How to remove moss from a grass lawn

moss in grass with red x

Moss is a plant that commonly grows in shaded, damp areas. Although moss is not damaging to lawns, many people consider it to be unsightly. If you have moss in your lawn and would like to remove it, there are a few things you can do. Moss is fairly easy to remove temporarily, but if […]

How to keep your paving weeds-free all year round

weed in paving

Weeds can be a nuisance in any garden, but they’re especially pesky when they start growing between paving slabs. Not only do they look unsightly, but weeds can also damage paving by causing cracks and uplifting the slabs. Weeds often grow in the cracks and crevices of paving because they are able to access sunlight […]

How to Clean Composite Decking: Guide on Frequently Asked Questions

How to clean composite decking

Composite decking is a great choice for your outdoor space. It doesn’t require any painting or staining and weed growth will be minimal due to its elevation above ground level, unlike timber decking which needs constant maintenance and treatment. That being said, it still need soccasional cleaning and sometimes get stained with food. oil or […]

How to Make a Sloped Lawn into Tiers: The Step by Step Guide

A sloped lawn which has been turned into a two tiered garden

Sloped gardens can be difficult to use and enjoy, but with a little planning and effort you can create tiers which can be both practical and look great. There are various ways to shape a sloped garden but this article will cover a two tiered garden. The levels will be created in the easiest way […]

How to clean artificial grass

Close up shot of some landscaping work in Buckshaw village. The photo includes artificial grass, wooden sleepers, gravel and fencing

Artificial grass is a popular alternative to natural lawns and while it does not need to be watered, trimmed or fertilized, there are still some things you should know before installing it. Artificial grass comes in blades sewn together so the seams are concealed within the turf. Over time dirt can build up and if […]

How to build decking in 5 easy steps

Render of composite decking with garden furniture on a sunny day

Decking is growing in popularity thanks to new materials which make it last longer and give more colour options. Decking is now a viable long term alternative to a patio. We install composite decking on a weekly basis in the northwest and thought we would write a guide based on what we have learnt over […]

How to get rid of mushrooms in the lawn for good

Mushrooms growing in the lawn

Mushrooms growing in the lawn is a frequent occurrence in UK gardens. The majority of mushrooms are not harmful however some can be poisonous.  They can also be an eyesore in an otherwise perfect lawn. So how to we get rid of mushrooms in the lawn and how to we keep them away? Why are mushrooms […]

How to level an uneven garden or lawn like a professional

Rear fence and turf at landscaping job in Leyland,.

Having an uneven garden or lawn can be a pain. They look unsightly and can be quite impractical when it comes to enjoying and caring for your garden.  As landscape gardeners we get frequent callouts to level uneven gardens. We deal with lumpy, uneven gardens and sloped gardens on a monthly basis.  This article will walk you […]

How a garden can increase your property value: 5 charts that matter

Contemporary enclosed garden design with slatted fencing, pergola and dark limestone paving

What the numbers say In recent months gardens have become a must have for many potential home buyers. In the seller market there seems to be some confusion about the value a garden can add to the value of the property.  As part of our market research we have been conducting an ongoing study to find out […]