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  1. Kevin Cowans

    First Lawn Cut of the Year?

    A rotary mower cuts damp grass ok, and you really should not cut too close on the first ones of the season.
    A rotary mower cuts damp grass ok, and you really should not cut too close on the first ones of the season.
    A rotary mower cuts damp grass ok, and you really should not cut too close on the first ones of the season.
    A rotary mower cuts damp grass ok, and you really should not cut too close on the first ones of the season.
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  2. Clo_E

    Have I killed my new lawn

    Thank you so much!
    Thank you so much!
    Thank you so much!
    Thank you so much!
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  3. Nuno

    Lawn is virtually all moss and weeds

    Treat with ferric sulphate as Lawn sand before you scarify, otherwise you are distributing moss spores, which will spread the moss. Allow 14-21 days before raking. The moss will blacken. This does...
    Treat with ferric sulphate as Lawn sand before you scarify, otherwise you are distributing moss spores, which will spread the moss. Allow 14-21 days before raking. The moss will blacken. This does not leave a problem free area, because the conditions that allow moss persist. See above. Improve...
    Treat with ferric sulphate as Lawn sand before you scarify, otherwise you are distributing moss spores, which will spread the moss. Allow 14-21 days before raking. The moss will blacken. This does not leave a problem free area, because the...
    Treat with ferric sulphate as Lawn sand before you scarify, otherwise you are distributing moss spores, which will spread the moss. Allow 14-21 days before raking. The moss will blacken. This does...
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  4. grooster

    Help and advice needed with a lawn please

    If the problem is leatherjackets; then there is a nematode treatment you can water on. Soil temperature needs to be high enough. There is a similar treatment for chafer beetle grubs.
    If the problem is leatherjackets; then there is a nematode treatment you can water on. Soil temperature needs to be high enough. There is a similar treatment for chafer beetle grubs.
    If the problem is leatherjackets; then there is a nematode treatment you can water on. Soil temperature needs to be high enough. There is a similar treatment for chafer beetle grubs.
    If the problem is leatherjackets; then there is a nematode treatment you can water on. Soil temperature needs to be high enough. There is a similar treatment for chafer beetle grubs.
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  5. garden_novice

    Partial Lawn Replacement Advice

    OK, thanks for the comments everyone, I have a better picture now.Just two further questions before I contact the Bloke...* If I ask him to reseed it, what sort of month would it be when it...
    OK, thanks for the comments everyone, I have a better picture now.Just two further questions before I contact the Bloke...* If I ask him to reseed it, what sort of month would it be when it started to look like actual grass, rather than just bare earth? * If I asked him to returf it, what...
    OK, thanks for the comments everyone, I have a better picture now.Just two further questions before I contact the Bloke...* If I ask him to reseed it, what sort of month would it be when it started to look like actual grass, rather than just...
    OK, thanks for the comments everyone, I have a better picture now.Just two further questions before I contact the Bloke...* If I ask him to reseed it, what sort of month would it be when it...
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  6. Joanna Louise

    What Is Happening To My Grass?

    Just for curiosity try putting some black polythene over the patch and leave overnight,in the morning turn it over and see if there are any critters there:blue thumb: may need to try t a couple of times.
    Just for curiosity try putting some black polythene over the patch and leave overnight,in the morning turn it over and see if there are any critters there:blue thumb: may need to try t a couple of times.
    Just for curiosity try putting some black polythene over the patch and leave overnight,in the morning turn it over and see if there are any critters there:blue thumb: may need to try t a couple of times.
    Just for curiosity try putting some black polythene over the patch and leave overnight,in the morning turn it over and see if there are any critters there:blue thumb: may need to try t a couple of times.
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  7. AmandaJ

    Terrible lawn…help please

    Yes they will be worm casts, at this time of year they do make a mess. In a way they do long term good as they aerate the soil and indicate it is in good health.
    Yes they will be worm casts, at this time of year they do make a mess. In a way they do long term good as they aerate the soil and indicate it is in good health.
    Yes they will be worm casts, at this time of year they do make a mess. In a way they do long term good as they aerate the soil and indicate it is in good health.
    Yes they will be worm casts, at this time of year they do make a mess. In a way they do long term good as they aerate the soil and indicate it is in good health.
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  8. NoviceGardener2023

