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When is the best time of year to lay turf?

May 16, 2024     

Fresh, natural turf can completely transform your garden and complete your landscaping project. However, knowing the right time of year to lay turf and understanding the ideal weather conditions can influence how your lawn will look and grow.

The Essential Guide to Turf and Topsoil for Your Garden

May 08, 2024     

Whether you’re a seasoned landscaper or a novice gardener, understanding the intricacies of turf and topsoil is essential for creating a lush, healthy garden. In this guide, we’ll delve into everything you need to know about selecting the right turf and topsoil for your projects.

The Ultimate Guide To Turf Rolls

March 08, 2024     

Achieving a lush, green lawn begins with selecting the right turf and knowing the best installation practices. Whether you’re reviving an existing lawn or establishing a new one, the key to a successful turf installation lies in careful preparation, correct installation, and consistent post-installation care.

Pre-Spring Lawn Care: Selecting the Right Grass Fertiliser for Early Growth

February 23, 2024     

Springtime marks the beginning of the growing season for grass in the UK. Fertilising your turf during its active growth phase provides essential nutrients that support vigorous growth, resulting in a lush and healthy lawn.

How To Choose The Best Lawn Turf for Spring

February 12, 2024     

With the long-awaited Spring just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about all-things gardening, particularly lawn turf.

Indoor Gardening: How To Create A Winter Oasis Inside Your Home

February 06, 2024      Indoor

Have you already put your garden to bed for the winter, but your green fingers are itching to get back out there? Perhaps you don’t have an outdoor space, and you’re looking for ways to embrace nature.

Gardening Goals for 2024: Cultivating Your Perfect Garden

February 06, 2024     

Is being the master of your garden your New Year’s Resolution? Perhaps you’re completely new to gardening or an expert looking to refine your skills. Any reason to get outside and enjoy nature is a good one, but it’s even better when you have an end goal in mind.   

Creative Ways to Use Garden Sleepers

February 06, 2024     

In this post, we’re going to be pulling out all the essential winter garden tips and provide you with creative ways to use garden sleepers, just in time for Spring.

The Benefits of Choosing Millboard Decking for Your Spring Projects

January 26, 2024     

If you’re looking for a high-quality, stylish and low-maintenance deck for Spring, then Millboard Decking is the perfect choice. A brilliant and versatile alternative to wooden decking, Millboard is perfect for decking, but can also be used for steps, seating and planters

Winter Garden Care: Protect & Nurture Your Garden

January 26, 2024     

You might think that once you put your garden to bed for winter, you can close the door and forget about it. To an extent, you can, but you can also do lots to keep your garden in the best condition throughout the colder months and protect your plants from extreme weather conditions. In this article, we’re pulling out all the essential winter gardening jobs to boost your garden’s health and appearance, such as pruning perennials and protecting your plants from frost.  

UK Garden Trends 2024

January 15, 2024     

As a new year comes into bloom, now’s the time to start planting the seeds for your dream garden. Whether you’re looking for a simple garden design to maintain or a complete garden renovation, the team at GDT has kept their eyes peeled on the most popular garden trends for 2024.  

How to create a wildflower area within your garden

May 31, 2023     

There was a time when referring to a ‘wild’ garden was often a dig at the not-so-green-fingered homeowner. When they left their lawn to overgrow with long grass, weeds and a menagerie of wildflowers.

Do Weeds Grow Through Bark?

May 22, 2023     

Spring is in full swing right now, with fewer frosty mornings, cherry blossom emerging, bumblebees coming out to play and a chorus of chirps and cheeps with every sunrise. Unfortunately, weed growth is also kicking into gear. While there are many different solutions for controlling those pesky weeds, one of the most effective and visually appealing methods is to use bark mulch.

Halloween Garden Ideas

October 27, 2022     

With autumn coming to an end, we wanted to celebrate the spookiest season of the year before putting our gardens to bed for winter. To get you into the supernatural spirit of things, we’ve pulled together 7 spooky Halloween garden ideas to decorate your outdoor space. 

Rented Property Garden Ideas

October 18, 2022     

We understand it might be tricky to make roots in a rental property; you don’t know how long you’ll be there, or you’re unsure what you can and can’t change. But if you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor space, no matter the size, there are so many benefits that come with making the most of your own personal Eden.

What Does it Mean When Grass is Dormant?

August 16, 2022     

Like all of us, grass and plants struggle with the heat, especially when there’s a lack of water. The first half of this year has officially been the driest since 1976; receiving only a fifth of the rainfall we’d usually expect. Which essentially means we’ve missed out on 2-3 months worth of rain. A visible reaction to this is that our lawns start to look more like the Sahara Desert rather than the rainforest green we’d prefer. So why has our grass changed colour?

New Year, New Garden – Put the wheels in motion this January

January 03, 2022     

As we are now into the new year, now is the perfect time to start considering your gardening resolutions, starting the new year on the front foot.

Let’s get in the garden for half term and bring the kids!

October 20, 2020     

The last couple of weeks have been miserable and wet. So hopefully we get to enjoy a dry week to be back outside.

With the half term upon us, having some time at home with the kids. We don’t want to get to next spring after the cold and wet winter weather and realise everything is dead. Autumn has arrived and leaves are starting to fall everywhere making the garden look untidy. To stop this from happening we have put together a few things to do to maintain your garden. Keeping it nice and clean ready for spring next year.

Your New Year Plans

January 18, 2019     

We’ve said goodbye to the festive season for another year and it’s back to reality with a bump. You may be feeling some of the dreaded January blues but it’s also a good time to start planning for the year ahead, including what you’re going to be doing with your outside space.

The Calm After The Storm?

March 09, 2018     

If you live in the UK, chances are you will have been battered by some adverse weather recently. So now that the snow has mostly melted and the winds have calmed (somewhat), how can you get your lawn ship shape and your spring maintenance back on track?

Rain, Rain – Go Away!

February 09, 2018     

Whilst a nasty rainfall doesnt provide the greatest motivation to actually get stuck into the gardening, it certainly doesnt mean you can’t do anything out there.

New Year, New Garden?

January 12, 2018     

Is now the time to start thinking about giving your garden a makeover ready for summer? Here at George Davies Turf we are not only purveyors of the finest turf in the Home Counties, but we also provide several other outstanding products that will aid you in sprucing up your garden. 

Lawn fungus treatment – How to get rid of fungi in my garden?

August 11, 2017     

So you’ve spent time and money on buying and laying your new turf and other bits to make your garden the envy of all your friends and now disaster has struck – you have found mushrooms growing amongst your beautiful lawn!

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