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Views from the Grasshopper

Over the years we have gained a wealth of knowledge on all things gardening. Sharing is caring, so take a look at our blog posts for help and advice all year round in the garden.

How to prepare the ground for a wildflower meadow
Whether you have chosen the instant effect with wildflower turfing or seeding, the preparation is the same. Preparation should start six weeks before you plan to lay the turf or seeding to ensure the best results.
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When is the best time to lay your turf?
Laying fresh turf is a great way of transforming your garden. It can be quite a daunting idea though especially if you haven’t laid turf before.
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5 steps to prepare your ground for laying new turf
Preparing the ground is the first step to getting the garden and grass you want!
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Choosing the right compost for you
Choosing the right compost for your gardening needs will help to enrich and enhance your soil and assist your plant growth.
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How to grow a lawn from seed 
Growing a lawn from seed is extremely popular and should be done between March and September. Here are some handy tips for growing a lawn from seed.
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How To Topdress Your Lawn: A Step by Step Guide
Top dressing your lawn is a great way to improve the overall health and appearance of your lawn. Read our step by step guide to help you get your lawn top dressed.
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Things You Need To Know: For Feeding Your Lawn in Spring
Feeding your lawn in Spring will give it the nutrients it needs to stay healthy and lush all season long. There are a number of different types of lawn fertilisers on the market, so it's important to choose the right one for your needs. Timing is also important; you don't want to wait too late […]
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