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  1. danjr

    pre-Turfing advice ...?

    Hello @danjr :sign0016: to GC, we're a friendly bunch and there's members who will give you sound advice regarding your turf and soil when they come on line and maybe in the meantime there may be points for...
    Hello @danjr :sign0016: to GC, we're a friendly bunch and there's members who will give you sound advice regarding your turf and soil when they come on line and maybe in the meantime there may be points for the lawn discussions added below which can help you :)Lawns
    Hello @danjr :sign0016: to GC, we're a friendly bunch and there's members who will give you sound advice regarding your turf and soil when they come on line and maybe in the meantime there may be points for the lawn discussions added below which can help...
    Hello @danjr :sign0016: to GC, we're a friendly bunch and there's members who will give you sound advice regarding your turf and soil when they come on line and maybe in the meantime there may be points for...
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  2. 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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  3. PeterGMc

    Concerned about quality of new turf

    Redwing is Profile page is available...most likely late replying :scratch:
    Redwing is Profile page is available...most likely late replying :scratch:
    Redwing is Profile page is available...most likely late replying :scratch:
    Redwing is Profile page is available...most likely late replying :scratch:
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  4. Andrew Mcchrystal

    My garden is full of weeds and nettles

    Lucius ...you've done well with your garden besides other areas of your home besides ;) ...your not wonder woman mate :whistle:
    Lucius ...you've done well with your garden besides other areas of your home besides ;) ...your not wonder woman mate :whistle:
    Lucius ...you've done well with your garden besides other areas of your home besides ;) ...your not wonder woman mate :whistle:
    Lucius ...you've done well with your garden besides other areas of your home besides ;) ...your not wonder woman mate :whistle:
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  5. Loulou78

    Lawn issue

    Good point Harry :thumbsup:
    Good point Harry :thumbsup:
    Good point Harry :thumbsup:
    Good point Harry :thumbsup:
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  6. Sootylfc

    Cutting direction for lawn

    was looking at the lawn pix. counting the passes. I would say that area is only the size of our left side lawn, the right side need one square also. now, if I take that square and put it in...
    was looking at the lawn pix. counting the passes. I would say that area is only the size of our left side lawn, the right side need one square also. now, if I take that square and put it in the front I would need 6 squares for the front. now the back 4 squares, now the back back another...
    was looking at the lawn pix. counting the passes. I would say that area is only the size of our left side lawn, the right side need one square also. now, if I take that square and put it in the front I would need 6 squares for the front. ...
    was looking at the lawn pix. counting the passes. I would say that area is only the size of our left side lawn, the right side need one square also. now, if I take that square and put it in...
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  7. wiseowl

    New lawn rectangular dry area

    Good afternoon @Liz the pot I tried that but it kept running,because it is on a slope;)
    Good afternoon @Liz the pot I tried that but it kept running,because it is on a slope;)
    Good afternoon @Liz the pot I tried that but it kept running,because it is on a slope;)
    Good afternoon @Liz the pot I tried that but it kept running,because it is on a slope;)
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  8. JDB

    Lawn woes

    Thanks - I'll look into trying out a patch first and see how it goes.
    Thanks - I'll look into trying out a patch first and see how it goes.
    Thanks - I'll look into trying out a patch first and see how it goes.
    Thanks - I'll look into trying out a patch first and see how it goes.
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  9. HarryS

    Mow or No Mow in dry spell ?

    I mow when it needs cutting. :noidea: :heehee: In dry weather I leave it slightly longer. My theory, whether right or wrong, is that slightly longer grass gives the it more chance to catch any dew that might...
    I mow when it needs cutting. :noidea: :heehee: In dry weather I leave it slightly longer. My theory, whether right or wrong, is that slightly longer grass gives the it more chance to catch any dew that might form.In peak growing times when there is rain to keep it watered I mow the main lawns twice a week,...
    I mow when it needs cutting. :noidea: :heehee: In dry weather I leave it slightly longer. My theory, whether right or wrong, is that slightly longer grass gives the it more chance to catch any dew that might form.In peak growing times when there is rain to...
    I mow when it needs cutting. :noidea: :heehee: In dry weather I leave it slightly longer. My theory, whether right or wrong, is that slightly longer grass gives the it more chance to catch any dew that might...
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  10. Matt-tropical

