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  1. Russ_79

    Yellow Lawn

    Looks pretty spot on. It’s caused by fungi in the genus Puccinia and is commonly known as a low nitrogen disease. An Autumn feed may help it to recover. To double check get a white cloth and rub...
    Looks pretty spot on. It’s caused by fungi in the genus Puccinia and is commonly known as a low nitrogen disease. An Autumn feed may help it to recover. To double check get a white cloth and rub the leaf and it should show brown marks.
    Looks pretty spot on. It’s caused by fungi in the genus Puccinia and is commonly known as a low nitrogen disease. An Autumn feed may help it to recover. To double check get a white cloth and rub the leaf and it should show brown marks.
    Looks pretty spot on. It’s caused by fungi in the genus Puccinia and is commonly known as a low nitrogen disease. An Autumn feed may help it to recover. To double check get a white cloth and rub...
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  2. hoofy

    Scarifying and patch magic.

    Hoofy morning :) My front lawn is far from huge...150 sq yards approx...but top dressing is something I enjoy. I have a wide rake that I attach a 5' batten to and use this to evenly spread the...
    Hoofy morning :) My front lawn is far from huge...150 sq yards approx...but top dressing is something I enjoy. I have a wide rake that I attach a 5' batten to and use this to evenly spread the compost. Top dressing is not really something to be concerned about....no downsides to it:)This is...
    Hoofy morning :) My front lawn is far from huge...150 sq yards approx...but top dressing is something I enjoy. I have a wide rake that I attach a 5' batten to and use this to evenly spread the compost. Top dressing is not really something to be...
    Hoofy morning :) My front lawn is far from huge...150 sq yards approx...but top dressing is something I enjoy. I have a wide rake that I attach a 5' batten to and use this to evenly spread the...
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  3. TerryCTR

    New lawn, some advice please

    No set time, just after it has been compacted for a while (it can also help if you find moss appearing although that may have underlying causes such as rubble). People tend to do it either spring...
    No set time, just after it has been compacted for a while (it can also help if you find moss appearing although that may have underlying causes such as rubble). People tend to do it either spring or autumn
    No set time, just after it has been compacted for a while (it can also help if you find moss appearing although that may have underlying causes such as rubble). People tend to do it either spring or autumn
    No set time, just after it has been compacted for a while (it can also help if you find moss appearing although that may have underlying causes such as rubble). People tend to do it either spring...
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  4. silu

    Not strictly a lawn but presume principle the same.

    We occasionally have the odd visitor but not many unfortunately. I'd be happy for them to scoff a few seeds if they appear. I'm very fond of the many feathered friends we have here and happy for...
    We occasionally have the odd visitor but not many unfortunately. I'd be happy for them to scoff a few seeds if they appear. I'm very fond of the many feathered friends we have here and happy for them to feast on what I have to offer.
    We occasionally have the odd visitor but not many unfortunately. I'd be happy for them to scoff a few seeds if they appear. I'm very fond of the many feathered friends we have here and happy for them to feast on what I have to offer.
    We occasionally have the odd visitor but not many unfortunately. I'd be happy for them to scoff a few seeds if they appear. I'm very fond of the many feathered friends we have here and happy for...
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  5. alan kearn

    How long after using feed and weed can I reseed

    Good morning alan kearn ...welcome :)I usually wait 3 or 4 weeks before reseeding however I am the impatient sort and I think a full 4 weeks is better.Ideally weed n feed applied in August and...
    Good morning alan kearn ...welcome :)I usually wait 3 or 4 weeks before reseeding however I am the impatient sort and I think a full 4 weeks is better.Ideally weed n feed applied in August and then grass seed sown in early September.So, I would sow seed before the end of September....both...
    Good morning alan kearn ...welcome :)I usually wait 3 or 4 weeks before reseeding however I am the impatient sort and I think a full 4 weeks is better.Ideally weed n feed applied in August and then grass seed sown in early September.So, I...
    Good morning alan kearn ...welcome :)I usually wait 3 or 4 weeks before reseeding however I am the impatient sort and I think a full 4 weeks is better.Ideally weed n feed applied in August and...
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  6. Itr786

