Flymo Gardening Blog

Whether you are a gardening enthusiast or simply starting out, the Flymo gardening blog can provide tips and advice on how to make your garden the envy of all your neighbours.

The Flymo gardening blog is updated twice a month and contains helpful buyers guides for garden tools, gardening tips and advice on what seeds to plant each month and more.

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  • 19/05/2014

    How often should you cut the grass?

    People often ask the question – how often should I cut the grass. The simple answer is there is no right or wrong answer, but rather you should follow some basic lawn care advice.

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  • 12/05/2014

    Looking after lawns in the shade

    Nowadays most lawns have areas of grass that are in the shade. This is created by trees and bushes or homes and buildings. This isn’t good news for the typical type of grass found in UK, which is why you need to look after the grass found in the shade slightly differently to those in less shaded areas for the garden.

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  • 05/05/2014

    Attracting wildlife to your garden

    Easter is usually the busiest gardening weekend of the year. For many people it is the first chance they get to put on their boots, pull out their clippers and tidy the garden. This year was no exception. Now that the hard work is done, why not take a little time over the next few weeks to make a few small changes to your garden to attract more wildlife.

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  • 28/04/2014

    What to do with grass clippings

    You’ve cut your grass and now you are left wondering what to do with your grass clippings. Don’t despair; we have a number of top tips that put your grass clippings to good use.

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  • 21/04/2014

    Grow your own lawn

    Traditionally mid spring to late autumn is the optimal time to grow your own lawn. The weather is warmer (optimum grass growing temperature is between 6 and 20 Celsius) and the soil is still moist providing suitable conditions to promote good grass growth. Growing your own grass is cheaper than laying new turf, and once the seed has been laid requires very little work.

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  • 14/04/2014

    Get a perfect lawn by doing nothing!

    A great looking lawn is not only the ideal location for a summer BBQ with family and friends, but it can add value to your home too. This can be easily achieved whilst you sit in your armchair and watch the TV.

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  • 07/04/2014

    Reasons why your lawnmower may not be working

    Spring has finally arrived! The sun is out and many of us are getting the lawnmower out for the first time this year, and getting ready to mow the lawn. For most, this is relatively painless, but for a few their lawnmower just won’t work. Find some of the most common reasons why your electric lawnmower won’t work and how to fix them.

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  • 31/03/2014

    How to make a compost heap

    Making your own compost is a great way to fertilise your garden for free. It can be made of almost anything and requires no technical skill. Ideally you should make your compost pile in the spring however you can make one at other times.

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  • 24/03/2014

    When to dethatch your lawn

    Thatch is an essential part of a healthy lawn. Too much however can prevent sunlight and rain water from reaching new blades of grass, preventing them from growing healthy and green. This article provides all the information you need to know about thatch and how to tell when your lawn needs dethatching.

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  • 17/03/2014

    Getting a green lawn

    Achieving a green lawn requires three main elements; regular maintenance, regular mowing and fertilisation. Each is just as important as the last and doesn’t require hours of backbreaking hard work!

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