Grass: How to revive dead grass – how long to water grass – top tips

Grass often suffers during the summer months, as a result of rising temperatures. With the present heatwave many of us are trying to bring our dead and browning grass back to live. According to Popular Mechanics, it is possible to revive your sun scorched lawn. How to revive dead grass “It’s worth noting that a brown lawn isn’t always a dead lawn,” the website explains. “Look among the brown, straw-like grass for any surviving green shoots that signal there’s life in your old lawn yet.” First, you need to remove…

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Walking holidays: Jurassic Coast among best UK walks – top 10 revealed | Travel News | Travel

Getty Images Walking holidays: Jurassic Coast and West Highland Way among best UK walks – top 10 revealed Walking holidays are an excellent way to explore the great outdoors this summer and see the UK at its finest. Scottish endurance athlete and GP Dr Andrew Murray has visited over 100 countries but maintains that the UK is his favourite in the sheer diversity of places to walk and run. “For me, the opportunity to have classic cliff walks, rugged mountains and thousands of years of history right on my doorstep is…

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Holidays 2018: Britons are top tourists to Ireland reveals Europcar research  | Travel News | Travel

Holidays in 2018 see Britons emerge as the top tourists visit Ireland, new research reveals. In its third Annual Tourism Index, car rental company Europcar Ireland revealed current tourist attitudes and trends.  From visiting a traditional Irish pub to meeting up with family, the research reveals what makes a trip to Ireland one to remember. The Europcar Ireland research shows that 27 per cent of foreign tourists who visited Ireland last year came from the UK. Visitors from the US were second most attracted to the Emerald Isle, with Americans…

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Famous British landmarks: Survey reveals half of Britons can’t identify UK’s top monuments | Travel News | Travel

Famous British landmarks should be easy to recognise – after all they draw international tourists from all over the world – but a new study has shown that many Britons fail to identity even the most iconic buildings. A survey of 2,000 people in the UK was conducted by antique fireplace dealers Westland London to find out exactly how much they know about Britain’s famous monuments and landmarks.  The well-known sights included The Angel of the North, Westminster Abbey and Blackpool Tower. A surprising 55.5 per cent couldn’t identify famous national…

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Selling your home: The top UK cities for selling a £1 million property fast | Property | Life & Style

With taxes, stamp duty, uncertain buyers and agency fees, it can be difficult to sell your home, especially when it falls into the price bracket of £1 million or more. A recent report by Rightmove has revealed the top places in the UK for shifting homes quickly on the market for £1 million. The Office of National Statistics reported that the average selling price of a home in the UK is £224,000, a much lower amount than those with a £1 million asking price. These homes sell in an average…

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