6 Essential Barbecue Gadgets
Posted on June 20, 2017

Essential BBQ Gadgets

Take a look at some of our favourite barbecue gadgets to grill with skill this summer: Weber chimney starter This device ensures that your charcoal briquettes get heated to cooking temperature within minutes, and also ensures that the heat is evenly distributed. The chimney starter is also ideal for locations where charcoal lighter fluid is banned, […] Read more

Natural ways to repel (not kill) slugs
Posted on May 31, 2017

Natural ways to repel slugs

While there are a wide range of slug pellets, repellents, and poisons available in most DIY and gardening stores, an increasing number of gardeners are uncomfortable with the cruel and inhumane methods of these products. Campaigners are even calling for slug pellets to be banned, which is perhaps unsurprising when you consider that cats, dogs, […] Read more

Should doctors prescribe gardening? Some experts think so…
Posted on May 17, 2017

Prescribe gardening

How would you feel if your doctor prescribed you gardening? Last year, a report from the influential King’s Fund think-tank urged the NHS that doctors should prescribe gardening far more often, particularly for patients with mental health problems, patients in the early stages of dementia, and patients undergoing cancer treatment. The benefits of social prescribing […] Read more

Artificial turf market booming – but what does the future hold for British gardening?
Posted on April 28, 2017

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Gardening is changing, as is the role of the garden in family life. New research suggests that of the 86% of UK homes with gardens, around three in four have removed part of the original lawn in favour of other surfaces such as artificial turf, or a patio. The research was carried out by Studio, […] Read more

Tips to Relieve Hay Fever
Posted on April 25, 2017

Tips to combat hay fever

Hay fever affects roughly one in four people in the UK, and although there is no definitive cure, there are a number of precautions that can be taken to help relieve symptoms. Take a look at our tips to combat hay fever this spring/summer: What causes hay fever? An allergic reaction occurs when your body […] Read more

Five creative ways to bring the outdoors indoors
Posted on March 31, 2017

Outdoors indoors

Gardening isn’t for everyone – many of us don’t have the time, the patience, or even the skill to garden well. And that’s totally fine. But it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the beauty nature has to offer in your home. Here are five super-creative and easy ways to bring the […] Read more

What to plant and sow in March
Posted on March 1, 2017

Grow your own strawberries

Have you ever grown your own strawberries? How about making a Sunday roast using only home-grown veg? Even in the coldest parts of the UK, a wide variety of fruit and veg can be grown in your own home/garden. Here are Wonderlawn’s recommendations for what to plant and sow in March: Grow your own strawberries! […] Read more

Can artificial grass save you money?
Posted on February 18, 2017

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We’ve discussed in detail in the past about the practical and visual benefits of installing artificial turf. But those arguments aside, how does Wonderlawn stack up from a financial point of view? Can installing artificial turf save you money in the long term? Improve the value of your home Experts estimate that good landscaping can […] Read more

Maintain the garden of your dreams into old age
Posted on January 27, 2017

Artificial grass in a showhome garden

On average, 87,000 people are admitted to hospital every year due to gardening-related injuries. And that’s just the serious injuries – it doesn’t take into account all of those trips, bumps, and scrapes! Unfortunately, it’s the elderly who are particularly at risk of sustaining injury when gardening – and even the basic gardening chores like […] Read more

Artificial turf and the environment
Posted on January 20, 2017

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It’s an issue that often gets raised with artificial turf, and wildlife lovers across the UK often make assumptions that artificial grass is somehow anti-wildlife. The reality is that Wonderlawn is designed to work with the existing natural features of your garden, which means that shrubs, flowerbeds, soil, bird tables, ponds etc. can still remain. […] Read more

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