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  1. devs

    Is it now too late to sow a new lawn? Northern Ireland

    I feel your stone pain! I recently started the task and am boring of it rapidly. Someone told me that I only need to remove anything thats the size of your fist? I have no idea how true this is as...
    I feel your stone pain! I recently started the task and am boring of it rapidly. Someone told me that I only need to remove anything thats the size of your fist? I have no idea how true this is as its a first for me but in the scale of things it was music to my ears.I just keep on walking...
    I feel your stone pain! I recently started the task and am boring of it rapidly. Someone told me that I only need to remove anything thats the size of your fist? I have no idea how true this is as its a first for me but in the scale of things it...
    I feel your stone pain! I recently started the task and am boring of it rapidly. Someone told me that I only need to remove anything thats the size of your fist? I have no idea how true this is as...
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  2. Freddy

    Daisies

    @Freddy You can treat them as members have stated with good advice:blue thumb: but as long as your lawn mower as the spores off them on the blades they keep coming back...so it's a constant treater of the...
    @Freddy You can treat them as members have stated with good advice:blue thumb: but as long as your lawn mower as the spores off them on the blades they keep coming back...so it's a constant treater of the lawn to keep them at bay :)
    @Freddy You can treat them as members have stated with good advice:blue thumb: but as long as your lawn mower as the spores off them on the blades they keep coming back...so it's a constant treater of the lawn to keep them at bay :)
    @Freddy You can treat them as members have stated with good advice:blue thumb: but as long as your lawn mower as the spores off them on the blades they keep coming back...so it's a constant treater of the...
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  3. Zigs

    On your bike

    Would you ever get enough traction to drive a pedal powered lawnmower ?
    Would you ever get enough traction to drive a pedal powered lawnmower ?
    Would you ever get enough traction to drive a pedal powered lawnmower ?
    Would you ever get enough traction to drive a pedal powered lawnmower ?
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  4. FlymoDM
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  5. Selleri

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

    :ThankYou:Thank you Verdun! We have just had the proverbial two dry days so I mowed the lot. I think the situation is not hopeless as this time it only took me an hour and the result resembles a lawn more...
    :ThankYou:Thank you Verdun! We have just had the proverbial two dry days so I mowed the lot. I think the situation is not hopeless as this time it only took me an hour and the result resembles a lawn more than a jungle with mud pits and possibly alligators.Now the ground hopefully has some kind of...
    :ThankYou:Thank you Verdun! We have just had the proverbial two dry days so I mowed the lot. I think the situation is not hopeless as this time it only took me an hour and the result resembles a lawn more than a jungle with mud pits and possibly...
    :ThankYou:Thank you Verdun! We have just had the proverbial two dry days so I mowed the lot. I think the situation is not hopeless as this time it only took me an hour and the result resembles a lawn more...
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  6. Phoozzle

    Levelling a large area of lawn

    Personally I'd do a concrete base with a water proofing additive in and vertical slabs to edge the main base, possibly sticking out a inch or two above your lawn height, to minimise the moisture...
    Personally I'd do a concrete base with a water proofing additive in and vertical slabs to edge the main base, possibly sticking out a inch or two above your lawn height, to minimise the moisture to the bottom of the shed coming up from the lawn. If you have bikes or other expensive equipment, it...
    Personally I'd do a concrete base with a water proofing additive in and vertical slabs to edge the main base, possibly sticking out a inch or two above your lawn height, to minimise the moisture to the bottom of the shed coming up from the...
    Personally I'd do a concrete base with a water proofing additive in and vertical slabs to edge the main base, possibly sticking out a inch or two above your lawn height, to minimise the moisture...
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  7. rqy99g

    Chamomile Lawn Advice Needed

    @toppington thanks to your advice.... experiment :snorky: I've sown my teabag too :fingers crossed: ....so will give you an update when there's news :spinning:
    @toppington thanks to your advice.... experiment :snorky: I've sown my teabag too :fingers crossed: ....so will give you an update when there's news :spinning:
    @toppington thanks to your advice.... experiment :snorky: I've sown my teabag too :fingers crossed: ....so will give you an update when there's news :spinning:
    @toppington thanks to your advice.... experiment :snorky: I've sown my teabag too :fingers crossed: ....so will give you an update when there's news :spinning:
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  8. chris_elevate

    Lawn Fertiliser

    Makes sense Liz:)
    Makes sense Liz:)
    Makes sense Liz:)
    Makes sense Liz:)
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  9. TheMadHedger

    Ride on mower - need some recommendations

    Very interesting Paul, it was a fair few years ago when I tried one out. They have obviously been updated somewhat :blue thumb:
    Very interesting Paul, it was a fair few years ago when I tried one out. They have obviously been updated somewhat :blue thumb:
    Very interesting Paul, it was a fair few years ago when I tried one out. They have obviously been updated somewhat :blue thumb:
    Very interesting Paul, it was a fair few years ago when I tried one out. They have obviously been updated somewhat :blue thumb:
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  10. HarryS

    Simple Lawn Levelling ?

