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  1. weedaway

    Rotovating

    Leave it a few days so that weedkiller works it's way down into the roots. Then it's fine to rotovate and plant.
    Leave it a few days so that weedkiller works it's way down into the roots. Then it's fine to rotovate and plant.
    Leave it a few days so that weedkiller works it's way down into the roots. Then it's fine to rotovate and plant.
    Leave it a few days so that weedkiller works it's way down into the roots. Then it's fine to rotovate and plant.
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  2. Gn0me

    Grass too long to use a lawnmower?

    I wouldn't take any notice of this no more than a 3rd off business - strim to get off the longer growth and then mow as normal. I always mow on the lowest setting - to reduce the frequency of...
    I wouldn't take any notice of this no more than a 3rd off business - strim to get off the longer growth and then mow as normal. I always mow on the lowest setting - to reduce the frequency of mowing. Don't bother with any after treatments. Grass is tougher than you think - it will go brown...
    I wouldn't take any notice of this no more than a 3rd off business - strim to get off the longer growth and then mow as normal. I always mow on the lowest setting - to reduce the frequency of mowing. Don't bother with any after treatments. ...
    I wouldn't take any notice of this no more than a 3rd off business - strim to get off the longer growth and then mow as normal. I always mow on the lowest setting - to reduce the frequency of...
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  3. Oldcodger

    Recommend a lawn feed that works in a Levington Maxi Lawn Spreader

    I used my 30 year old Levington Maxi Lawn Streader with some lawn feed (can’t remember the brand) and although the particles didn’t look too big, it hardly spread at all; the spreader is not...
    I used my 30 year old Levington Maxi Lawn Streader with some lawn feed (can’t remember the brand) and although the particles didn’t look too big, it hardly spread at all; the spreader is not adjustable.I still have the original box and in addition to Levington it recommends Evergreen lawn...
    I used my 30 year old Levington Maxi Lawn Streader with some lawn feed (can’t remember the brand) and although the particles didn’t look too big, it hardly spread at all; the spreader is not adjustable.I still have the original box and in...
    I used my 30 year old Levington Maxi Lawn Streader with some lawn feed (can’t remember the brand) and although the particles didn’t look too big, it hardly spread at all; the spreader is not...
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  4. Hardik Waghela

    Need Advise for new Lawn and levelling the garden

    I thought i would give an update on the progress i made on Thursday i rotavated all garden to very good depth, about 200mm plus all over. I raked out almost a tonne of stones however there is...
    I thought i would give an update on the progress i made on Thursday i rotavated all garden to very good depth, about 200mm plus all over. I raked out almost a tonne of stones however there is still plenty more the more i sieve the more appeared so i had to do with what it was and then seeded the...
    I thought i would give an update on the progress i made on Thursday i rotavated all garden to very good depth, about 200mm plus all over. I raked out almost a tonne of stones however there is still plenty more the more i sieve the more appeared...
    I thought i would give an update on the progress i made on Thursday i rotavated all garden to very good depth, about 200mm plus all over. I raked out almost a tonne of stones however there is...
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  5. ric1982

    Recommendations for retailers turf

    Hi,Does any have recommendations for buying new turf online/high street? There are lots of retrailers out there with lot of different types.Would grately appriciate your inputs.Thanks
    Hi,Does any have recommendations for buying new turf online/high street? There are lots of retrailers out there with lot of different types.Would grately appriciate your inputs.Thanks
    Hi,Does any have recommendations for buying new turf online/high street? There are lots of retrailers out there with lot of different types.Would grately appriciate your inputs.Thanks
    Hi,Does any have recommendations for buying new turf online/high street? There are lots of retrailers out there with lot of different types.Would grately appriciate your inputs.Thanks
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  6. David Richards

    Novice lawn question

    Are we talking like 3-5m evergreens, the kind with sort of feathery rubbery fronds, which are actually cypresses? Or actually firs where "mature" means 20m or more?For cypresses, you can write...
    Are we talking like 3-5m evergreens, the kind with sort of feathery rubbery fronds, which are actually cypresses? Or actually firs where "mature" means 20m or more?For cypresses, you can write off the ground immediately under them, but outside that you're usually not too bad. You can also...
    Are we talking like 3-5m evergreens, the kind with sort of feathery rubbery fronds, which are actually cypresses? Or actually firs where "mature" means 20m or more?For cypresses, you can write off the ground immediately under them, but outside...
    Are we talking like 3-5m evergreens, the kind with sort of feathery rubbery fronds, which are actually cypresses? Or actually firs where "mature" means 20m or more?For cypresses, you can write...
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  7. Hobbitmum

    More weeds than grass!

