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  1. Max6389

    Annual meadow grass

    Thank you for this. I have a knife so now a job for the weekend
    Thank you for this. I have a knife so now a job for the weekend
    Thank you for this. I have a knife so now a job for the weekend
    Thank you for this. I have a knife so now a job for the weekend
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  2. Padraig Connolly

    Lawn grass identification

    Hi evryoneI was wondering if anyone can help identify what type of grass my lawn is.There is a patch of grass which I have been told is couch grass, it's got quite thick stems and has a purple...
    Hi evryoneI was wondering if anyone can help identify what type of grass my lawn is.There is a patch of grass which I have been told is couch grass, it's got quite thick stems and has a purple tinge to it, having also dug up a small patch I can confirm it has long white and quite thick roots...
    Hi evryoneI was wondering if anyone can help identify what type of grass my lawn is.There is a patch of grass which I have been told is couch grass, it's got quite thick stems and has a purple tinge to it, having also dug up a small patch I...
    Hi evryoneI was wondering if anyone can help identify what type of grass my lawn is.There is a patch of grass which I have been told is couch grass, it's got quite thick stems and has a purple...
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  3. Rav

    Does lawn seed actually work?

    Shouldn't need anything at the moment apart from watering if it stays dry. I'd hold off any form of feed until the autumn, but I'm not a lawn person; mine is more of a meadow/nature reserve, gets...
    Shouldn't need anything at the moment apart from watering if it stays dry. I'd hold off any form of feed until the autumn, but I'm not a lawn person; mine is more of a meadow/nature reserve, gets cut once a month April to September, no feed, no weedkiller, no watering, it's lumpy tufty and full...
    Shouldn't need anything at the moment apart from watering if it stays dry. I'd hold off any form of feed until the autumn, but I'm not a lawn person; mine is more of a meadow/nature reserve, gets cut once a month April to September, no feed, no...
    Shouldn't need anything at the moment apart from watering if it stays dry. I'd hold off any form of feed until the autumn, but I'm not a lawn person; mine is more of a meadow/nature reserve, gets...
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  4. Blondboy13

    My Lawn..What Am I Doing Wrong?

    Seed\young fresh grass does not do well with most types of fertilisers if applied too early. The soil you spread will have had enough to get the seeds growing. Every time you apply fertiliser it...
    Seed\young fresh grass does not do well with most types of fertilisers if applied too early. The soil you spread will have had enough to get the seeds growing. Every time you apply fertiliser it alters the soil Ph levels as all do and if you over apply it can have the opposite to what you...
    Seed\young fresh grass does not do well with most types of fertilisers if applied too early. The soil you spread will have had enough to get the seeds growing. Every time you apply fertiliser it alters the soil Ph levels as all do and if you over...
    Seed\young fresh grass does not do well with most types of fertilisers if applied too early. The soil you spread will have had enough to get the seeds growing. Every time you apply fertiliser it...
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  5. Liam G

    Help with lawn, advice needed.

    Bit of progress...all thanks to kristen. Needs a cut but seems summer is over now ‍♂️ and it's too wet. I'll leave seeding till autumn but I'm happy so far
    Bit of progress...all thanks to kristen. Needs a cut but seems summer is over now ‍♂️ and it's too wet. I'll leave seeding till autumn but I'm happy so far
    Bit of progress...all thanks to kristen. Needs a cut but seems summer is over now ‍♂️ and it's too wet. I'll leave seeding till autumn but I'm happy so far
    Bit of progress...all thanks to kristen. Needs a cut but seems summer is over now ‍♂️ and it's too wet. I'll leave seeding till autumn but I'm happy so far
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  6. Sarah Eley

    Unknown lawn fungus

    Perfect reply! Dog lichen round the drip line of the decking above. Me. Fork. Sand. Happy week ahead!
    Perfect reply! Dog lichen round the drip line of the decking above. Me. Fork. Sand. Happy week ahead!
    Perfect reply! Dog lichen round the drip line of the decking above. Me. Fork. Sand. Happy week ahead!
    Perfect reply! Dog lichen round the drip line of the decking above. Me. Fork. Sand. Happy week ahead!
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  7. Matt-L-

    Advice

    Hello Matt-L-, brace yourself!:biggrin: It would probably be best to start again from scratch. Hire a rotovator, go over the area thoroughly, rake, tread, rake again and sow a hard-wearing lawn seed...
    Hello Matt-L-, brace yourself!:biggrin: It would probably be best to start again from scratch. Hire a rotovator, go over the area thoroughly, rake, tread, rake again and sow a hard-wearing lawn seed mix. If it's not possible at the moment, plan to get it ready for September. Then, regular mowing next...
    Hello Matt-L-, brace yourself!:biggrin: It would probably be best to start again from scratch. Hire a rotovator, go over the area thoroughly, rake, tread, rake again and sow a hard-wearing lawn seed mix. If it's not possible at the moment, plan to get...
    Hello Matt-L-, brace yourself!:biggrin: It would probably be best to start again from scratch. Hire a rotovator, go over the area thoroughly, rake, tread, rake again and sow a hard-wearing lawn seed...
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  8. Sargan

