Useful Hints and Tips
Care of the Lawns: A good regular mowing routine will keep your lawn not only looking neat but also encourages a nice healthy grass blade. At GroundsMaster we don’t just cut your grass, our aim is to give your lawn the best possible care. We offer many services whether it is treatment to eradicate lawn weeds, offering of a routing lawn feeding service to give your lawn the nourishments it needs, using edging technique to help define your lawns edge, or using our strimming service in order to give your lawn that neat finish.Why not contact us today, for us to help assist you in giving your lawn its best look, or to simply grooming your already laid lawn to perfection!
Control of Weeds: Even the most experienced gardener may suffer problems caused by pests or the choking of plants by weeds. Weeds are not just nasty problems that creep up in your garden or pop up around your property making it look untidy but weeds are plants of any kind growing in the wrong place! Weeds fall into several categories these types include ephemeral weeds which has several life circles in a growing season, annual weeds which completes its life circle in a growing season and perennial weeds which lives through several growing seasons.
Recognition and identification are essential before any reliable control measure can be attempted with weeding. Our experienced team have PA01 and PA06 certificates in competence on safe use of pesticides and can offer advice on appropriate course of action to remedy your weed problems. Contact us today for eco-friendly weed control solutions; we use environmentally friendly products and processes. We can offer manual and chemical weeding options.
- Soil Care: Healthy soil is essential to help with successful plant growth; it provides physical support to plants, ensures valuable water supplies and a range of minerals and nutrients. There can be a range of possible solutions to damaged soil e.g. draining the soil if it is water logged to improve its structure and water holding capacity by the addition or organic matter. It is important to access soil quality before attempting to renew or treat; our experienced personnel are on hand to offer professional advice.
- Pruning:Pruning is so important it can be a way of bringing neglected and overgrown plants back to a healthy and manageable growth. Correct pruning techniques are valuable to ensure plant health. The training of trees and hedges helps to maintain plant health and vigour as well as to develop a strong framework of evenly spaced branches, trees and shrubs expecially in the case of hedges promotes even growth from the base of the hedge to the top.
Shrubs are often used as foundation plant to link the house to the garden, forming a transition between the rigid lines of the building with the softer shapes and textures of border plants and lawns. Grouping evergreen and deciduous shrubs together allows for a creation and effective display which brings joy to the garden all year round.
Hedges play an important role in the structure and character of your garden, providing texture, colour, and shape; they also have a variety of practical uses as living barriers such as noise barriers, shelter and wind reduction . Contact us today for expert advice on treat, trim and conditioning of your trees, shrubs and hedges..
Fencing: Post and rail fencing as the name suggests is an open style fence often seen in rural settings where it tends to blend into the environment. Variations on this theme are almost endless, ranging from a single low knee-rail, to a 1.5m high four rail fence to keep large animals such as horses and other livestock.
Wooden post and rail fencing is very versatile. Traditionally used for agricultural fences and equestrian fences it is now very popular as a border fence to domestic garden wooden fencing. Our post and rail timber fences can come in different styles and cuts and are pressure treated for longevity. over the years we have built many fences ranging from traditional fences to more custom made bespoke requirements. We can design and produce a custom made solution if a client has specific requirements.
Border maintenance: Keeping your garden looking good is just as important as the initial design and planting. There is nothing worse than a lovely planted border being spoiled by aggressive perennial weeds; we know how important it is to keep neat, tidy borders often acting as a beautiful framework to your garden or grounds.
Our garden groomers are not afraid to get on hands and knees in order to keep your borders looking their best. We can help maintain your garden/grounds in their best shape by manual hoeing or scratching the soil around your borders. We can also offer chemical solution or residual herbicide which acts as a barrier to future weeds that may try to germinate.
Tree Felling: Trees give a sense of permanence and maturity to a garden with their large-scale and distinctive silhouettes forming an attractive contrast against softer lines of other plants. Whether you have a problem tree which mayneed removed, or you have a larger woodlands which need thinned out, our tree felling work is carried out by fully certified City and Guilds NPTC holders. We pride ourselves on offering the highest level of tree care applying safety and competence on all sites.
Site clearing: From what may seem just a small amount of waste to a full scale demolition and tree removal project, our dedicated team are here to help you meet your needs within time & budgetary requirements. We ensure waste is properly disposed of and encourage recycling measures as well.
Environmental Hygiene: We believe your garden & grounds should be immaculately groomed through all seasons. We offer year-round maintenance care on sites, jobs such as removal of waste, clearing of fallen leaves or other compostable waste which can accumulate in gardens and grounds, we offer the keeping car parks and sidewalks free of litter , sweeping of paths, snow clearing etc . Our rates are very competitive.