    Raising a piece of turf

    Welcome to the forum. Forget lifting turves. Respectfully. Turves not Turfs. My advice is. Continue to mow as usual. when top dressing perhaps add a little bit more to the lower areas.
    Welcome to the forum. Forget lifting turves. Respectfully. Turves not Turfs. My advice is. Continue to mow as usual. when top dressing perhaps add a little bit more to the lower areas.
    Welcome to the forum. Forget lifting turves. Respectfully. Turves not Turfs. My advice is. Continue to mow as usual. when top dressing perhaps add a little bit more to the lower areas.
    Welcome to the forum. Forget lifting turves. Respectfully. Turves not Turfs. My advice is. Continue to mow as usual. when top dressing perhaps add a little bit more to the lower areas.
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  7. Boysie

    New lawn worries

    Fingers crossed Boysie :) Hopefully it will look fine :)
    Fingers crossed Boysie :) Hopefully it will look fine :)
    Fingers crossed Boysie :) Hopefully it will look fine :)
    Fingers crossed Boysie :) Hopefully it will look fine :)
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  8. Selleri

    Neglected lawn- I'm on a mission and would appreciate your help please!

    Ha ha, guru? :) Yes, I think your plan makes sense. Should be fine. :)
    Ha ha, guru? :) Yes, I think your plan makes sense. Should be fine. :)
    Ha ha, guru? :) Yes, I think your plan makes sense. Should be fine. :)
    Ha ha, guru? :) Yes, I think your plan makes sense. Should be fine. :)
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  9. roders
    Like x 7

    A push mower has come my way.

    Happy memories. Starting work at Castle Woods, (spelled, Casil Woods, by the then park superintendant). Castle Woods being the home of Sevendroog Castle, a folly built in what is now kown as the...
    Happy memories. Starting work at Castle Woods, (spelled, Casil Woods, by the then park superintendant). Castle Woods being the home of Sevendroog Castle, a folly built in what is now kown as the Ancient woodlands. In that era and as far as mowers were concerned, the selection was very limited...
    Happy memories. Starting work at Castle Woods, (spelled, Casil Woods, by the then park superintendant). Castle Woods being the home of Sevendroog Castle, a folly built in what is now kown as the Ancient woodlands. In that era and as far as...
    Happy memories. Starting work at Castle Woods, (spelled, Casil Woods, by the then park superintendant). Castle Woods being the home of Sevendroog Castle, a folly built in what is now kown as the...
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  10. scatz

    Where do I begin?

    My lawn has suffered like this in the drought we’ve had; over two months of no rain. The finer grasses, the fescues, have really taken the brunt, which may be the case with yours. Mine is...
    My lawn has suffered like this in the drought we’ve had; over two months of no rain. The finer grasses, the fescues, have really taken the brunt, which may be the case with yours. Mine is recovering but it is taking time. There is no real harm in scarifying but do look closely for fine new...
    My lawn has suffered like this in the drought we’ve had; over two months of no rain. The finer grasses, the fescues, have really taken the brunt, which may be the case with yours. Mine is recovering but it is taking time. There is no real harm in...
    My lawn has suffered like this in the drought we’ve had; over two months of no rain. The finer grasses, the fescues, have really taken the brunt, which may be the case with yours. Mine is...
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  11. Green Glass Goblin

    My lawn looks like "The Cursed Earth".

    Exactly the same that sounds a bit weird mate :scratch: ;)
    Exactly the same that sounds a bit weird mate :scratch: ;)
    Exactly the same that sounds a bit weird mate :scratch: ;)
    Exactly the same that sounds a bit weird mate :scratch: ;)
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  12. wiseowl
    Like x 4

    Lawn is turning Green

    The same hereG.
    The same hereG.
    The same hereG.
    The same hereG.
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  13. gvperkins

    Advice needed on lawn issue.

    Welcome to the forum! I too agree with @Verdun . It is good advice. If you dig and do over, you'll only have to go through the hassle once.
    Welcome to the forum! I too agree with @Verdun . It is good advice. If you dig and do over, you'll only have to go through the hassle once.
    Welcome to the forum! I too agree with @Verdun . It is good advice. If you dig and do over, you'll only have to go through the hassle once.
    Welcome to the forum! I too agree with @Verdun . It is good advice. If you dig and do over, you'll only have to go through the hassle once.
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  14. ivanol

    New lawn over hardcore

    The bit of grass that used to grow over a base of crushed concrete on my patch does have a green haze over it when the rain comes, but it is by no means ever as healthy looking as the rest Mike,...
    The bit of grass that used to grow over a base of crushed concrete on my patch does have a green haze over it when the rain comes, but it is by no means ever as healthy looking as the rest Mike, and after this drought I`m wondering if it will ever look green -ish again. :noidea:
    The bit of grass that used to grow over a base of crushed concrete on my patch does have a green haze over it when the rain comes, but it is by no means ever as healthy looking as the rest Mike, and after this drought I`m wondering if it will...
    The bit of grass that used to grow over a base of crushed concrete on my patch does have a green haze over it when the rain comes, but it is by no means ever as healthy looking as the rest Mike,...
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  15. Luke Matthews

    Help - New build lawn, repair or start again?

