Guides & Advice

Explore our guides and advice for maintaining and managing all types of amenity projects.

  1. Grass seed for golf greens

    Grass seed for golf greens

    The sheer volume of foot traffic causes many problems with maintenance, particularly on older golf courses that were never built to withstand such continuous heavy use.
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  2. Dealing With Impoverished or Contaminated Soils

    Dealing With Impoverished or Contaminated Soils

    Reclamation of derelict land: As a once-proud industrial nation, Britain has historically exploited its natural resources for energy, minerals and manufacturing materials and has inevitably created many thousands of hectares of industrial wasteland and redundant brownfield sites such London’s Olympic Park.
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  3. Coastal Reclamation

    Coastal Reclamation

    Coastal areas vary enormously from one part of the country to another, but establishing a good sward on or near a coastal site can be hampered by wind and sea erosion, growing medium, soil instability and the general lack of organic matter.
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  4. Low Maintenance Areas

    Low Maintenance Areas

    Widespread economic constraints have necessarily led to changes in attitude with respect to the management and maintenance of amenity grassland. Traditionally established practices have been brought into question, especially in the areas of ecology and conservation.
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  5. Suitable Sites for Wild flora Projects

    Suitable Sites for Wild flora Projects

    In recent years there has been a great interest shown in the establishment of species within grassland and other wildflower areas. In this guide, we look at the necessary considerations in preparation for successfully establishing a wildflower meadow.
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  6. Meadow Management

    Meadow Management

    Learn how to appropriately manage and maintain wildflower meadows with our expert guides for both spring and autumn sowed seeds.
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