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The Mediterranean coast of France has its own special weatherFrance Weather

France's Climate, annual temperatures and the Spanish Costas own unique weather
and soil typesSoil Testing

What type of soil do you have? We test soil types and soil pH. We also have a soil analysis postal service
. It is not the same as anywhere else in the world. So browsing the internet for help with your lawn problems, results in either UK solutions or American solutions - neither are truly representative of the growing conditions in our Spanish Climate. We specialise in grass for Lawns in France. We provide advice to lawn owners and grass products to Gardeners, Villa Owners, Urbanisations, Management Companies and Golf, Tennis and Bowls Clubs. 

How green is your lawn? Give it a health check online and rate it now!  This lawn is pretty much ok with a good green colour and 100% coverage. Well done! The colour of this lawn is still ok, but - have you tried our Summer Fertiliser for a quick boost? Starting to get patchy. This needs treatment before it gets out of hand. Left untreated patches generally get bigger This is becoming a patchy lawn. Weeds are invited to get established in the bald area. This or your gardener needs immediate attention You are now at the 50% point. This lawn has been neglected for a long time. Will only get worse. There is a serious problem with either the owner or the gardener. Phone for a Customised Lawn Repair Project. The lawn isn't the problem - I would seriously consider concrete or therapy for the owner.

The Lawn story so far
lawns in france Most peoples' experiences with real lawns in their garden in France, start with the dream of a lawn like the one on the left. So they purchase turf or the cheapest option, purchasing lawn seed mixtures. 

After the initial euphoria the drudge of watering becomes too much effort, and (generally to the detriment of the lawn) the watering is reduced to a minimum. This inevitably means that the finer greener grasses die and the coarser grasses survive until the next watering. Unfortunately now the lawn only contains mostly unwanted coarse grasses, it looks patchy and it doesn't look like a   new lawnNew Lawn

More information to help create beautiful lawns in France - Planting and creating a new lawn, ground preparation including killing weeds, lawn planting, leveling, raking, rolling and soil testing.
any more. Our grasses have been chosen to meet most peoples needs for a green lawn in France.

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If you have chosen to lay turf, more than likely it is because you wanted an immediate solution for a green instant lawnInstant Lawn

Planting an instant lawn with grass plugs, a more cost effective lawn solution for an instant lawn.
. Turf is not easily found in France because its maintenance prior to sale is so high. Nobody wants to buy yellow or dead looking turf, so the turf grower has to constantly maintain its look with water and fertilizer until it is sold. When you lay your newly purchased turf lawn, this instant solution looks great but immediately requires copious amounts of water EVERY DAY to maintain its lush green look. After the initial period, watering your new lawnNew Lawn

More information to help create beautiful lawns in France - Planting and creating a new lawn, ground preparation including killing weeds, lawn planting, leveling, raking, rolling and soil testing.
(whether a lawn sprinkler system or lawn irrigation system is installed or not) is skimped on or reduced, and the lawn suffers. Basically things go from great to not so great and eventually a very patchy substandard lawn is the result. Because of the expense of water in France, most people at this point either give up and put gravel down or concrete the area.

If you chose lawn seed for your new lawnNew Lawn

More information to help create beautiful lawns in France - Planting and creating a new lawn, ground preparation including killing weeds, lawn planting, leveling, raking, rolling and soil testing.
, then after daily attempts to keep the lawn seed from drying out, the result (after the birds and the ants) is a disappointing, patchy grass solution that has resulted in disappointment. Then re-seeding to fill in the gaps is necessary. Also, be prepared for more weed because lawn grass seed can contain up to 5% of weed seeds!

Our green grass plugs are a great solution for a beautiful green garden lawn in France. They are not cuttings, but completely rooted grass plants. The lawn begins modestly and cheaply, with no failures, it's NOT an instant lawnInstant Lawn

Planting an instant lawn with grass plugs, a more cost effective lawn solution for an instant lawn.
solution, it's like a good wine, it gets better with time. The investment in your lawn can start from as little as 2 euros per M2. After watering the green grass plugs for the first three weeks after planting you do not need to water again (except for prolonged periods of draught), thus eliminating the need for expensive irrigation systems. However after the 3 - 4 week point you may want to continue watering until the green grass plugs join up into an established lawn. This greatly speeds up the timescale for a complete lawn and increases the return from your investment. 

Because of the deep roots, our green grasses are drought resistant and thrive in hot, dry conditions. The lawn actually gets better with time. Once established, our green grasses grow slowly and need much less cutting. They do not propagate easily from seed, therefore we propagate the grass for you, and once established the grass is ready to transplant into your new or old lawn. You don't need any more than this for a wonderful green perfect lawn in less than one season, and depending on the planting distancesSpacing Examples

Planting Grass Plugs, Grass Plugs, Spacing Examples
can be much less.

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Once your grass plugs are planted your lawn just gets better.

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