Posts from September 2018

September is good time to lay turf by the way, if your lawn suffered over the summer, as most did. The ground is still warm and there be rain... 
But earlier in the year after the seemingly unrelenting wet of the winter, I hardly walked across any prospective clients lawn without the accompanying squelch - and then the Beast from the East waded in for good measure. Lawns were looking less popular.  
 
And suddenly summer arrived - and showed no intention of leaving! Not for me to complain but months of dry, hot sunshine brings its challenges in the garden - and not just how strong to make the next batch of Pimms... 
Lawns blanched in the heat and I put off returfing my excuse for a vegetable patch until the weather broke. See below... 
 
I'm often asked about fake turf - at which point I blanch in horror!  
FAKE? Fake grass!?  
Now I'm not a huge fan of the perfect lawn but I've yet to acquiese to a fake one. There'll be borders of plastic perennials next! 
But wait... 
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