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Does lawn treatment work?

Discussion in 'Lawns' started by capney, May 20, 2010.

  1. capney

    capney Head Gardener

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    You bet it does...
    Check out this picture..
    Friends on the left.. mine on the right
    I have never really bothered with it for several years, but this year I have.

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  2. roger06

    roger06 Gardener

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    I can concur with this! Having spent 60 quid on three large bags of Evergreen lawn feed I still ran out.

    I didn't get a chance to finish the rest of the lawn and then went away for a week. When I got back the garden look hilarious! One half the grass was deep rich green and about 5 - 6 inches tall - then a distinct dividing line down the lawn and the other half pale (by comparison) and only about half the height.

    Proof it works! And I'm also amazed how localised it is - I spread much by hand and can easily see areas I've missed. Must get a spreader next year but was put off by the price.
     
  3. Fidgetsmum

    Fidgetsmum Total Gardener

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    On recommendation, I tried the really cheapie liquid one from Asda (£3 for 1 ltr, treats 200 sq m.). Brilliant stuff.
     
  4. EddieJ

    EddieJ gardener & Sculptor

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    I can thoroughly vouch for it working, as can be seen below.:)
    But I would also add that after having used it for several years on the lawn shown, problems also arose.
    The nitrogen content eventually gets too high, and whilst the lawn will look stunning above, the core strength of the grass is lost, and below eye line becomes a different story with fungus and mould becoming a problem. :(

    Use with caution and to the letter of the manufacturer, and try to avoid a treatment that has a very high nitrogen content.

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  5. Fidgetsmum

    Fidgetsmum Total Gardener

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    Wow - that does work. Can you choose which brand of bike you grow? :lollol:
     
  6. ArcticFox1977

    ArcticFox1977 Gardener

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    I used Sulphate Amonia on my lawn as a liquid feed. Within 4 days LUSH GREEN grass. It does grow VERY quickly. I have no moss, no weeds.
    I have cut my lawn 4 times already this week. It's really the first time i've had green green grass.
    I won't feed again for a few months, but the grass looks great.
     
  7. Melinda

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    That lawn is immaculate!

    *envies*
    Nice bike btw.
     
  8. NewGardener

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    Nice bit of kit those RS'. Guess you do club racing? Something I'm looking to get into, just awaiting the money to start off. Very nice lawn too.
     
  9. EddieJ

    EddieJ gardener & Sculptor

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    Sadly the RS is now gone, as has my racing days.:(

    I used to race with Bemsee doing supersport 400 on an RGV 250 which wa squickly followed by an RLR tuned RVF400. I then had a brief spell in the GP250 class. Sadly my riding style didn't suit GP250 and I kept loosing the front end of the bike. I packed it all in the day that my best mates son was killed in only his second ever race.:(

    This was my favourite bike, and once again the lawn doesn't look too bad!

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