    Hi LukeI'm not an expert by any means - logged on to post my second question and thought it was my turn to answer some! I have in the last six months successfully grown a lawn from scratch, and...
    Hi LukeI'm not an expert by any means - logged on to post my second question and thought it was my turn to answer some! I have in the last six months successfully grown a lawn from scratch, and unsuccessfully (so far) renovated an existing lawn.The best lawn-from-scratch descriptions I've...
    Hi LukeI'm not an expert by any means - logged on to post my second question and thought it was my turn to answer some! I have in the last six months successfully grown a lawn from scratch, and unsuccessfully (so far) renovated an existing...
    Hi LukeI'm not an expert by any means - logged on to post my second question and thought it was my turn to answer some! I have in the last six months successfully grown a lawn from scratch, and...
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  16. danjr

    pre-Turfing advice ...?

    Thanks so much @GardenBadger :hapfeet:I'll be sure to let you know how it goes to act a references for anyone else .. BTW - still waiting for some rain, we had a little this past weekend like most of the...
    Thanks so much @GardenBadger :hapfeet:I'll be sure to let you know how it goes to act a references for anyone else .. BTW - still waiting for some rain, we had a little this past weekend like most of the country but i think it'll be Sep before there's enough ....
    Thanks so much @GardenBadger :hapfeet:I'll be sure to let you know how it goes to act a references for anyone else .. BTW - still waiting for some rain, we had a little this past weekend like most of the country but i think it'll be Sep before there's...
    Thanks so much @GardenBadger :hapfeet:I'll be sure to let you know how it goes to act a references for anyone else .. BTW - still waiting for some rain, we had a little this past weekend like most of the...
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  17. Stephen Thornthwaite

    Lawn Turf Issues

    I don't think it's dollar spot I've haven't noticed any spider webs? Probably been about 2-3 month since I put the fertiliser down. And the patches have spread started off with one.It could be...
    I don't think it's dollar spot I've haven't noticed any spider webs? Probably been about 2-3 month since I put the fertiliser down. And the patches have spread started off with one.It could be slugs but they are in other areas which dont have patches. What's the best way to get rigs of slugs?...
    I don't think it's dollar spot I've haven't noticed any spider webs? Probably been about 2-3 month since I put the fertiliser down. And the patches have spread started off with one.It could be slugs but they are in other areas which dont have...
    I don't think it's dollar spot I've haven't noticed any spider webs? Probably been about 2-3 month since I put the fertiliser down. And the patches have spread started off with one.It could be...
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  18. Matt-tropical

    Lawn gets a good beating but watch this space

    Nice plush lawns @Verdun and @BigC both my neighbours have gone bone dry and turning brown :yikes:
    Nice plush lawns @Verdun and @BigC both my neighbours have gone bone dry and turning brown :yikes:
    Nice plush lawns @Verdun and @BigC both my neighbours have gone bone dry and turning brown :yikes:
    Nice plush lawns @Verdun and @BigC both my neighbours have gone bone dry and turning brown :yikes:
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  19. wiseowl

    New lawn rectangular dry area

    Ha ha, I've no worries about my lawn-it will come back. Grass is tough stuff. :spinning:
    Ha ha, I've no worries about my lawn-it will come back. Grass is tough stuff. :spinning:
    Ha ha, I've no worries about my lawn-it will come back. Grass is tough stuff. :spinning:
    Ha ha, I've no worries about my lawn-it will come back. Grass is tough stuff. :spinning:
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  20. Chris Brown

    New Lawn laying over where Patio Used to be!

    Glorious looking lawn and you've done well there @Chris Brown :dbgrtmb:
    Glorious looking lawn and you've done well there @Chris Brown :dbgrtmb:
    Glorious looking lawn and you've done well there @Chris Brown :dbgrtmb:
    Glorious looking lawn and you've done well there @Chris Brown :dbgrtmb:
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