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  1. daveyB9523

    Hearing protection for lawn mowing

    The modern moulding earplugs don't shut out all sound Mike they just reduce it, so bikers would hear the 'blue's and two's'.
    The modern moulding earplugs don't shut out all sound Mike they just reduce it, so bikers would hear the 'blue's and two's'.
    The modern moulding earplugs don't shut out all sound Mike they just reduce it, so bikers would hear the 'blue's and two's'.
    The modern moulding earplugs don't shut out all sound Mike they just reduce it, so bikers would hear the 'blue's and two's'.
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  2. Lou55

    Does this look like topsoil please?

    If you check out the forum thread in off topic, 'Your day (apart from gardening) what took place' You'll see appropriate discussions Guy ;)
    If you check out the forum thread in off topic, 'Your day (apart from gardening) what took place' You'll see appropriate discussions Guy ;)
    If you check out the forum thread in off topic, 'Your day (apart from gardening) what took place' You'll see appropriate discussions Guy ;)
    If you check out the forum thread in off topic, 'Your day (apart from gardening) what took place' You'll see appropriate discussions Guy ;)
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  3. HarryS

    What cordless lawnmower?

    Great stuff HarryS. I had a little Bosch one that lasted 6 years of throwing it about doing awkward lawns and went pop in the end with smoke! Can’t complain, it worked hard. Can’t go wrong for...
    Great stuff HarryS. I had a little Bosch one that lasted 6 years of throwing it about doing awkward lawns and went pop in the end with smoke! Can’t complain, it worked hard. Can’t go wrong for £280, should be just right for your needs.
    Great stuff HarryS. I had a little Bosch one that lasted 6 years of throwing it about doing awkward lawns and went pop in the end with smoke! Can’t complain, it worked hard. Can’t go wrong for £280, should be just right for your needs.
    Great stuff HarryS. I had a little Bosch one that lasted 6 years of throwing it about doing awkward lawns and went pop in the end with smoke! Can’t complain, it worked hard. Can’t go wrong for...
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  4. tim091

    Can I use Chempak No 8 as autumn lawn feed?

    Thanks ARMANDII, good question. My reasoning was purely to give the new seed the best chance possible to get established over winter. Also, it hasn't been fed since Spring and the soil is pretty...
    Thanks ARMANDII, good question. My reasoning was purely to give the new seed the best chance possible to get established over winter. Also, it hasn't been fed since Spring and the soil is pretty poor (compacted chalky/clay) with lots of tree roots.
    Thanks ARMANDII, good question. My reasoning was purely to give the new seed the best chance possible to get established over winter. Also, it hasn't been fed since Spring and the soil is pretty poor (compacted chalky/clay) with lots of tree roots.
    Thanks ARMANDII, good question. My reasoning was purely to give the new seed the best chance possible to get established over winter. Also, it hasn't been fed since Spring and the soil is pretty...
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  5. Lizzie Rose

    Lawn over old patio

    Brilliant thank you!
    Brilliant thank you!
    Brilliant thank you!
    Brilliant thank you!
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  6. Max6389

    Remove weed from lawn

    Hello thanks for your answers. I have looked up Herb Robert and I think Macraignil2 is correct. The leaves on this are rather pungent and I had plants that looked like this in a wild section of...
    Hello thanks for your answers. I have looked up Herb Robert and I think Macraignil2 is correct. The leaves on this are rather pungent and I had plants that looked like this in a wild section of the garden so think it may have seeded.
    Hello thanks for your answers. I have looked up Herb Robert and I think Macraignil2 is correct. The leaves on this are rather pungent and I had plants that looked like this in a wild section of the garden so think it may have seeded.
    Hello thanks for your answers. I have looked up Herb Robert and I think Macraignil2 is correct. The leaves on this are rather pungent and I had plants that looked like this in a wild section of...
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  7. Richatd foran

    Cement mixed into soil?