    Hi there @Hobbitmum and
    Hi there @Hobbitmum and
    Hi there @Hobbitmum and
    Hi there @Hobbitmum and
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  8. Simon Harris

    Best way to weed out a shady side of the lawn

    Dig over remove weeds as you go, plant shade loving ground cover plants and job done.
    Dig over remove weeds as you go, plant shade loving ground cover plants and job done.
    Dig over remove weeds as you go, plant shade loving ground cover plants and job done.
    Dig over remove weeds as you go, plant shade loving ground cover plants and job done.
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  9. Simon Harris

    Old yellow grass looks like sad lawn's carpet

    Thank you all! Tomorrow with warmer weather it will be the raking time!The lawn looked just fine last year before the yellowing set in :} With your helpful pieces of advice we'll surely bring it...
    Thank you all! Tomorrow with warmer weather it will be the raking time!The lawn looked just fine last year before the yellowing set in :} With your helpful pieces of advice we'll surely bring it back to its former glory!
    Thank you all! Tomorrow with warmer weather it will be the raking time!The lawn looked just fine last year before the yellowing set in :} With your helpful pieces of advice we'll surely bring it back to its former glory!
    Thank you all! Tomorrow with warmer weather it will be the raking time!The lawn looked just fine last year before the yellowing set in :} With your helpful pieces of advice we'll surely bring it...
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  10. ric1982

    Topsoil for new lawn

    Going by that description I would call it organic garden mulch, its certainly not top soil. If your on face book, type "top soil" in the search bar, in the filters put your location and distance,...
    Going by that description I would call it organic garden mulch, its certainly not top soil. If your on face book, type "top soil" in the search bar, in the filters put your location and distance, you might find someone local.
    Going by that description I would call it organic garden mulch, its certainly not top soil. If your on face book, type "top soil" in the search bar, in the filters put your location and distance, you might find someone local.
    Going by that description I would call it organic garden mulch, its certainly not top soil. If your on face book, type "top soil" in the search bar, in the filters put your location and distance,...
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  11. ricky101

    Which Lawn Seed ?

    Tricky question! Skip the rye as you probably already have it, go for the slender bladed types often found in the 'luxury' mixes
    Tricky question! Skip the rye as you probably already have it, go for the slender bladed types often found in the 'luxury' mixes
    Tricky question! Skip the rye as you probably already have it, go for the slender bladed types often found in the 'luxury' mixes
    Tricky question! Skip the rye as you probably already have it, go for the slender bladed types often found in the 'luxury' mixes
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  12. ric1982

    Ordering Topsoil in advance

    The topsoil shouldn't really care if it sits in the bags for a few weeks. You might get a decline in microbiological activity and some of the worms (if there are any in it) might die because they...
    The topsoil shouldn't really care if it sits in the bags for a few weeks. You might get a decline in microbiological activity and some of the worms (if there are any in it) might die because they are trapped in a non-ideal climate, but otherwise there won't be a lot of change in soil...
    The topsoil shouldn't really care if it sits in the bags for a few weeks. You might get a decline in microbiological activity and some of the worms (if there are any in it) might die because they are trapped in a non-ideal climate, but otherwise...
    The topsoil shouldn't really care if it sits in the bags for a few weeks. You might get a decline in microbiological activity and some of the worms (if there are any in it) might die because they...
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  13. Chalk&Cheese

    Lawn repair by newbie

    Being on chalk myself, I don't think you have too much of an issue with compaction or drainage, but the aeration will sort that out if you think there is. A quick summary would be Hollow...
    Being on chalk myself, I don't think you have too much of an issue with compaction or drainage, but the aeration will sort that out if you think there is. A quick summary would be Hollow tine Overseed heavily. You're feeding the birds as well A quick scarify top dress 50/50. Too much sand on...
    Being on chalk myself, I don't think you have too much of an issue with compaction or drainage, but the aeration will sort that out if you think there is. A quick summary would be Hollow tine Overseed heavily. You're feeding the birds as well A...
    Being on chalk myself, I don't think you have too much of an issue with compaction or drainage, but the aeration will sort that out if you think there is. A quick summary would be Hollow...
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  14. paultall90

    lawn care order help please

    You' re welcome
    You' re welcome
    You' re welcome
    You' re welcome
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  15. Trigger

