Welcome to the Greensleeves Blog

The Greensleeves blog is the number one place to keep up to date with all things lawn care. Updated throughout the month, you’ll find expert hints and tips from our local lawn care managers to the latest lawn care news from Greensleeves HQ. Our blog is also packed full of inspiration for not only making the most of your lawn but your garden and home.

Make green space your happy place with Greensleeves.
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What does your lawn mean to you? Is it your pride and joy, maybe a nice place to relax and unwind after a long day, or perhaps a refuge from…

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The BBQ Chef’s Guide To… Pudding
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Your BBQ has been a resounding success and your guests are now lying in a state of content lethargy. But give it 20 minutes or so and they may start…

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Common summer lawn weeds to watch out for
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As we move properly into summer, one thing you will notice is a sudden pervasive appearance of weeds in your garden. Growing in the nooks and crannies of your hard…

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Top tips on how to get the perfect stripes on your lawn
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At Greensleeves we think the key components that make up a perfect lawn are that it’s vibrantly green, lusciously thick and that it’s weed and moss controlled. But we also…

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Best garden games for summer 2022 
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 Getting closer to June, and the Queen’s four-day Jubilee weekend, puts into our heads thoughts of summer. In particular, summers spent on the lawn with friends and loved ones.  Of…

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What you need to know about lawn irrigation systems
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May is here and with it the promise of (hopefully) long hot days in which we can really get the most out of our lawns. Of course, while plenty of…

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The BBQ Chef’s guide to… vegetables
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As we get closer to the May bank holiday, our thoughts unsurprisingly turn to that first BBQ of the year. That is, of course, unless you managed to have a…

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Lawn care tools: what you do and don’t need
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If you’re new to Greensleeves, you might be wondering what you can do to help improve the appearance and health of your lawn. The truth is our seasonal treatment regime,…

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Greensleeves spring mowing guide
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As we approach the spring equinox and the days grow longer, the whole world seems to wake up a little. Increased sunshine causes our bodies to produce more vitamin D…

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Spring lawn pests to watch out for
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March has arrived and with it those first indicators of spring: longer days, daffodils blooming and of course, lambs gambolling about in the fields. The arrival of spring is also…

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The History of the English Lawn
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We take them for granted today, but when you really think about it, isn’t it strange that lawns are everywhere? They’re an often essential part of the frontage of a…

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Here’s how to have a lawn the whole neighbourhood envies this summer
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January and February are usually the coldest months here in the UK, and at this time of the year it can feel like those warm days spent sprawled out in…

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