I have noticed a number of new ground maintenance start up businesses around Glasgow this season, as always happens at the start of a new growing season.
2013 must be a particularly difficult year to try and start such a company though due to the late start of the real growing spurt that has usually kicked off by now. Cold nights and dry weather in many areas has slowed down any new growth of grass, weeds (not such a bad thing!) and shrubs. Clients are reluctant to start paying for…Continue
Added by Dan Frazer Gardening on April 8, 2013 at 17:03 — No Comments
If you are reading this blog post, you may be asking yourself some or all of the following questions:
WHY should I scarify my lawn?
Lawns benefit from regular scarifying in order to remove and control the build up of moss and 'thatch'. 'Thatch' is the build up of dead grass, partly rotted leaves and debris that builds up in a lawn over time.
Both moss and thatch restrict…Continue
Added by Adam Pilgrim on February 26, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments
The wind and rain may put some people off but Dan Frazer Gardening is out every day mowing, trimming, and at this time of year, scarifying and treating moss in lawns all over central Scotland.
Our method is a thorough one and greatly benefits the lawns; visible results are almost instant but designed to be long-lasting. We ensure the scarifying process is done at the correct depth and include pre and post treatments to ensure quick recovery and thorough moss…Continue
Added by Dan Frazer Gardening on September 11, 2011 at 18:38 — No Comments
On the very day that official drought was declared in Lincolnshire, the heavens finally opened - indeed there was half an inch of hailstones in parts of Spalding and Pinchbeck.
Everyone's lawn badly needed this water, and indeed at the time of writing (Sunday 12th June), it has been persistently drizzling for the last 5 hours. Most, if not all lawns were showing signs of stress, with patchy, uneven growth, die back and yellow patches, weeds and other unsightly…Continue
Added by Adam Pilgrim on June 12, 2011 at 17:41 — No Comments