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Buy lawn worm cast solution from Avant Garden Centre

Grassclippings - Avant Garden CentreWhat makes Avant Garden Centre different is their friendly, knowledgeable approach to offering advice and guidance on most garden-related problems.

With specialist help available from their plant manager Diane Harrison, who many of you will know as BBC Radio Lancashire‘s popular gardening expert, you will almost always find an easy and practical solution to gardening dilemmas.  Like most garden centres today, their business is not just gardening.  What's more, Avant Garden Centre have recently become stockist of CastClear, the non-pesticide lawn worm cast deterrent for lawns.

They have tried to make your experience more enjoyable by providing a welcoming place to enjoy a home-cooked meal with great coffee in interesting surroundings.  They have embraced the talent of their local artistic community which can be viewed in Cafe Gallery and now proudly offer courses in a wide variety of artistic techniques.

It is not the activity of the worms naturally aerating the soil beneath the grass surface, but the detrimental effect of their casts that cause the problems. The soil making up the casts is very slimy as it consists of soil and the natural secretions from the worm’s digestive system. Left on the surface of the lawn, the casts will be smeared across the grass through the actions of mowing and walking on the lawn.

The end result is that worms are capable of pushing up an incredible volume of soil by way of their casts so it does not take long for the surface of the lawn to become really muddy and slippery. Over time the worm casts smear the grasses and you end up with no lawn, muddy platform shoes, muddy paw prints from the dog coming back into the kitchen and muddy children. 

CastClear is a NEW organic and unique combination of nutrient materials that have been clearly shown to reduce worm-cast levels on lawns large and small. 

It is unique in using a surfactant system that moves the nutrient into the upper soil structure and fixes it there providing good persistence of deterrent effect until breaking down to natural nutrients absorbed by plant roots.

As the soil air to water ratio changes in the more traditional autumn months, you will notice an increase in worm cast activity. The wetter the autumn or winter, the greater the worm activity will be. The root zone of the lawn will become spongy as the worms undermine the upper surface and mowing will become difficult, especially with a cylinder mower. The use of the lawn will diminish as a result of the difficult surface conditions.

So should you live locally to Avant Garden Centre based on the Wigan Road in Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 5XW you can now go and collect some CastClear, browse their fantastic garden centre and have a cup of coffee too!

Gardening Which? have recently updated their trial work on CastClear stating that it kept their trial lawn clear of worm casts for 17 days.

View CastClear, Garden Centre and online Stockists in your area.






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