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.
We often get asked about the practical and nutritional differences of using liquid and granular forms of iron sulphate in professional lawn care, it's an interesting question and often makes for a lively debate! Which type is better for avoiding staining? If you're familiar with iron sulphate products you'll know about their tendency to cause orange/brown … Continue reading Iron Sulphate: Liquid vs granular
The instructions on the label of most fertilisers advise against use in frost conditions, you may have often wondered why we put this, and what would happen if you ignored the advice. I hope to answer these questions here... What does the label say? SmartLawn fertiliser labels advise against the application of product "if frost … Continue reading Why do fertiliser labels advise against use in frosty conditions?
UK lawns are well used to frosty mornings and the occasional dump of snow. We all know that it's damaging for a lawn to walk on it when it's frosty but we may not know exactly why that is. In this blog, we look at why that is and how best avoid damage and keep the … Continue reading What do frost and snow do to lawns?
The job of a lawn care professional is to apply and carry out the necessary treatments that enable a lawn to be healthy and green. However, in order to achieve the perfect lawn customers will need to help out too! If your services do not include mowing, edging and leaf sweeping then these must be … Continue reading Winter Lawn Care – 5 Tips to pass on to your customers now!