Watering new turfIf you have a new turf lawn laid, remember that it is really important to water the turf well every day for the first 3-4 weeks, then weekly for the next few weeks during dry periods. But how much water do you need and how can you tell if it's not enough?
What's New in 2016It's a bit late to be posting our first bit of news for 2016, but the weather is so wintry at the moment you could be forgiven for thinking the date is wrong. Much of our landscaping work at the moment is the same is for 2015, just much busier. Even the manufacturers couldn't offer any groundbreaking new materials this year, instead offering variations on the same themes.
New paving products for 2015Happy New Year! We hope you all had a great Christmas. At L H Robinson, Christmas is also the time of year when we get to sit down and read through the new brochures published by the major landscape product manufacturers. Our first thoughts are that there is definitely something for everybody in 2015.
Garden Fencing IdeasAre you looking to install a new fence but not sure where to start? Our fencing guide describes the most common types of fencing and introduces some new styles you perhaps haven't seen before. Whether you are looking for boundary fencing or a partition fence, our guide will help you make an informed choice.
Planning a new patio - our guide to successCommissioning a new patio is one of the larger investments you can make in the garden, so it is particularly important that you get it right. From the wide range of materials available to considerations around design, patio location and add-ons such as pergolas, our latest article looks at patios from a customer's point of view to help achieve a successful result.
The National Fence ShortageAnyone who has been out shopping for fence panels lately has probably had a shock. Not only are fence panels in extremely short supply, but fence prices have risen steeply. So what's the reason behind it and what should you do if you need a fence?
Keeping in tune with our customersOur website gets quite a lot of activity, especially as we have a Google ad campaign running at the moment. People arrive at our website in a variety of ways. Most search queries are fairly obvious - terms such as 'landscape gardeners grimsby' and 'driveways in grimsby' are among the more popular searches. Here are are our thoughts on some of the other searches, from topsoil to wrought iron gates and even pagan gardening.
Artificial Grass - the low maintenance optionWe recently completed a turfing assignment with a difference - using artificial grass. This is something we are asked to do from time to time, but it is certainly not our most common type of job. Most of you will be familiar with the use of artificial grass as an all-weather sports surface, but its use within regular gardens is slowly increasing.
First class workmanship. Professional, helpful and a high standard of work.Eddie McHardy, Grimsby (via Google)
Did a beautiful job of the disaster zone that was our front and rear gardens. They did an incredible job and they were extremely reliable. Would highly recommend to anyone.Nicola Elsom (via Google)
Thank you for making my life easier by landscaping my back garden and erecting new fencing. I would highly recommend you to anyone.Lisa Smith, Grimsby (via Facebook)
Larry and the boys created a fantastic driveway and patio for us. The garden is now dog secure and useable! Thanks!!!Felicity Cook, Grimsby (via Facebook)
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Thanks for a fantastic new lawn and patio - completely exceeded our expectations.Mark Johnson, Grimsby
Larry and the boys did a great job of turfing my lawn. Very professional service, even cleaned up after themselves. The garden looks great, can't wait for some good weather to use it.Adrian, Grimsby (via yell.com)