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How to Prevent Lawn Damage from Dogs

If you’ve just had a brand new turf laid in your garden, keeping it in top condition will be a priority. However, all the mowing, trimming and watering you do will not counter the damage a dog can do to your lawn. Your dog’s urine is so concentrated that with time, the lawn can completely die due to the chemical exposure. Whilst you can’t stop your dog from doing his business in the garden, there are steps you can take to ensure this doesn’t ruin your turf – we’ve listed our top tips below. Dilute the area To avoid a damaging…

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Top Tips for Small Gardens

A large garden is a must-have factor for many homeowners, providing a spacious outdoors space to enjoy in the summer months. Having a smaller garden can therefore be unappealing, leaving many homeowners feeling there is little to be done to enhance the size and space of smaller areas. However, that doesn’t need to be the case – with a little planning and following some of the tips we’ve provided here, even the smallest of gardens can be transformed into your own private paradise. Less clutter The more items taking up space, the more cluttered your garden is going to look. Reduce…

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A Guide to Creating the Perfect Landscaped Garden

Landscaping your garden can be a great way to spend the summer, creating a beautiful outdoor space that you can relax in and be proud of. However, successful landscaping takes planning and skill in order to avoid creating a garden with haphazardly placed plants and features. If you’re looking to landscape your garden this summer, follow our top tips to creating the perfect design for your outdoor space here: Make a list Creating a list of all the elements you want in your garden will help you with deciding the layout of your space. Make a rough sketch of your garden,…

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Chelsea Flower Show: The Highlights

From 24-28th May, the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea were once more transformed for the annual Chelsea Flower Show, featuring beautiful plants, landscaping, and innovative new garden designs for homeowners to take inspiration from. Here at Buckley Lawn Turf, we love taking inspiration from the latest, cutting-edge displays featured at the world’s most famous flower show, so we’ve listed some of the highlights of the show here for our customers to enjoy. Planting inspiration Featuring numerous floral exhibits with stunning plants from around the world, the show provided visitors with a broad range of planting inspiration for their very own…

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Turf Measuring Guide

When you’re buying fresh turf for your lawn, the last thing you want is for your delivery to arrive and to find that you’ve ordered the wrong size turf. In order to ensure you order the correct amount of turf, you need to know how to accurately measure your lawn area. Here at Buckley Lawn Turf, our team have put together a useful turf measuring guide to assist you in this process. Please Note: As these methods will provide a rough guide rather than exact measurements, it is useful to overestimate by 5-10% when ordering, as this will ensure that any missed…

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How to choose the right type of turf for your lawn

When buying a new turf for your garden, ensuring you have the right type for your requirements is important. Considering your priorities when installing the turf, and the main use you want it to serve will help you to make the right choice. Here at Buckley Lawn Turf, we offer both ornamental and hard-wearing turfs – we’ve listed the pros and cons of each below to guide your decision. Ornamental Ornamental turfs are perfect for a lawn that’s there to look great and be enjoyed while relaxing in the summer. Pros include: Good growth in most conditions – the mix of…

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Keeping your lawn well maintained: Lawn Laying Aftercare Checklist

In our article last month, we reviewed how to lay the perfect lawn for your garden, creating a beautiful space to enjoy once summer arrives. However, looking after your lawn once it has been laid is equally as important for ensuring it stays well maintained and in pristine condition. Our team here at Buckley Lawn Turf have compiled a handy checklist detailing the aftercare needed once your lawn has been laid. Access All direct contact with the lawn should be avoided for the first week after the turf has been laid in order to prevent depressions being created in the grass….

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How to Lay the Perfect Lawn

A beautiful lawn can transform any garden, creating the ideal space to relax and enjoy the weather once summer arrives. Achieving an immaculate lawn at any time of the year is simple with a few handy tricks, and our expert team here at Buckley Lawn Turf have shared these with you below. Prepare your soil It’s important to ensure your soil is prepared in advance for the turf to be laid in order for the turf to root into the soil correctly – soil should be levelled and turned over before you lay your turf on to it. Lay at one…

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Welcome to our new blog

At Buckley Lawn Turf, we have set up a brand new blog to keep our customers and followers up-to-date with all industry news as well as news about our company. Keep checking back for our monthly posts to learn all there is to know about lawns and turfing, and you’ll be an expert in no time at all!  

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