Sustainable Lawn Care

Hints and Tips

Get expert tips right here on shredding, composting, creating a lush healthy lawn and seasonal lawn care.

Getting a lawn mower ready for winter

Getting a lawn mower ready for winter

How does your lawn mower actually fare in winter? There are one or two points to bear in mind when storing your lawn mower over the cold months so that it will get off to a good start again in the spring.

Garden shredder guide

Garden shredder guide

Turn your green waste into nature's gold...

Clear those leaves off the lawn

Clear those leaves off the lawn

The bright leaves of autumn may look beautiful; but when the fall comes and they pile up on the ground they can be a real chore for gardeners.  Read our quick guide to clearing leaves.

Seasonal tips for your lawn care

Seasonal tips for your lawn care

Read some of our lawn care hints and tips for each season...

Composting

Composting

Read our top 10 tips for composting...

Wet weather lawn care

Wet weather lawn care

Heavy rains and recent flooding has left many lawns waterlogged. Nature has a wonderful way of recovering from these things, but a few points considered now could give it a helping hand.

Summer Garden Guide

Summer Garden Guide

Gardening hints and tips from journalist and professional gardener Jane Moore. To help you make the most of your garden this summer.
Spring Garden Guide

Spring Garden Guide

Gardening hints and tips from journalist and professional gardener Jane Moore. To help you feel the joys of spring in your garden.
Scarifying - Get the best out of your lawn

Scarifying - Get the best out of your lawn

Scarifying ensures improved aeration of the soil, with lawn thatch and weeds being removed.
Correct fertilising - Food for your lawn

Correct fertilising - Food for your lawn

Usually two fertiliser applications (spring & late summer) per year are enough, provided that cuttings are not regularly returned to the lawn through mulch mowing.

Spring season lawn care with VIKING

Spring season lawn care with VIKING

Spring is the time to seed or lay a new lawn, to repair, feed and treat an existing one. It's also the time to start mowing, so get the lawn mower blades sharpened and ready to go. A few simple tasks at the start of the year will pay dividends for your lawn in the seasons to come. 

Help with common lawn problems

Help with common lawn problems

A beautiful lawn has a hard life. Every summer sees it suffer from the stresses of wandering feet, periods of hot weather and a number of diseases that can strike even the best cared-for lawns. Here is some information on the most common lawn problems and what you can do about them: