The latest news from the whispering grass!
BASIS launched the Lawn Assured standard in October 2017 after the sector was seen to need a standard similar to that of the established Amenity Assured Standard, where a voluntary approach was required to demonstrate to both the public and regulatory authorities that the industry is taking the responsible use of pesticides seriously via independent verification. [read more]
Autumn is prime time for diseases and pests. Here’s everything you need to know… Yup. It’s that time of the year again, where we get to pull on two pairs of socks, dust off our favourite cable-knit jumpers and say good riddance to summer, pretending that it was too sticky and smelled too unpleasant [read more]
Because bagging them up and throwing them just pointless. Let me just get this out of the way nice and early — autumn is pretty darn awesome. There isn’t the mood-sapping, finger-numbing, garden-wilting misery of winter, nor does it make you wonder how it’s possible for a human being to sweat so much as you [read more]
They really are awesome members of your lawn care team. To some, earthworms are slimy, gross, freaky-looking things that can breathe through their skin (which makes them even more freaky and gross). To others, an earthworm called Jim was the star of a short-lived cartoon circa 1995. To our very own, Simon, earthworms are fantastic [read more]
September – NOT October – is the best month for autumn lawn care, and here’s everything you need to know. Now, I’m not saying that I should have been the lead singer of The Temptations, but if I had stumbled into one of their songwriting sessions, Papa Was A Rolling Stone would have gone a [read more]