January is a relatively quiet month in the gardening world, as the weather conditions aren’t conjunctive to plant or grass growth. Don't let this fool you however, there is still plenty to be done in the month of Jan - so get cracking!
Jobs in the garden
Getting a great looking lawn and garden is relatively easy. Follow our monthly guides telling you what to do and when, to help you get a garden that your neighbours would be envious of.
Christmas is just around the corner and so are the harsh winter frosts. As much as many of us love the snow and the idea of a ‘white Christmas’ your garden doesn’t agree.
The leaves are starting to fall from the trees - there's lots of work to be done to stay on top of your garden this month. Follow our list of jobs to start preparing your garden for winter.
It can be very demoralising to attempt to cut your grass and find that your lawnmower refuses to cooperate. It is common for these types of machines to experience issues after a few years of hard work; the key with lawnmowers is to spot the issues early, as this means you will be able to prolong the overall lifespan of your trusty machine.
Line breakages happen to the best of us. We love switching on our grass trimmers when the weather is nice to do a spot of garden maintenance and it’s really annoying when suddenly our line snaps, or our trimmer spool is empty or breaks.Follow our Flymo advice and you'll be fine!
Over its lifetime, your lawn mower can develop problems. The type of problems it will encounter are influenced by elements such as improper use and storage. Understanding your machine and the common problems can help you maintain and solve common issues with ease. Your first port of call should be the manufacturer’s manual, but here is a handy troubleshooting guide to help some of the questions you’ve asked us here at Flymo HQ in the past.
Cutting your grass may sound straight forward, however most people don’t realise half the factors that affect how and when you should cut your grass. That’s why we have created our dummies guide to cutting the grass.
When it’s time to overhaul your lawn, laying new turf is the quickest way to revitalize your space. Rather than sowing seed, which can take weeks to grow in, turf provides instant results and is easy to lay. If you aren’t sure where to start, this is the guide for you. Our Ultimate Guide to Laying Turf takes you from preparation to aftercare, with step-by-step instructions. .
Weeding can be one of the most annoying activities in maintaining our gardens, and the unwanted pests have a tendency to grow back if untreated. Our gardens are full of them, but identifying all weeds correctly, instead of flowers, can be a difficult task. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you identify which flowers are masquerading as plants, for a weed-free outdoor space where your flower beds are protected and your garden can breathe easy.
November has arrived and the weather is a little wetter and starting to get much colder. Most of the jobs in the garden are preventative actions to help keep your lawn and garden looking neat and tidy. One easy task is to empty your water butts and give them a good clean to ensure all harmful bacteria is killed before they are filled up with winter rain.