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Here we are in the middle of May and it is still cold, although we have just had a much needed 20mm of rain. A cold, dry spring is not helping the rapid grass growth that we need, particularly in newly established turf fields. However, nature has a habit of catching up, and so the [...]
All the work of carpeting the nave of York Minster with Wow!Grass! finally came to fruition on the Friday evening 8th June. 900 people arrived for the major fund raising dinner to be greeted by a sight they surely never expected to see – tables set out on a sea of green, smelling of fresh grass and soft to walk on.
Mixed messages are coming from the water companies introducing hospipe bans from 5th April 2012. The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) is lobbying hard to allow 28 day exemptions for newly laid turf but the news is not looking promising at the moment. For existing lawns, the following notes from the TGA about why you should not water established lawns, and how to look after your established lawn during drought should prove helpful.