    Post winter recovery (April onwards)

    I have a 120sqm lawn- turfed with a high-quality, multi-purpose ryegrass/fescue turf. (Rolawn Medallion)Been down for 2 yrs .. over winter it was severely affected by worm casts, and as it was...
    I have a 120sqm lawn- turfed with a high-quality, multi-purpose ryegrass/fescue turf. (Rolawn Medallion)Been down for 2 yrs .. over winter it was severely affected by worm casts, and as it was very, very wet from Oct .... I could not remove them with a brush, too walk on lawn would have caused...
    I have a 120sqm lawn- turfed with a high-quality, multi-purpose ryegrass/fescue turf. (Rolawn Medallion)Been down for 2 yrs .. over winter it was severely affected by worm casts, and as it was very, very wet from Oct .... I could not remove...
    I have a 120sqm lawn- turfed with a high-quality, multi-purpose ryegrass/fescue turf. (Rolawn Medallion)Been down for 2 yrs .. over winter it was severely affected by worm casts, and as it was...
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  9. 6434N

    Lawn help

    No, no patches before it was cut.I'll start reading up. Any blanket treatments?
    No, no patches before it was cut.I'll start reading up. Any blanket treatments?
    No, no patches before it was cut.I'll start reading up. Any blanket treatments?
    No, no patches before it was cut.I'll start reading up. Any blanket treatments?
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  10. Padraig Connolly

    Weed grass / rough grass

    Hi Rusty,Thank you for getting back to me :) Okay having had a look on the Internet it sounds like it can be a bit of a nightmare.... It occupies a space about 1m x 1m.Padraig
    Hi Rusty,Thank you for getting back to me :) Okay having had a look on the Internet it sounds like it can be a bit of a nightmare.... It occupies a space about 1m x 1m.Padraig
    Hi Rusty,Thank you for getting back to me :) Okay having had a look on the Internet it sounds like it can be a bit of a nightmare.... It occupies a space about 1m x 1m.Padraig
    Hi Rusty,Thank you for getting back to me :) Okay having had a look on the Internet it sounds like it can be a bit of a nightmare.... It occupies a space about 1m x 1m.Padraig
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  11. How5er

    New lawn equipment help

    I have big lawns so I'm not the right person to ask, but I reckon if managing the electric cable is not an annoyance I'd get an electric one. I believe the Bosch Rotak gets good reviews (various...
    I have big lawns so I'm not the right person to ask, but I reckon if managing the electric cable is not an annoyance I'd get an electric one. I believe the Bosch Rotak gets good reviews (various models I've just linked to the first one I found)Rotak 34 R Lawnmower
    I have big lawns so I'm not the right person to ask, but I reckon if managing the electric cable is not an annoyance I'd get an electric one. I believe the Bosch Rotak gets good reviews (various models I've just linked to the first one I...
    I have big lawns so I'm not the right person to ask, but I reckon if managing the electric cable is not an annoyance I'd get an electric one. I believe the Bosch Rotak gets good reviews (various...
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  12. TheMadHedger

    Grass seed - how long until it can be carefully walked on?

    Thanks all for the great advice. :biggrin:
    Thanks all for the great advice. :biggrin:
    Thanks all for the great advice. :biggrin:
    Thanks all for the great advice. :biggrin:
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  13. Chrislisi1982

    Leatherjacket and water logging problem

    Agreed, but if the agronomist, is caught using the product on a non ameniety area, or an area outside the permitted time frame, they will lose their license, the reason being, this product works...
    Agreed, but if the agronomist, is caught using the product on a non ameniety area, or an area outside the permitted time frame, they will lose their license, the reason being, this product works by paralising the muscles of the insect, and if this product gets into the water table, it will not...
    Agreed, but if the agronomist, is caught using the product on a non ameniety area, or an area outside the permitted time frame, they will lose their license, the reason being, this product works by paralising the muscles of the insect, and if...
    Agreed, but if the agronomist, is caught using the product on a non ameniety area, or an area outside the permitted time frame, they will lose their license, the reason being, this product works...
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  14. Shyamalie Satkunanandan

    Just kill my whole lawn?!?!

