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Keeping Positive

In these unprecedented times, you, like many others around the world may be feeling a little low in spirits. Things may seem a little gloomy but there are rays of positivity shining through.   I’ve put together a little blog on some of the lovely things which I’ve seen in the last few days in the hope of sharing a little […]

Tips on Maintaining Your Lawn

There are a number of maintenance procedures that TruGreen Professional Lawncare recommend you follow in maintaining the quality of your lawn. Mowing Your Lawn Make sure you don’t cut the grass too short as the shorter the leaf the faster that moisture is lost from the plant, ideally the grass height should be maintained at […]

Homeschooling From a Full Time Working Mum… How To Survive!

Well, this is different! Being a fulltime working mum, homeschooling wasn’t something I had planned for and if you’re here reading this, I doubt you did either? But here I am and I’m trying my best to keep some normality as much as I can considering what’s going on in the world right now.  I have two children, one of […]

How to Stay Motivated When Working From Home

Working from home can be tough if you’re not used to it, so we thought we’d put together a few tips to help you through each day. Tip #1 – Create An Office You may be tempted to sit on the sofa or lie in bed whilst working from home, this is a mistake as […]

What’s The Difference Between Social Distancing, Isolation & Quarantine?

With all that’s going on in the world now, everyone needs to understand what the differences between Social Distancing, Isolation and Quarantine are. There is a difference between each of these terms and we’ll explain the difference below. What is Social Distancing? Social distancing should be practised by everyone, whether or not they are exposed […]

The Recommended Way To Wash Your Hands

Proper hand hygiene is the number one way to reduce the risk of infection and it’s important to wash your hands frequently and properly, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. You should always wash your hands after tending to your garden, but it is even more important at the moment, so follow these […]

Top 5 Spring Lawncare Tips

Spring has sprung!! If you haven’t already started looking after your lawn, then it’s best to start earlier rather than later. That way if your lawn has any moss or lawn diseases then these can be treated and give you that perfect summer lawn. Here are our top 5 spring lawncare tips for you to […]

How to maintain your lawn during winter

During the winter months, your lawn needs to be managed in a number of different ways to help it survive the colder temperatures and reduced daylight hours. Here are a few lawn care treatments that you can do to keep your lawn healthy during the cooler months. Keep calm and mow the lawn You may think […]

The Do’s & Don’t of Winter Lawn Care

The majority of people stop thinking about their lawn over the winter period, however, we thought we’d make you aware of the do’s and don’ts of winter lawn care. The Do’s of Winter Lawn Care There are a number of lawn care treatments that can be considered, in managing the quality of the lawn throughout […]

Repairing lawns from flooding

With more rain to come over the weekend, we would recommend that the following repairs may be necessary for your lawn after any flooding: Option one – Lawns that have been under floodwater and associated silt for less than four days will recover quickly. Once the silt has dried the following treatment plan will need to […]

Pesky Pests in Autumn

This summer has provided a mixture of long, hot days and at times heavy downpours, providing ideal conditions for pesky pests such as Chafer Grubs and Leatherjackets to breed. The Pesky Pests There are two main lawn pests that thrive during the autumn months; Chafer Grub – The larvae of the Chafer Beetle, also known as […]

Getting Ready For Autumn

With the summer coming to an end and autumn knocking on the door it’s about time we all thought about some Autumn lawn care.  Here are a few services we start to complete towards the end of summer/early autumn:  Turf pests This summer has provided a mixture of long hot days and at times heavy […]

Record Sales for Quarter One!

With record sales for Quarter 1, the grass is looking even greener at TruGreen. What a scorcher of a month! While the Met Office confirmed the hottest Easter Monday on record across all 4 nations of the UK, TruGreen was breaking records of its own. Figures showed a fantastic rise on previous year revenue for […]

TruGreen Gloucestershire Wins Rookie Of The Year Award

A Gloucestershire based Lawncare company is celebrating after collecting a prestigious business award in franchising only 2 years into business. TruGreen Gloucestershire are left celebrating after scooping the “Rookie of the Year Award” at ServiceMaster Ltd.’s annual business awards ceremony. Rookie of the Year is awarded to new franchisees that have been in business for […]

Barbecue Season Etiquette

Today, the 4th July as well a being Independence Day in America, it’s also Barbecue Day! Hopefully, the clouds will subside, the rain will move on and the sun will shine down on your gardens, thus being able to light the barbecue. There are a few things you must do before and after you have […]

TruGreen is now in Guernsey!

TruGreen’s Newest Lawncare Professional has arrived and she’s here to “save grass, one lawn at a time!” On Friday 14th June, Natalie Cross successfully completed the TruGreen Training Academy and passed all external examinations to start her exciting journey as a member of the TruGreen franchisee network. After many years living in Lancashire and a […]

When Should You Water Your Lawn?

With the settled weather and increased temperatures, it is worth reminding yourselves of the best practices when applying water to a lawn. The grass plant does not need the amount of water some people think, as it is naturally designed to use moisture through rain efficiently. But if Mother Nature does not provide enough rain […]

National Gardening Week – Lawn Maintenance

All you keen and not so keen gardeners it’s National Gardening Week this week! There is no better time to be out and about in your garden sorting out your vegetable patches and of course, more importantly, your lawn! What Lawn Maintenance Do I Need To Do? There are a few tasks you can do […]

How to Celebrate Earth Day

Going green is easier than you may think and there are a few little things you can do every day to help save our precious earth. The little things that we can do to help save the environment, are the ones that make the biggest difference. 1.   Save water every day Conserving water is important because […]

Spring Lawn Diseases

Lawn diseases are very common in the UK due to the changes in weather, especially because of the changes in humidity. There are three main lawn diseases that you need to look out for during the springtime and here they are. The 3 main lawn diseases Microdochium Patch Microdochium Patch occurs most commonly in early […]