Lawns are most likely to suffer from scorch in the summer months when a variety of stress factors come together and overwhelm the lawn. Here are some scorching conditions to look out for and how to avoid them. Dry weather Dry weather is the reason that most lawns go brown in the summer. Without water … Continue reading What causes lawn scorch?
Did you know that GreenBest has been manufacturing lawn fertiliser for UK lawn care professionals for over 20 years? Over the years we have listened to our customers and worked with them to build a range of professional products that help create the green, healthy lawns that their customers want. So what, exactly, makes a … Continue reading What is a professional lawn fertiliser?
Our winters seem to be getting wetter every year, it affects some areas particularly badly. Some of your customers may have lawns that are currently under water, I hope this article will be of some help to you when answering your customers' questions.In this article I will discuss seasonally flooded lawns only, those that only … Continue reading Help! My customer’ lawn is flooded, what do I do?
Red Thread disease is extremely common in the UK. Warm and wet conditions such as those in early Autumn are perfect for red thread but it can also be a problem in the spring and summer! Red Thread disease is not fatal for lawns The first thing to know is that this disease will not … Continue reading How can I avoid my customers’ lawns getting red thread disease?
You can fertilise a lawn with any amount of fancy fertilisers, but in a very hot and dry summer nothing will stop the grass from turning brown except water. If you haven't done so already, right now is the time to start telling your customers to water their lawns. Before you begin Want to know … Continue reading How to encourage customers to water their lawns
It's been very dry in the UK over the last few weeks; some lawns are already starting to suffer from the lack of rain. We often get asked about wetting agents and how they can be of use this time of year. Read on to find out more, if you still need advice please do … Continue reading How to use wetting agents on your customer’s lawns
It's the start of a new year and you will probably be taking on some new lawns this season; the winter has been wet and many potential customers will be starting to realise that their lawn needs some extra special treatment. Whether you run a professional lawn treatment or gardening company, there is an early … Continue reading Options for early spring lawn treatments
The UK Lawn Care Association's annual conference took place last week at Wyboston Lakes Conference Venue. Jack Baxter and myself were invited to represent GreenBest and SmartLawn fertilisers as we are one of the long-term sponsors of the association. The conference was held in the Woodlands event center, the recently refurbished venue at Wyboston Lakes … Continue reading The UKLCA conference January 2020
GreenBest have been supplying lawn care companies with fertiliser for over 20 years. Until recently lawn care has been very under-represented as all of the large turf organisations focus mainly on sports turf professionals and trade shows are of limited relevance. It's only the last few years that we have seen a strong community grow … Continue reading Why should you join the UK Lawn Care Association?
This posting reaches us from Jack Chapman of Kingsbury Lawn Care which serves several hundred customers for lawn care services in the West Midlands area. Jack is a new committee member of the UK Lawn Care Association, a networking body made up of small to medium lawn care businesses from start-ups to the well established.