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  1. LincsJohn

    Weed then feed, or the other way around?

    I'll get some photos taken; I was out in the garden today, but forgot! To busy digging. :)
    I'll get some photos taken; I was out in the garden today, but forgot! To busy digging. :)
    I'll get some photos taken; I was out in the garden today, but forgot! To busy digging. :)
    I'll get some photos taken; I was out in the garden today, but forgot! To busy digging. :)
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  2. Mane
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  3. hoofy

    New lawn from seed, when to test soil?

    Just thinking about my prep it has occurred to me that at the end of the garden, at the other side of the fence, there is a drop of around 6 feet down to a car park. The natural slope of the land...
    Just thinking about my prep it has occurred to me that at the end of the garden, at the other side of the fence, there is a drop of around 6 feet down to a car park. The natural slope of the land was cut into to make the car park level. Is this likely to cause the soil to drain too quickly?I'm...
    Just thinking about my prep it has occurred to me that at the end of the garden, at the other side of the fence, there is a drop of around 6 feet down to a car park. The natural slope of the land was cut into to make the car park level. Is this...
    Just thinking about my prep it has occurred to me that at the end of the garden, at the other side of the fence, there is a drop of around 6 feet down to a car park. The natural slope of the land...
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  4. Nicholas Burman

    Moss treatment Q

    The golden rule is to only spray what you need to, you should be able to avoid shrubs ie not covering them in spray. This applies to weed and feeds, herbicides, whatever you plan on doing. While...
    The golden rule is to only spray what you need to, you should be able to avoid shrubs ie not covering them in spray. This applies to weed and feeds, herbicides, whatever you plan on doing. While iron is not particularly harmful to shrubs if you follow the advice above it insures no harm is done.
    The golden rule is to only spray what you need to, you should be able to avoid shrubs ie not covering them in spray. This applies to weed and feeds, herbicides, whatever you plan on doing. While iron is not particularly harmful to shrubs if you...
    The golden rule is to only spray what you need to, you should be able to avoid shrubs ie not covering them in spray. This applies to weed and feeds, herbicides, whatever you plan on doing. While...
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  5. ricky101

    Lawn Thatch - Neudorff Clean Lawn

    Have a peep here and then ring to make sure they stock what you are after. Neudorff : Stockists
    Have a peep here and then ring to make sure they stock what you are after. Neudorff : Stockists
    Have a peep here and then ring to make sure they stock what you are after. Neudorff : Stockists
    Have a peep here and then ring to make sure they stock what you are after. Neudorff : Stockists
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  6. Gabriel Syme

    Best lawn-care sequence to proceed in?

    We tend to keep on top of the weeds - the problem is that many of the neighbours don't bother and so their lawns are breeding grounds for all kinds of weeds etc. The Evergreen is one layer of our...
    We tend to keep on top of the weeds - the problem is that many of the neighbours don't bother and so their lawns are breeding grounds for all kinds of weeds etc. The Evergreen is one layer of our anti-weed defence, others are plucking individual weeds and also spraying with lawn Resolva.But...
    We tend to keep on top of the weeds - the problem is that many of the neighbours don't bother and so their lawns are breeding grounds for all kinds of weeds etc. The Evergreen is one layer of our anti-weed defence, others are plucking individual...
    We tend to keep on top of the weeds - the problem is that many of the neighbours don't bother and so their lawns are breeding grounds for all kinds of weeds etc. The Evergreen is one layer of our...
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  7. TerryCTR

    New lawn, some advice please

    Thanks for the link, it was only put down towards the end of last summer so this is something on my list to make sure it’s kept in good condition moving forward
    Thanks for the link, it was only put down towards the end of last summer so this is something on my list to make sure it’s kept in good condition moving forward
    Thanks for the link, it was only put down towards the end of last summer so this is something on my list to make sure it’s kept in good condition moving forward
    Thanks for the link, it was only put down towards the end of last summer so this is something on my list to make sure it’s kept in good condition moving forward
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  8. hoofy

    Scarifying and patch magic.