    Hi all,So sorry for not replying - I ended up working an intensive job and wasn't able to do much gardening at all. Fast forward three years and I'm pretty much in the same situation, but the...
    Hi all,So sorry for not replying - I ended up working an intensive job and wasn't able to do much gardening at all. Fast forward three years and I'm pretty much in the same situation, but the lawn is a little worse where bramble is sprouting all over.The lawn is probably a little worse...
    Hi all,So sorry for not replying - I ended up working an intensive job and wasn't able to do much gardening at all. Fast forward three years and I'm pretty much in the same situation, but the lawn is a little worse where bramble is sprouting...
    Hi all,So sorry for not replying - I ended up working an intensive job and wasn't able to do much gardening at all. Fast forward three years and I'm pretty much in the same situation, but the...
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  15. Temmy

    Killing entire lawn and weeds - recommended ways?

    Thanks folks. I'm going to hold off for a while (I might appreciate having SOME grass while we ride out isolations and such).
    Thanks folks. I'm going to hold off for a while (I might appreciate having SOME grass while we ride out isolations and such).
    Thanks folks. I'm going to hold off for a while (I might appreciate having SOME grass while we ride out isolations and such).
    Thanks folks. I'm going to hold off for a while (I might appreciate having SOME grass while we ride out isolations and such).
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  16. Chris Beecham

    Spring Lawn Feed

    I'd be sceptical until I had calibrated it "the once" ... but maybe overly cautious? My cheap and nasty spreader lied about its application rate ... might have had something to do with the...
    I'd be sceptical until I had calibrated it "the once" ... but maybe overly cautious? My cheap and nasty spreader lied about its application rate ... might have had something to do with the "cheap" part!
    I'd be sceptical until I had calibrated it "the once" ... but maybe overly cautious? My cheap and nasty spreader lied about its application rate ... might have had something to do with the "cheap" part!
    I'd be sceptical until I had calibrated it "the once" ... but maybe overly cautious? My cheap and nasty spreader lied about its application rate ... might have had something to do with the...
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  17. Mark4davies

    HELP - Lawn not growing

    Is the house fairly recently built? I'm just wondering (if it is) whether the builders buried all their rubble in the garden as they built the house, and wrecked the drainage
    Is the house fairly recently built? I'm just wondering (if it is) whether the builders buried all their rubble in the garden as they built the house, and wrecked the drainage
    Is the house fairly recently built? I'm just wondering (if it is) whether the builders buried all their rubble in the garden as they built the house, and wrecked the drainage
    Is the house fairly recently built? I'm just wondering (if it is) whether the builders buried all their rubble in the garden as they built the house, and wrecked the drainage
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  18. Passport1

    Dog pooping on lawn

    Thanks Jiffy Crushed some garlic gloves and mixed them in some water and sprayed it just at the entrance to the drive way / Did this about a week ago and since then no dog poo on the lawn. ...
    Thanks Jiffy Crushed some garlic gloves and mixed them in some water and sprayed it just at the entrance to the drive way / Did this about a week ago and since then no dog poo on the lawn. Fingers crossed stays this way. :bigthumb:Thanks Jiffy and all for advise and recommendations ...Much...
    Thanks Jiffy Crushed some garlic gloves and mixed them in some water and sprayed it just at the entrance to the drive way / Did this about a week ago and since then no dog poo on the lawn. Fingers crossed stays this way. :bigthumb:Thanks...
    Thanks Jiffy Crushed some garlic gloves and mixed them in some water and sprayed it just at the entrance to the drive way / Did this about a week ago and since then no dog poo on the lawn. ...
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  19. Mark P

    Hose End Sprayer

    There are some domestic ones around but they are aimed at feeds and not iron. The way you do it is best as it’s contained and the dosage if you have a good sprayer will be better. Domestic type...
    There are some domestic ones around but they are aimed at feeds and not iron. The way you do it is best as it’s contained and the dosage if you have a good sprayer will be better. Domestic type spray feeder one attached to hose tends to leak, not good with iron and they are not particularly...
    There are some domestic ones around but they are aimed at feeds and not iron. The way you do it is best as it’s contained and the dosage if you have a good sprayer will be better. Domestic type spray feeder one attached to hose tends to leak, not...
    There are some domestic ones around but they are aimed at feeds and not iron. The way you do it is best as it’s contained and the dosage if you have a good sprayer will be better. Domestic type...
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  20. Kevin Cowans

    What is the recommended cutting height for a general purpose lawn?

    Hello @Liz the potThanks for the reply and the information.I will start at 2" and hopefully that will work for my conditions.ThanksKevin
    Hello @Liz the potThanks for the reply and the information.I will start at 2" and hopefully that will work for my conditions.ThanksKevin
    Hello @Liz the potThanks for the reply and the information.I will start at 2" and hopefully that will work for my conditions.ThanksKevin
    Hello @Liz the potThanks for the reply and the information.I will start at 2" and hopefully that will work for my conditions.ThanksKevin
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