When should I start mowing my lawn?

At the beginning of a new growing season, you should start to mow your lawn when it shows sign of growth. In the UK we are experiencing very mild winters. Climate change is affecting plants, changing their growth patterns. Grasses start to grow when the soil warms. In the UK, our winters have become much warmer. Soil temperatures… Read More »

Why do lawns need to be fertilised?

Grass grows all over the world. It is one of our planets most successful plants. Vast open plains of grass can sustain huge wildlife populations and thrive in the wild. No one artificially fertilises the plains of Africa or the wild tundra, so why do we need to fertilise our lawns? Grasses require key elements to survive and… Read More »

White spindles fungus (clavaria fragilis)

White spindles fungus is a species of fungus in the Clavariaceae family. The latin name for the species is clavaria fragilis. The generic name Clavaria comes from the Latin clava, meaning a club and fragilis means fragile, so it is literally a ‘fragile club’. It is so named as it is very brittle, and the white spindles snap easily. Club fungus grows a similar… Read More »