    Most of them would but they don't always do so.I would also have expected to see some evidence of the dabs by them leaving circles.
    Most of them would but they don't always do so.I would also have expected to see some evidence of the dabs by them leaving circles.
    Most of them would but they don't always do so.I would also have expected to see some evidence of the dabs by them leaving circles.
    Most of them would but they don't always do so.I would also have expected to see some evidence of the dabs by them leaving circles.
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  8. weedaway

    Grass Choices

    My previous post for where I got mine from.Buying grass seed online - a recommendationI got the fine quality grass. It's pretty well established by now. Being very fine too, it's less work to...
    My previous post for where I got mine from.Buying grass seed online - a recommendationI got the fine quality grass. It's pretty well established by now. Being very fine too, it's less work to cut. Depends on how much traffic you're likely to have on the lawn though.
    My previous post for where I got mine from.Buying grass seed online - a recommendationI got the fine quality grass. It's pretty well established by now. Being very fine too, it's less work to cut. Depends on how much traffic you're likely to...
    My previous post for where I got mine from.Buying grass seed online - a recommendationI got the fine quality grass. It's pretty well established by now. Being very fine too, it's less work to...
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  9. E Stevenson

    Weeds in Lawn

    That looks good to me. :thumbsup: Using topsoil or compost is okay. I said compost because if you have to buy it, it's cheaper than topsoil.It's time consuming isn't it? The small jobs always seem to...
    That looks good to me. :thumbsup: Using topsoil or compost is okay. I said compost because if you have to buy it, it's cheaper than topsoil.It's time consuming isn't it? The small jobs always seem to take a long time. :)
    That looks good to me. :thumbsup: Using topsoil or compost is okay. I said compost because if you have to buy it, it's cheaper than topsoil.It's time consuming isn't it? The small jobs always seem to take a long time. :)
    That looks good to me. :thumbsup: Using topsoil or compost is okay. I said compost because if you have to buy it, it's cheaper than topsoil.It's time consuming isn't it? The small jobs always seem to...
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  10. slimzee

    Leveling dip in the lawn

    Totally going to do this H shape! I was about to post asking for advice then saw this, so thank you! Although the dip I need to raise is probably 1m+ circular :doh:
    Totally going to do this H shape! I was about to post asking for advice then saw this, so thank you! Although the dip I need to raise is probably 1m+ circular :doh:
    Totally going to do this H shape! I was about to post asking for advice then saw this, so thank you! Although the dip I need to raise is probably 1m+ circular :doh:
    Totally going to do this H shape! I was about to post asking for advice then saw this, so thank you! Although the dip I need to raise is probably 1m+ circular :doh:
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  11. Grey-ghost

    Selective Weedkiller Recommendations

    My plan is to apply a selective weed killer, scarify then top dress and seed. I may also hire a hollow tine machine to air the lawn.
    My plan is to apply a selective weed killer, scarify then top dress and seed. I may also hire a hollow tine machine to air the lawn.
    My plan is to apply a selective weed killer, scarify then top dress and seed. I may also hire a hollow tine machine to air the lawn.
    My plan is to apply a selective weed killer, scarify then top dress and seed. I may also hire a hollow tine machine to air the lawn.
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  12. Scudo

    Help identify lawn weed.

    I’ve had this, I dug it up, added topsoil and seeded the areas, looks great now
    I’ve had this, I dug it up, added topsoil and seeded the areas, looks great now
    I’ve had this, I dug it up, added topsoil and seeded the areas, looks great now
    I’ve had this, I dug it up, added topsoil and seeded the areas, looks great now
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  13. Addy

    Neglected Lawn - can this be fixed?

