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, it's nice to think we are going to have some time at home with the kids. You don’t want to get to next spring after the cold and wet winter weather and realise everything is suffering in the garden, 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.
The winter months are on their way, so the great time you’ve spent outside is sadly behind you until next year. While you are inside in the warmth, you are neglecting your garden during this time so let’s get the garden ready to be as healthy as possiable through the winter months.
Here is a few things to do:
One of the most important things to do before the winter is clearing the leaves from your garden.
Here are some reasons why you need to grab the rake and start removing the leaves.
Leaves can go straight into the brown bin or a compost bin.
It’s also the time that turf begins to repair itself after a long, hot summer. There are a range of steps you can take to bolster your turf during the Autumn season.
Here are a few things that can help prevent that:
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You tried everything, but parts of your garden are looking tried or even dead? This is a good time to start repairing. What people don’t know is that this is the best time to start laying down new turf.
Found an area that looks dead? And you feel you have tried everything?
Due to the weather changing, you can use the rain as a watering system but if you'relaying on a dry day, water the turf throughout with a garden hose or sprinkler. Making sure there is enough water to go through to the soil underneath.
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Now the garden is all clean and cleared. You can now see a bigger picture of what you want to get done. May be a space in your garden has sparked an idea for a plant or tree?
Here a few ideas:
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The kids are home! So, for a bonus we have also put down some ideas for the kids to do.
Being one of the biggest suppliers of turf in the United Kingdom. We understand how proactive you must be in the winter months and the best way to start is to start preparing in the autumn. If you are looking for more detail on how to look after your turf through the autumn season here is a link to our “Planning for Autumn – Turf Tips!”.
Have a great half term =]
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