A neat garden is likely to impress the neighbours

For the majority of us lawns make up the largest part of our gardens. Just like an attractive head of hair, a good lawn requires regular attention – and you are the hairdresser!. Often a little work at the right time can pay huge dividends and ensures your lawn looks stunning.

Here at Amateur Gardening magazine our experts give you all the top tips on how to care for your lawn at different times of the year. Starting with our great tips on Spring lawn care.

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  Measure twice, cut once. If you want to do something well it pays to do it twice, whether you’re pruning – check twice before you cut – or planting…

Lawns and chemicals

When we moved to Spring Cottage 12 years ago, the old shed contained a cocktail of chemicals, including DDT – an organochlorine pesticide that was banned in Britain in 1984.…

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Your lawn serves as a huge source of air conditioning for your garden and also releases oxygen and simultaneously captures dust, keeping you and your family healthy. To reap the…

Our Amateur Gardening expert shows you how to deal with waterlogged lawns, to improve your turf and set it up for either summer or winter. This job is best carried out…

If you’ve clocked-up penalty points for speeding, reading on could endanger your licence. Because Honda has created what it believes is the world’s fastest lawn mower – capable of reaching…

WE SPEND almost two months of our lives mowing the lawn – a new study has found.  The research, by artificial lawn retailer Grono, sought to uncover the nation’s mowing…

A scientist has created what could be the most environmentally-friendly lawn in the country – but your kids won’t be able to play football on it. Lionel Smith, a PhD…

Raking is gardeners’ most hated outdoor task – with Brits ranking it as a never-ending chore. Over 500 gardeners were asked to identify the task they least looked forward to. …

Environment campaigners say retailers have rallied behind their campaign to strip store shelves of sprays linked to bee decline. Up to 2,000 outlets have removed neonicotinoids (neonics) from sale –…