    Hi, We had a very similar problem with a semi dead lawn which was also full of weeds.. We used a selective weedkiller on what was left, scarified well once that had done its job (we have a Mantis...
    Hi, We had a very similar problem with a semi dead lawn which was also full of weeds.. We used a selective weedkiller on what was left, scarified well once that had done its job (we have a Mantis with scarifying attachment - brilliant back saver). As the lawn area was rather dry - the hot dry...
    Hi, We had a very similar problem with a semi dead lawn which was also full of weeds.. We used a selective weedkiller on what was left, scarified well once that had done its job (we have a Mantis with scarifying attachment - brilliant back...
    Hi, We had a very similar problem with a semi dead lawn which was also full of weeds.. We used a selective weedkiller on what was left, scarified well once that had done its job (we have a Mantis...
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  14. Bfm

    Large trench for hedging / shrubs

    Thank you very much. Very informative and something for me to think about
    Thank you very much. Very informative and something for me to think about
    Thank you very much. Very informative and something for me to think about
    Thank you very much. Very informative and something for me to think about
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  15. fred88

    Fusarium?

    Hi All, this has been going on for a while and some of the lawn has died completely, other parts look like the photos, but I suspect will go the same way. I've treated the whole lawn with the...
    Hi All, this has been going on for a while and some of the lawn has died completely, other parts look like the photos, but I suspect will go the same way. I've treated the whole lawn with the Bayer Lawn Disease Control product and some areas have improved but not all, as the photo's show. I do...
    Hi All, this has been going on for a while and some of the lawn has died completely, other parts look like the photos, but I suspect will go the same way. I've treated the whole lawn with the Bayer Lawn Disease Control product and some areas have...
    Hi All, this has been going on for a while and some of the lawn has died completely, other parts look like the photos, but I suspect will go the same way. I've treated the whole lawn with the...
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  16. MUFC68908

    Bringing lawn back to life.

    Not quite the same thing, but the same idea. Worth a shot.
    Not quite the same thing, but the same idea. Worth a shot.
    Not quite the same thing, but the same idea. Worth a shot.
    Not quite the same thing, but the same idea. Worth a shot.
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  17. ric1982

    Buying topsoil advice

    Typically a bulk bag is a little under a cubic metre. Most places seem to reckon 0.9m^3. If you want 5cm depth over that area, you're looking at 3 bags full. (Black sheep not included.)Putting...
    Typically a bulk bag is a little under a cubic metre. Most places seem to reckon 0.9m^3. If you want 5cm depth over that area, you're looking at 3 bags full. (Black sheep not included.)Putting in extra height on your garden, do make sure you've got heights right for paths, patios and anything...
    Typically a bulk bag is a little under a cubic metre. Most places seem to reckon 0.9m^3. If you want 5cm depth over that area, you're looking at 3 bags full. (Black sheep not included.)Putting in extra height on your garden, do make sure you've...
    Typically a bulk bag is a little under a cubic metre. Most places seem to reckon 0.9m^3. If you want 5cm depth over that area, you're looking at 3 bags full. (Black sheep not included.)Putting...
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  18. TheMadHedger

    Clover - best way to get rid of?

    I too expect that my lawn will be grass. Not clover, not dandelions, not anything but grass. It is a small area compared to the gardens and pots filled with bee friendly plants. I feel that...
    I too expect that my lawn will be grass. Not clover, not dandelions, not anything but grass. It is a small area compared to the gardens and pots filled with bee friendly plants. I feel that growing lots of plants for my winged friends makes up for my insistence on a lawn of grass. Take a little,...
    I too expect that my lawn will be grass. Not clover, not dandelions, not anything but grass. It is a small area compared to the gardens and pots filled with bee friendly plants. I feel that growing lots of plants for my winged friends makes up...
    I too expect that my lawn will be grass. Not clover, not dandelions, not anything but grass. It is a small area compared to the gardens and pots filled with bee friendly plants. I feel that...
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  19. Passport1

    Spots on lawn where moss was lawn seed hasnt germinated on

    Hi, perhaps there was some residual moss killer still there, i would try again this autumn.
    Hi, perhaps there was some residual moss killer still there, i would try again this autumn.
    Hi, perhaps there was some residual moss killer still there, i would try again this autumn.
    Hi, perhaps there was some residual moss killer still there, i would try again this autumn.
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  20. roders

    Now that’s what you call a lawn.

    Training grounds. Hallowed turf.
    Training grounds. Hallowed turf.
    Training grounds. Hallowed turf.
    Training grounds. Hallowed turf.
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