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Lawn in Northamptonshire

Having a perfectly green lawn all through the year might seem impossible, but if you take the proper steps at the right time of the year, it is very possible to have a beautiful green lawn in your garden. The Garden Centre Guide is the site to visit for all your lawn requirements, as well as any expert advice you might need to achieve the lawn of your dreams. 

  1. Make the proper start – having a green lawn starts even before you sow the grass seed, by using the right fertiliser when you’re preparing the area for sowing the seed. The fertiliser should have long-term nutrients like phosphate, but not too much nitrogen, as this will be used in a fertiliser at a later stage. Adding this fertiliser before sowing will give your seeds a really good start.
  2. Plan ahead by preparing a lawn fertiliser program – preparing a yearly fertiliser program and sticking to it will make sure that your lawn stays green all through the year. It doesn’t have to be a long and complicated program either. Simply jot down a few notes as a reminder of everything you need to buy, including the type of fertiliser and when to use it at certain times of the year. 
  3. Moss and weed control – green lawns are always free of weeds and moss and the way to achieve this is to include in your program that you need to use a weed killer at least twice a year. A 4-in-1 fertiliser at the right time will make your lawn nice and green, keep moss and weeds at bay and also provide a slow-release of nutrients all through the summer. Make sure that the weeds have already appeared for the control to be effective. Avoid using weed killer during the hot summer months, because it could burn your lawn.
  4. Remember the water! – Water is very important if you want to have a lawn that is constantly green. Unless you have a huge property, a built-in watering system isn’t necessary for most parts of the UK. A sprinkler or two and a long enough hose that can reach everywhere in your garden is ideal, Keep a check on your lawn during dry weather. If the grass is starting to curl up, then it’s time to water. Sandy soil will start to dry out after a few days of dry weather and a week or two if the soil in your garden is more like clay or loam. 

Always give your lawn a thorough watering, then wait until it starts to get dry before you water again. Avoid shallow, frequent watering as it will cause yellow root systems that dry out fast because of not having access to the nutrients below. 

Buy a drought-resistant lawn seed if you know that you won’t be able to water your lawn as often as is necessary, since these seeds are able to survive even lengthy dry spells and will start growing again as soon as the rains start. 

Follow the above steps and you too can have a lush and perfectly green lawn all through the year. To make things even easier for yourself visit The Garden Centre Guide where you can buy everything you need for growing a perfectly green lawn, from fertilizers, to seeds, to sprinklers and garden hoses and everything in between, from a garden centre near you!

Alderton Plant Nursery

Pury Lane
Alderton, NN12 7LW

B&Q Kettering

Meadow Road
Kettering, NN16 8TL

B&Q Northampton

Nene Valley Retail Park, Towcester Road
Northampton, NN1 1BQ

B&Q Wellingborough

Castlefields Retail Park, London Road
Wellingborough, NN8 2DP

Barnsdale Gardens

The Avenue, Exton
Oakham, LE15 8AH

Bell Plantation Garden Centre

Watling Street
Towcester, NN12 6GX

Billing Garden Store

The Causeway Great Billing
Northampton, NN3 9EX

Bliss Lane Nursery

34 Bliss Lane Flore
Northampton, NN7 4LJ

Bosworth's Nurseries and Garden Centre

Finedon Road, Burton Latimer
Kettering, NN15 5QA

Cedar Nurseries

Poplars Farm, Poplars Lane
Northampton, NN6 9SW

Christopher W Warwick

The Nurseries
Northampton, NN7 1HJ

Cramden Nursery

Harborough Road North
Northampton, NN2 8LU

Crick Garden Centre

West Haddon Rd
Crick, NN6 7SQ

Dennetts Garden Centre

Wood Farm, London Road
Daventry, NN11 4ND

Dobbies Garden Centres Harlestone Heath

Harlestone Road
NN5 6UJ, United Kindom

Drywood Nursery

Newport Pagnell Road
Northampton, NN7 2BX

Finedon Garden Centre

Tanns Yard, Podington Irthlingborough Road
Wellingborough, NN9 5EH

Flowercraft Garden Nursery

Roseacre Barn Lane
Milton Malsor, NN7 3AG

Golby's Garden Centre

Tollgate Way, Duston
Northampton, NN5 6ES

Green Lane Garden Centre

Brackley Rd
Towcester, NN12 6JD

Greenfellows Garden Centre

Yelvertoft Rd Crick
Northampton, NN6 7TF

Harlestone Heath Garden Centre

Harlestone Road
Northampton, NN5 6UJ

Hassett Plant Centre

Old Quarry Field, Harborough Road, Harborough Road
Northampton, NN6 9RU

Homebase Daventry

Abby Retail Park Welton Road
Daventry, NN11 4GL

Homebase Northampton Riverside Park

Riverside Business Park
Northampton, NN3 9HU

Homebase Northampton Weedon Road

Weedon Rd
Northampton, NN5 5DE

Homebase Towcester

Old Tiffield Road
Towcester, NN12 6PF

Homebase Wellingborough

Turnells Mill Lane, Victoria Pk
Wellingborough, NN8 2RN

Howitt's Aquatic & Garden Centre

291 Rockingham Road
Corby, NN17 2AE

Ise Garden Centre

Warkton lane
Kettering, NN15 5AA

Northampton Garden Centre

Newport Pagnell Road, Wootton
Northampton, NN4 6HP

Nursery Further Afield

Evenley Road
Brackley, NN13 5YR

Paynes Nurseries

192 Watling Street East
Towcester, NN12 8LB

Plenti-full-Pots

Falcutt Hall Farm, Welsh Lane
Brackley, NN13 5QY

Podington Garden Centre

High Street
Wellingborough, NN29 7HS

Ravensthorpe Nursery

6 East Haddon Road Ravensthorpe
Northampton, NN6 8ES

Roman Way Garden Centre

8 Watling Street
Towcester, NN12 7QN

Seasons Garden Centre

69 Cranford Road
Kettering, NN15 5LZ

Tandee Nursery & Plant Centre

Bamwell Road, Thurning, Oundle
Peterborough, PE8 5RH

The Barn Oundle

Barnwell Road
Oundle, PE8 5PB

The Bell Plantation

Watling Street
Towcester, NN12 6GX

The Garden Shop UK

194 London Road
Kettering, NN15 6DT

Van Hage Peterborough Garden Park

Peterborough Road, Eye
Peterborough, PE1 4YZ

Wellingborough, A Wyevale Garden Centre

Millers Lane
Wellingborough, NN8 2NF

Whilton Locks Garden Store

Whilton Locks
Daventry, NN11 5NH

Wickes Kettering Extra

Northfield Ave
Kettering, Nn16 9Ts

Wickes Northampton

18 Tyne Road
Northampton, Nn5 5Af

Wickes Rushden

Crown Way
Rushden, Nn10 6Bt

Wilkinson Alnwick

6 Lagny Street, Alnwick
Alnwick, NE66 1NJ

Wilkinson Kettering

13/17 NEWLAND STREET
Kettering, NN16 8JH

Wilkinson Northampton

26-28 Gold Street
Northampton, NN1 1RS

Wilkinson Rushden

1 EATON WALK
Rushden, NN10 9SH

Wilkinson Wellingborough

77/80 CORN LANE
Wellingborough, NN8 1EZ

Wilkinson Weston Favell

UNIT 7E, WESTON FAVELL SHOPPING CENTRE
Weston Favell, NN3 9HH

Woodmeadow Garden Centre

Kettering Road
Northampton, NN6 9TD