    Not a very inspiring photo - here is the first fill of the hollow . The area is just under 3ft x 2ft . The soil mix was raked in and smoothed with the back of the rake , trod down and re-smoothed...
    Not a very inspiring photo - here is the first fill of the hollow . The area is just under 3ft x 2ft . The soil mix was raked in and smoothed with the back of the rake , trod down and re-smoothed . I reckon it is just under 1/2" thickness . So possibly three of these , the last one having grass...
    Not a very inspiring photo - here is the first fill of the hollow . The area is just under 3ft x 2ft . The soil mix was raked in and smoothed with the back of the rake , trod down and re-smoothed . I reckon it is just under 1/2" thickness . So...
    Not a very inspiring photo - here is the first fill of the hollow . The area is just under 3ft x 2ft . The soil mix was raked in and smoothed with the back of the rake , trod down and re-smoothed...
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  11. stony

    Ants in the Lawn

    Well today have ants everywhere even coming out of the bricks of the house a real infestation. Using ant powder carefully as have dog, even resorted to boiling kettles of water and pouring on...
    Well today have ants everywhere even coming out of the bricks of the house a real infestation. Using ant powder carefully as have dog, even resorted to boiling kettles of water and pouring on nests. Never known anything this bad.
    Well today have ants everywhere even coming out of the bricks of the house a real infestation. Using ant powder carefully as have dog, even resorted to boiling kettles of water and pouring on nests. Never known anything this bad.
    Well today have ants everywhere even coming out of the bricks of the house a real infestation. Using ant powder carefully as have dog, even resorted to boiling kettles of water and pouring on...
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  12. Bob Carolgees

    Kill lawn and start again

    They will ban chemicals and access from the public first. This has slowly been going on for years. With modern tech spraying herbicides has got a lot more refined right down to equipment that can...
    They will ban chemicals and access from the public first. This has slowly been going on for years. With modern tech spraying herbicides has got a lot more refined right down to equipment that can use Glyphosate neat thus cutting down on amounts used. The largest abuse comes from public who use...
    They will ban chemicals and access from the public first. This has slowly been going on for years. With modern tech spraying herbicides has got a lot more refined right down to equipment that can use Glyphosate neat thus cutting down on amounts...
    They will ban chemicals and access from the public first. This has slowly been going on for years. With modern tech spraying herbicides has got a lot more refined right down to equipment that can...
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  13. lawnpain

    Help with my lawn

    Many thanks @HarryS @Verdun,I should have explained better, the grass was ok all over the lawn, when I said cutting them I went straight over them with the lawn mower obviously turned them into...
    Many thanks @HarryS @Verdun,I should have explained better, the grass was ok all over the lawn, when I said cutting them I went straight over them with the lawn mower obviously turned them into a pulp,Reading up nasturtiums contain lots of vitamin C ascorbic acid so I'm guessing that's...
    Many thanks @HarryS @Verdun,I should have explained better, the grass was ok all over the lawn, when I said cutting them I went straight over them with the lawn mower obviously turned them into a pulp,Reading up nasturtiums contain lots of...
    Many thanks @HarryS @Verdun,I should have explained better, the grass was ok all over the lawn, when I said cutting them I went straight over them with the lawn mower obviously turned them into...
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  14. Irmemac

    Lawn Edging

    Bricks are another good idea. Thank you!
    Bricks are another good idea. Thank you!
    Bricks are another good idea. Thank you!
    Bricks are another good idea. Thank you!
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  15. Jimmyennis100

    My lawn is dying

    Did you notice any colour change when the area started to die i.e. Red, yellow? Did the area start with patches which slowly enlarged and joined together? Have you tested the pH levels? Have you...
    Did you notice any colour change when the area started to die i.e. Red, yellow? Did the area start with patches which slowly enlarged and joined together? Have you tested the pH levels? Have you lifted a section of turf to see what's below? Do you have a photo showing the lawn before you used a...
    Did you notice any colour change when the area started to die i.e. Red, yellow? Did the area start with patches which slowly enlarged and joined together? Have you tested the pH levels? Have you lifted a section of turf to see what's below? Do...
    Did you notice any colour change when the area started to die i.e. Red, yellow? Did the area start with patches which slowly enlarged and joined together? Have you tested the pH levels? Have you...
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  16. Shyamalie Satkunanandan

    Just kill my whole lawn?!?!

