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All About Cathedral Gardens

Completed by the MARTIN team with Landscape Architect Parkhood and Belfast City Council, the newly developed Cathedral Gardens in Belfast City Centre was officially opened by Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Frank McCoubery in August 2020. The £300,000 project set out to provide a multi-functional public space for the city, developing the existing Cathedral Gardens…

How to Remove Turf – 3 Ways To Remove Grass

The common phrase ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ has never been truer when it comes to laying artificial grass to your space. Whilst there are many crucial steps involved in the process of laying artificial grass, the most important is the first step which for many is removing the grass or turf that currently…

How to Clean Your Artificial Grass

Artificial lawns are meant to last. They can withstand all weathers and can survive wear and tear too, all with little maintenance which is what makes them such a popular choice for many homeowners. Whilst very little maintenance is required to keep your artificial lawn in top condition, it is still wise that you clean…

How Much Does Artificial Grass Cost in 2021?

Artificial grass is a popular choice for many as it is low maintenance but high quality and is ideal for homes with children or pets. With many more people choosing to invest and install an artificial lawn, the cost of doing so is a common question asked. However, it isn’t just the cost of the…

Product Focus: Pet 28

This month we are focusing on our Pet 28 artificial grass. The grass is a lovely mid-ranged product perfect for family gardens with pet dogs. Pet 28 is one of our most innovative products. It has been specifically designed to be used in conjunction with our ZeoZorb product and is the perfect solution for anyone…

Spring is in the air

Spring Garden

We’re finally free from the shackles of the cold winter, and we’re ready to immerse ourselves in the splendour of spring! Thankfully, the days are getting longer, and the temperature is rising – and better still, conditions for gardening are improving by the day! So, what do the keen outdoorsman of the world have to…

Britain’s waterlogged gardens

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The year is still very much in its infancy, but it feels like the UK has already seen enough rainfall in 2020 to take us through to next year. First came Storm Brendan in January, which was swiftly followed up by Ciara, and then most recently Dennis to really wash away any of that leftover…

Top tips for gardening in February

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All homeowners in the UK love their gardens. The outdoor space we have to relax and entertain friends in is key to our homes. Over Winter, our gardens can be battered by the poor weather and become a little unruly. As we head through February, now is the ideal time to head outside and start…

Roses are red…. or are they?

  Roses have long been used as a symbol of love, and with Valentines Day upon us, romance is definitely in the air. The giving of roses as a token of affection has long been a tradition, but different colours have different meanings and significance attached to them. In the ‘language of flowers’, the colour…

Grow your own vegetables using kitchen scraps

gardening on artificial grass

If you’re thinking about installing an artificial grass lawn in your garden but are worried that you won’t be able to grow your own vegetables, fear not. There are plenty of life-hacks out there to help you with vegetable growing even if you don’t have a garden or outdoor area – and many of these…

Christmas Gifts for the Garden Lover

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When it comes to choosing Christmas gifts, some people are especially hard to buy for. But, for gardening enthusiasts, the good news is you’re spoiled for choice. Here are a few garden gifts ideas to consider for all Christmas gardeners. Plant pots Plant pots come in really handy for any gardener, and with a wide…

Black Friday Discounts

Black Friday Sale promotion display / sticker

It’s that time of year again! Check out some of our fantastic deals during this Black Friday period! We’re offering you discounts of up to 40% across a selection of our most popular artificial grass.