    Black spots on lawn

    To be honest probes are used for rough ideas, normally a soil sample test is best but on a site that can work out expensive as you are testing different areas. That way you can find out what’s...
    To be honest probes are used for rough ideas, normally a soil sample test is best but on a site that can work out expensive as you are testing different areas. That way you can find out what’s best to apply but I only have a few customers that go to that degree. Soil pH Meter | Agronomy Tools |...
    To be honest probes are used for rough ideas, normally a soil sample test is best but on a site that can work out expensive as you are testing different areas. That way you can find out what’s best to apply but I only have a few customers that go...
    To be honest probes are used for rough ideas, normally a soil sample test is best but on a site that can work out expensive as you are testing different areas. That way you can find out what’s...
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  16. Lee Crawford

    Help with my lawn

    i will be using westland aftercut all in onebut first I will give it a light cut the next fine day as suggested then leave it 3 days as "flounder" recommends before applying. the job on the...
    i will be using westland aftercut all in onebut first I will give it a light cut the next fine day as suggested then leave it 3 days as "flounder" recommends before applying. the job on the cards for this weekend is to core aerate.Thanks for all your help
    i will be using westland aftercut all in onebut first I will give it a light cut the next fine day as suggested then leave it 3 days as "flounder" recommends before applying. the job on the cards for this weekend is to core aerate.Thanks for...
    i will be using westland aftercut all in onebut first I will give it a light cut the next fine day as suggested then leave it 3 days as "flounder" recommends before applying. the job on the...
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  17. Tripster1050

    Help with lawn

    I've used nematodes in the past. They certainly worked - the crane flies weren't around in anything like the same numbers the year after.
    I've used nematodes in the past. They certainly worked - the crane flies weren't around in anything like the same numbers the year after.
    I've used nematodes in the past. They certainly worked - the crane flies weren't around in anything like the same numbers the year after.
    I've used nematodes in the past. They certainly worked - the crane flies weren't around in anything like the same numbers the year after.
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  18. Fredas

    Woodchip path over lawn

    Got around to laying the cardboard, making sure it was wet and laying the Woodchip.cannot wait to see what it looks like in 18-24 months.needs to sort of the flower boarders and make sure...
    Got around to laying the cardboard, making sure it was wet and laying the Woodchip.cannot wait to see what it looks like in 18-24 months.needs to sort of the flower boarders and make sure the Woodchip does not overflow to much.
    Got around to laying the cardboard, making sure it was wet and laying the Woodchip.cannot wait to see what it looks like in 18-24 months.needs to sort of the flower boarders and make sure the Woodchip does not overflow to much.
    Got around to laying the cardboard, making sure it was wet and laying the Woodchip.cannot wait to see what it looks like in 18-24 months.needs to sort of the flower boarders and make sure...
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  19. John Leeson

    Dog wee ruining grass!!

    Hi all,First post and a problem we have been battling with for years.Last year the hot Summer weather didn’t help with the problem, and even after flushing the grass down with copious amounts...
    Hi all,First post and a problem we have been battling with for years.Last year the hot Summer weather didn’t help with the problem, and even after flushing the grass down with copious amounts of water the dreaded brown patch of doom appeared.We turned to the internet for advice and came...
    Hi all,First post and a problem we have been battling with for years.Last year the hot Summer weather didn’t help with the problem, and even after flushing the grass down with copious amounts of water the dreaded brown patch of doom...
    Hi all,First post and a problem we have been battling with for years.Last year the hot Summer weather didn’t help with the problem, and even after flushing the grass down with copious amounts...
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  20. ric1982

    Land drain before lawn

    Most of what i did was field work, so most of the time it was 20ton + loads of limestone, one field we did we ordered over a 100 tons, so times we didn't have enough and sometimes we had more but...
    Most of what i did was field work, so most of the time it was 20ton + loads of limestone, one field we did we ordered over a 100 tons, so times we didn't have enough and sometimes we had more but then that was put into the gate ways of the fieldsIt will depened on how wide/long/deep you dig...
    Most of what i did was field work, so most of the time it was 20ton + loads of limestone, one field we did we ordered over a 100 tons, so times we didn't have enough and sometimes we had more but then that was put into the gate ways of the...
    Most of what i did was field work, so most of the time it was 20ton + loads of limestone, one field we did we ordered over a 100 tons, so times we didn't have enough and sometimes we had more but...
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