    Stick up a photo, sometimes even a bit of modest work can turn a lawn around. I've seen some awful looking lawns that can be saved. As for thatch unless you lift a plug sample in several places...
    Stick up a photo, sometimes even a bit of modest work can turn a lawn around. I've seen some awful looking lawns that can be saved. As for thatch unless you lift a plug sample in several places it's impossible to know what amounts of the various types of thatch are present in the lawn.Stick...
    Stick up a photo, sometimes even a bit of modest work can turn a lawn around. I've seen some awful looking lawns that can be saved. As for thatch unless you lift a plug sample in several places it's impossible to know what amounts of the various...
    Stick up a photo, sometimes even a bit of modest work can turn a lawn around. I've seen some awful looking lawns that can be saved. As for thatch unless you lift a plug sample in several places...
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  17. Philcw1984

    6/8 week lawn - going brown

    How often are you cutting it, if it's new turf it looks a tad low. Too much tap water can also effect levels but you would have to really be watering hard but it can be bad depending on...
    How often are you cutting it, if it's new turf it looks a tad low. Too much tap water can also effect levels but you would have to really be watering hard but it can be bad depending on area. Quality of turf also comes into play. Is there any sign of white like growth close to the soil?
    How often are you cutting it, if it's new turf it looks a tad low. Too much tap water can also effect levels but you would have to really be watering hard but it can be bad depending on area. Quality of turf also comes into play. Is there any...
    How often are you cutting it, if it's new turf it looks a tad low. Too much tap water can also effect levels but you would have to really be watering hard but it can be bad depending on...
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  18. Mike Gardener

    Can anyone identify these on my lawn and suggestions to treat them

    As @Mowerman said liquid weed and feed twice a year should keep your lawn clear of most nasties. The liquid stuff made by Vitax is not to easy to find in garden centres , had to buy mine on...
    As @Mowerman said liquid weed and feed twice a year should keep your lawn clear of most nasties. The liquid stuff made by Vitax is not to easy to find in garden centres , had to buy mine on Amazon this year.
    As @Mowerman said liquid weed and feed twice a year should keep your lawn clear of most nasties. The liquid stuff made by Vitax is not to easy to find in garden centres , had to buy mine on Amazon this year.
    As @Mowerman said liquid weed and feed twice a year should keep your lawn clear of most nasties. The liquid stuff made by Vitax is not to easy to find in garden centres , had to buy mine on...
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  19. Zola

    Zola's Season 2

    Yes ...a summer high nitrogen feed. Liquid is ok but a granular one, in any diy store, would be better Fine to treat in autumn but give it a few weeks off for now :rasp:
    Yes ...a summer high nitrogen feed. Liquid is ok but a granular one, in any diy store, would be better Fine to treat in autumn but give it a few weeks off for now :rasp:
    Yes ...a summer high nitrogen feed. Liquid is ok but a granular one, in any diy store, would be better Fine to treat in autumn but give it a few weeks off for now :rasp:
    Yes ...a summer high nitrogen feed. Liquid is ok but a granular one, in any diy store, would be better Fine to treat in autumn but give it a few weeks off for now :rasp:
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  20. JonathanPark

    Clueless ! Turf or seed ?

    Looks like you are cutting too low jonathan. Raise the cut and try to mow at least once a week. Keep well watered too :) For me regular mowing and higher cut are two of the most important things...
    Looks like you are cutting too low jonathan. Raise the cut and try to mow at least once a week. Keep well watered too :) For me regular mowing and higher cut are two of the most important things to do to a lawn right now
    Looks like you are cutting too low jonathan. Raise the cut and try to mow at least once a week. Keep well watered too :) For me regular mowing and higher cut are two of the most important things to do to a lawn right now
    Looks like you are cutting too low jonathan. Raise the cut and try to mow at least once a week. Keep well watered too :) For me regular mowing and higher cut are two of the most important things...
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