    I would normally say it’s easier to stay with Evergreen products as you will have the settings for your spreader. They have changed a bit though and while they do a fert only it’s a high N which...
    I would normally say it’s easier to stay with Evergreen products as you will have the settings for your spreader. They have changed a bit though and while they do a fert only it’s a high N which I’m not keen on as it creates flush growth which can create issues. As it’s still early and as...
    I would normally say it’s easier to stay with Evergreen products as you will have the settings for your spreader. They have changed a bit though and while they do a fert only it’s a high N which I’m not keen on as it creates flush growth which...
    I would normally say it’s easier to stay with Evergreen products as you will have the settings for your spreader. They have changed a bit though and while they do a fert only it’s a high N which...
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  9. Mane

    lawn established last Oct but ruined

    thanks to you both for help
    thanks to you both for help
    thanks to you both for help
    thanks to you both for help
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  10. tim091

    Using weed killer after Mo Bactor?

    Thank you so much for taking the time to give all that information. Fantastically useful!
    Thank you so much for taking the time to give all that information. Fantastically useful!
    Thank you so much for taking the time to give all that information. Fantastically useful!
    Thank you so much for taking the time to give all that information. Fantastically useful!
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  11. Bob Duckodil

    Moss, weeds, bare patches, dead grass, where do I start?

    That’s interesting @Liz the pot . After this round of lawn treatment etc i will try out that Mo Bacter.
    That’s interesting @Liz the pot . After this round of lawn treatment etc i will try out that Mo Bacter.
    That’s interesting @Liz the pot . After this round of lawn treatment etc i will try out that Mo Bacter.
    That’s interesting @Liz the pot . After this round of lawn treatment etc i will try out that Mo Bacter.
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  12. Bob Duckodil

    Small holes and mounds in grass.

    Oh great, thanks for the replies
    Oh great, thanks for the replies
    Oh great, thanks for the replies
    Oh great, thanks for the replies
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  13. JustJim

    Lawn with moss.

    I love my moss in my lawn, the marbling effect. some here and there. I just cut the lawn as normal with my big ridding mower. with shade one expects some. finding the right shade grass seed is...
    I love my moss in my lawn, the marbling effect. some here and there. I just cut the lawn as normal with my big ridding mower. with shade one expects some. finding the right shade grass seed is important also.
    I love my moss in my lawn, the marbling effect. some here and there. I just cut the lawn as normal with my big ridding mower. with shade one expects some. finding the right shade grass seed is important also.
    I love my moss in my lawn, the marbling effect. some here and there. I just cut the lawn as normal with my big ridding mower. with shade one expects some. finding the right shade grass seed is...
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  14. Nicholas Burman

    Weeds before the grass

    Nicholas, use a lawn weed killer on them ...that’s my advice :) Digging them out is difficult.....dandelions have a long, long taproot. Left behind, only a small piece, will result in it growing...
    Nicholas, use a lawn weed killer on them ...that’s my advice :) Digging them out is difficult.....dandelions have a long, long taproot. Left behind, only a small piece, will result in it growing back. Here, I now have no need to use a lawn weed killer wholesale across the lawn ....I need only to...
    Nicholas, use a lawn weed killer on them ...that’s my advice :) Digging them out is difficult.....dandelions have a long, long taproot. Left behind, only a small piece, will result in it growing back. Here, I now have no need to use a lawn weed...
    Nicholas, use a lawn weed killer on them ...that’s my advice :) Digging them out is difficult.....dandelions have a long, long taproot. Left behind, only a small piece, will result in it growing...
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  15. Faye34667

    Is this a lost cause and I will need to returf?

