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Mushrooms in your Turf

Mushrooms in your Turf

25th November 2021
Are you noticing strange growths appearing in your lawn? At this time of year, you are not alone. As the weather cools and the damp increases during autumn and early winter, the conditions become perfect for the appearance of fungi.New or recently laid turf?It is particularly common for mushrooms to…

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Don't Make a Mountain out of a Molehill

Don't Make a Mountain out of a Molehill

11th November 2021
Having issues with molehills appearing in your lawn? If you have a dog, they will definitely have sniffed them out (and possibly dug furiously at them if you have a terrier). Though it’s unlikely that you’ll see the culprits responsible for this unsightly disturbance, they will definitely make their presence…

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Fireworks and Bonfire Night

Fireworks and Bonfire Night

2nd November 2021
Remember, remember pets, wildlife… and your garden this Bonfire Night.In the excitement of finally being able to see other people again, holding Halloween parties, trick-or-treating, having a bonfire and letting off fireworks with family and friends, it can be easy to forget how to keep pets and wildlife safe around…

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Bug Hotels

Bug Hotels

2nd November 2021
A bug hotel is a fantastic way to use garden waste to encourage wildlife, and helpful flora and fauna, into your garden.Rather than throwing your cuttings, leaves, twigs and other garden waste away, use them instead to create a fantastic home for insects and other helpful visitors to your garden.…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – November

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – November

2nd November 2021
With the clocks going back it is clear that winter is not far off. Longer nights and colder mornings mean that the key tasks for autumn lawn renovation and maintenance should have already been done, and we are now into the season of damage limitation.Leaf ClearingAs we get further into…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – October

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – October

30th September 2021
October is an incredibly important month for lawn care and in many cases is the last opportunity to get your lawn ready for the winter ahead. With the days getting shorter, the temperatures getting cooler and the possibility of an increase in rainfall, it can seem as if there’s so…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – September

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – September

6th September 2021
September is a fantastic month for lawn care as, with more temperate weather and reasonable rainfall, it is the perfect month for lawn renovations. September is a good time for fertilising, seeding, re-turfing and repairing, and though there’s so much to do, don’t worry, here at Sherborne Turf, we’ve got…

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Garden Pests - Leatherjackets

Garden Pests - Leatherjackets

1st September 2021
Over recent years the winters have become gradually warmer and wetter, with only one small cold snap, usually at the beginning of spring rather than throughout the winter months like in times gone by.  This change, along with the reduction of licensed chemical control, has seen an increase in garden…

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New Refill Bags at Sherborne Turf

New Refill Bags at Sherborne Turf

12th August 2021
We are always looking for ways to both help our customers and the environment here at Sherborne Turf, so we're thrilled to announce our new Refill Bags. We're determined to minimise our use of plastic within both the production and distribution of our products and have decided to use reusable…

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Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – August

Your Turf Calendar from Sherborne Turf – August

9th August 2021
Normally a warm and sunny month, this August has been a mixed bag so far, with quite a lot of rain. While disappointing in terms of you being able to spend much time in your garden, it can be beneficial for your lawn by keeping it well-watered. Here are some…

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