    New Build Lawn Advice - 12 weeks in

    I'm not sure which is best first and your welcome.
    I'm not sure which is best first and your welcome.
    I'm not sure which is best first and your welcome.
    I'm not sure which is best first and your welcome.
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  9. MaMu

    New Lawn Prep and Fertilisation

    Yes - fresh manure is no good for any plant, including turf or grass seed. If the soil's good already, it would be fine to just rake it over or give it a bit of forking to loosen it all, and then...
    Yes - fresh manure is no good for any plant, including turf or grass seed. If the soil's good already, it would be fine to just rake it over or give it a bit of forking to loosen it all, and then do the usual levelling and firming for the turf. You could keep all the manure for your beds and...
    Yes - fresh manure is no good for any plant, including turf or grass seed. If the soil's good already, it would be fine to just rake it over or give it a bit of forking to loosen it all, and then do the usual levelling and firming for the turf....
    Yes - fresh manure is no good for any plant, including turf or grass seed. If the soil's good already, it would be fine to just rake it over or give it a bit of forking to loosen it all, and then...
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  10. Battynatty

    Lawn replacement

    If it were mine( oh I wish!), I would continue the mowing regime including the fortnightly, cut to 30mm and let the clippings remain.On a bi-monthly visit, I should spot weed, concentrating on...
    If it were mine( oh I wish!), I would continue the mowing regime including the fortnightly, cut to 30mm and let the clippings remain.On a bi-monthly visit, I should spot weed, concentrating on preventing any going to seed. This could be by chemical/vinegar or daisy grubber*.Concentrate upon a...
    If it were mine( oh I wish!), I would continue the mowing regime including the fortnightly, cut to 30mm and let the clippings remain.On a bi-monthly visit, I should spot weed, concentrating on preventing any going to seed. This could be by...
    If it were mine( oh I wish!), I would continue the mowing regime including the fortnightly, cut to 30mm and let the clippings remain.On a bi-monthly visit, I should spot weed, concentrating on...
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  11. Paul L.

    Levelling a lawn

    I find grass will grow through if you only have a slight depression any thing more than an inch and it might struggle. It's best done when the grass is growing strongly, spring mostly.You need...
    I find grass will grow through if you only have a slight depression any thing more than an inch and it might struggle. It's best done when the grass is growing strongly, spring mostly.You need to keep it damp.
    I find grass will grow through if you only have a slight depression any thing more than an inch and it might struggle. It's best done when the grass is growing strongly, spring mostly.You need to keep it damp.
    I find grass will grow through if you only have a slight depression any thing more than an inch and it might struggle. It's best done when the grass is growing strongly, spring mostly.You need...
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  12. Monty33

    Ant Nematodes

    Ants have never bothered us whatsoever and we eat most of our meals outside. I think they could possibly become an issue if you were sitting on the ground in traditional picnic fashion, but we eat...
    Ants have never bothered us whatsoever and we eat most of our meals outside. I think they could possibly become an issue if you were sitting on the ground in traditional picnic fashion, but we eat seated at a table so never an issue.We too have lots of ants in our lawns, paths and borders and...
    Ants have never bothered us whatsoever and we eat most of our meals outside. I think they could possibly become an issue if you were sitting on the ground in traditional picnic fashion, but we eat seated at a table so never an issue.We too have...
    Ants have never bothered us whatsoever and we eat most of our meals outside. I think they could possibly become an issue if you were sitting on the ground in traditional picnic fashion, but we eat...
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  13. Simon M

    Have I killed some lawn with mould spray?!

    Great, thanks again and for the welcome :)
    Great, thanks again and for the welcome :)
    Great, thanks again and for the welcome :)
    Great, thanks again and for the welcome :)
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  14. Henry9898

    Please help identify this on my lawn...