    Hi Faye, thanks for posting back. Last summer was hot and I saw many a lawn damaged with feeds due to the heat and lack of water. If you fancy trying yourself to seed it’s fairly easy but do you...
    Hi Faye, thanks for posting back. Last summer was hot and I saw many a lawn damaged with feeds due to the heat and lack of water. If you fancy trying yourself to seed it’s fairly easy but do you mind posting a pic showing the lawn and it’s surrounding area as it might be a case of being too...
    Hi Faye, thanks for posting back. Last summer was hot and I saw many a lawn damaged with feeds due to the heat and lack of water. If you fancy trying yourself to seed it’s fairly easy but do you mind posting a pic showing the lawn and it’s ...
    Hi Faye, thanks for posting back. Last summer was hot and I saw many a lawn damaged with feeds due to the heat and lack of water. If you fancy trying yourself to seed it’s fairly easy but do you...
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  16. Mohsin Khan

    Lawn using seed help

    Hiya Mohsin :) Welcome:) Hmmm! I love my lawns and always suggest folks have an area of grass if possible in their gardens but even a shade mixture could struggle there. Perhaps others will suggest...
    Hiya Mohsin :) Welcome:) Hmmm! I love my lawns and always suggest folks have an area of grass if possible in their gardens but even a shade mixture could struggle there. Perhaps others will suggest shade mixtures and you could try them but have you thought of an alternative to grass? Not keen on...
    Hiya Mohsin :) Welcome:) Hmmm! I love my lawns and always suggest folks have an area of grass if possible in their gardens but even a shade mixture could struggle there. Perhaps others will suggest shade mixtures and you could try them but have you...
    Hiya Mohsin :) Welcome:) Hmmm! I love my lawns and always suggest folks have an area of grass if possible in their gardens but even a shade mixture could struggle there. Perhaps others will suggest...
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  17. tristanstartsgardening

    It is practical to maintain the lawn yourself?

    I looked into having our lawn looked after by one of the franchised lawn maintenance companies and the cost was more than I was prepared to pay (think it was around £70 a month five or so years...
    I looked into having our lawn looked after by one of the franchised lawn maintenance companies and the cost was more than I was prepared to pay (think it was around £70 a month five or so years ago). Having dogs, our lawn will never be perfect but a twice yearly feed, regular mowing and scarify...
    I looked into having our lawn looked after by one of the franchised lawn maintenance companies and the cost was more than I was prepared to pay (think it was around £70 a month five or so years ago). Having dogs, our lawn will never be perfect...
    I looked into having our lawn looked after by one of the franchised lawn maintenance companies and the cost was more than I was prepared to pay (think it was around £70 a month five or so years...
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  18. Nicholas Burman

    After the scarifier

    Yes! I have to agree with Verdun regarding a general purpose seed mix, thanks to horticultural science. Much of my time caring for grass related to sports areas etc. At that time a good...
    Yes! I have to agree with Verdun regarding a general purpose seed mix, thanks to horticultural science. Much of my time caring for grass related to sports areas etc. At that time a good knowledge of various grass seed was a must. Usually for a hardwearing turf, a mix of rye, yorkshire fog and...
    Yes! I have to agree with Verdun regarding a general purpose seed mix, thanks to horticultural science. Much of my time caring for grass related to sports areas etc. At that time a good knowledge of various grass seed was a must. Usually for a...
    Yes! I have to agree with Verdun regarding a general purpose seed mix, thanks to horticultural science. Much of my time caring for grass related to sports areas etc. At that time a good...
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  19. Nicholas Burman

    Going up the slope

    Hi Nicholas , what about low shrub roses which would cascade down ?
    Hi Nicholas , what about low shrub roses which would cascade down ?
    Hi Nicholas , what about low shrub roses which would cascade down ?
    Hi Nicholas , what about low shrub roses which would cascade down ?
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  20. Passport1

    What to do with Lawn

    As Sandy stated you should be able to get a basic ph tester at a local garden centre and then you do a plotted test and record the results. Iron is great at controlling moss but you can alter the...
    As Sandy stated you should be able to get a basic ph tester at a local garden centre and then you do a plotted test and record the results. Iron is great at controlling moss but you can alter the soil levels if too much is applied but you would have to apply a lot over time for this. Moss is a...
    As Sandy stated you should be able to get a basic ph tester at a local garden centre and then you do a plotted test and record the results. Iron is great at controlling moss but you can alter the soil levels if too much is applied but you would...
    As Sandy stated you should be able to get a basic ph tester at a local garden centre and then you do a plotted test and record the results. Iron is great at controlling moss but you can alter the...
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