    Could well be one of the slime moulds. If so, harmless and short lived. Slime moulds on lawns / RHS Gardening
    Could well be one of the slime moulds. If so, harmless and short lived. Slime moulds on lawns / RHS Gardening
    Could well be one of the slime moulds. If so, harmless and short lived. Slime moulds on lawns / RHS Gardening
    Could well be one of the slime moulds. If so, harmless and short lived. Slime moulds on lawns / RHS Gardening
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  15. Wilks

    Help identify lawn issue

    As I said earlier, I'm no grass expert, mine is mostly weeds.:biggrin: I just tend to know a bit about the basics.My personal approach would be, scarify, feed and water and keep cut, and see how it...
    As I said earlier, I'm no grass expert, mine is mostly weeds.:biggrin: I just tend to know a bit about the basics.My personal approach would be, scarify, feed and water and keep cut, and see how it goes.I think if you want to overseed, it might be best to wait a month or so, although it has been like...
    As I said earlier, I'm no grass expert, mine is mostly weeds.:biggrin: I just tend to know a bit about the basics.My personal approach would be, scarify, feed and water and keep cut, and see how it goes.I think if you want to overseed, it might be...
    As I said earlier, I'm no grass expert, mine is mostly weeds.:biggrin: I just tend to know a bit about the basics.My personal approach would be, scarify, feed and water and keep cut, and see how it...
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  16. Drozich

    Recently re-seeded lawn - brown patches

    Looking at the pic again, I don't see any really problematic weeds. I'm afraid weeds are a given when establishing new grass. But I wouldn't worry unless there's anything particularly challenging...
    Looking at the pic again, I don't see any really problematic weeds. I'm afraid weeds are a given when establishing new grass. But I wouldn't worry unless there's anything particularly challenging like brambles in there. Once the grass is stronger and you start mowing regularly, the weeds will...
    Looking at the pic again, I don't see any really problematic weeds. I'm afraid weeds are a given when establishing new grass. But I wouldn't worry unless there's anything particularly challenging like brambles in there. Once the grass is stronger...
    Looking at the pic again, I don't see any really problematic weeds. I'm afraid weeds are a given when establishing new grass. But I wouldn't worry unless there's anything particularly challenging...
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  17. ArcticFox1977

    Clover lawn

    I think it will depend upon the specific clover and how short you have mown it. Like many young plants, if you remove tip and all axial shoots, it will struggle to renew. Mature plants of some...
    I think it will depend upon the specific clover and how short you have mown it. Like many young plants, if you remove tip and all axial shoots, it will struggle to renew. Mature plants of some varieties have a stolon stem from which it can produce new leaves, roots and flowers, and so survive a...
    I think it will depend upon the specific clover and how short you have mown it. Like many young plants, if you remove tip and all axial shoots, it will struggle to renew. Mature plants of some varieties have a stolon stem from which it can...
    I think it will depend upon the specific clover and how short you have mown it. Like many young plants, if you remove tip and all axial shoots, it will struggle to renew. Mature plants of some...
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  18. Jack Snakes

    New lawn prep

    Thank you
    Thank you
    Thank you
    Thank you
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  19. ricky101

    Lawn Overseeding and Cutting ?

    Like everyone else we all seem to have rotary type mowers these days which might suck up the seed rather than the cylinder mowers .Generally pre-germinate the grass seed in a bit of fine...
    Like everyone else we all seem to have rotary type mowers these days which might suck up the seed rather than the cylinder mowers .Generally pre-germinate the grass seed in a bit of fine compost, just enough so you see the very fine roots emerging; they do seem to establish quicker before the...
    Like everyone else we all seem to have rotary type mowers these days which might suck up the seed rather than the cylinder mowers .Generally pre-germinate the grass seed in a bit of fine compost, just enough so you see the very fine roots...
    Like everyone else we all seem to have rotary type mowers these days which might suck up the seed rather than the cylinder mowers .Generally pre-germinate the grass seed in a bit of fine...
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  20. Drahcir

    Weedkiller that does not kill moss or grass?

    Yes. Same stuff. Inevitably you will have a bald patch the size of the rosette after it dies, but that will fill in with something else fairly quickly if we ever get any rain. As you have small...
    Yes. Same stuff. Inevitably you will have a bald patch the size of the rosette after it dies, but that will fill in with something else fairly quickly if we ever get any rain. As you have small syringes, they work just as well, if not better. You dont even need the blunt needle. I've actually...
    Yes. Same stuff. Inevitably you will have a bald patch the size of the rosette after it dies, but that will fill in with something else fairly quickly if we ever get any rain. As you have small syringes, they work just as well, if not better. ...
    Yes. Same stuff. Inevitably you will have a bald patch the size of the rosette after it dies, but that will fill in with something else fairly quickly if we ever get any rain. As you have small...
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