    Lawn gets a good beating but watch this space

    Really quick pic been proper busy this weekend and on nights this week. The grass has got really long and we haven’t had rain for 17 days or nights so will be a while before I start to bring it...
    Really quick pic been proper busy this weekend and on nights this week. The grass has got really long and we haven’t had rain for 17 days or nights so will be a while before I start to bring it down to it’s proper height. The seed has taken well and has had a lot of foot traffic while it was...
    Really quick pic been proper busy this weekend and on nights this week. The grass has got really long and we haven’t had rain for 17 days or nights so will be a while before I start to bring it down to it’s proper height. The seed has taken well...
    Really quick pic been proper busy this weekend and on nights this week. The grass has got really long and we haven’t had rain for 17 days or nights so will be a while before I start to bring it...
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  11. Zola

    Lawn Issues

    Looks like it’s an uneven spray of fertiliser. Normally you need to work out the area size then calculate the amount of fertiliser but rather than baffle you a little tip is to use a dye in the...
    Looks like it’s an uneven spray of fertiliser. Normally you need to work out the area size then calculate the amount of fertiliser but rather than baffle you a little tip is to use a dye in the liquid so you can see where you have been. The equipment needs to be clean so that you have an even...
    Looks like it’s an uneven spray of fertiliser. Normally you need to work out the area size then calculate the amount of fertiliser but rather than baffle you a little tip is to use a dye in the liquid so you can see where you have been. The...
    Looks like it’s an uneven spray of fertiliser. Normally you need to work out the area size then calculate the amount of fertiliser but rather than baffle you a little tip is to use a dye in the...
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  12. gardenflop

    What's happened to my new lawn?

    That looks like a sun job to me...our lawn on the back garden ended up like that in the end after the dog had half ruined it besides.
    That looks like a sun job to me...our lawn on the back garden ended up like that in the end after the dog had half ruined it besides.
    That looks like a sun job to me...our lawn on the back garden ended up like that in the end after the dog had half ruined it besides.
    That looks like a sun job to me...our lawn on the back garden ended up like that in the end after the dog had half ruined it besides.
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  13. Gabriel Syme

    Advice on scarifying

    It just depends on the amount of moss to how well the 4 in 1 works. Once you have it under control it will work fine but due to the low levels of Fe you need to apply it at full rates. Fe or iron...
    It just depends on the amount of moss to how well the 4 in 1 works. Once you have it under control it will work fine but due to the low levels of Fe you need to apply it at full rates. Fe or iron hardens up the grass plant, it’s what it’s designed to do but the iron also kills and deters moss....
    It just depends on the amount of moss to how well the 4 in 1 works. Once you have it under control it will work fine but due to the low levels of Fe you need to apply it at full rates. Fe or iron hardens up the grass plant, it’s what it’s...
    It just depends on the amount of moss to how well the 4 in 1 works. Once you have it under control it will work fine but due to the low levels of Fe you need to apply it at full rates. Fe or iron...
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  14. Keith Thomas

    HELP fixing lawn

    Definitely will do. I’ll try to keep this post updated with the progress I make.Thanks again for all the help and advice.
    Definitely will do. I’ll try to keep this post updated with the progress I make.Thanks again for all the help and advice.
    Definitely will do. I’ll try to keep this post updated with the progress I make.Thanks again for all the help and advice.
    Definitely will do. I’ll try to keep this post updated with the progress I make.Thanks again for all the help and advice.
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  15. 2nd_bassoon

    Lawn turning grey

    You need to let new growth establish first mate :thumbsup:...just a shame your lawn went like that :dunno: :)
    You need to let new growth establish first mate :thumbsup:...just a shame your lawn went like that :dunno: :)
    You need to let new growth establish first mate :thumbsup:...just a shame your lawn went like that :dunno: :)
    You need to let new growth establish first mate :thumbsup:...just a shame your lawn went like that :dunno: :)
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  16. Selleri

    What's your Dandelion Strategy?

    Good morning another reason for leaving Dandelions alone,I have 3 pairs of goldfinches in my garden and they just love them:blue thumb:
    Good morning another reason for leaving Dandelions alone,I have 3 pairs of goldfinches in my garden and they just love them:blue thumb:
    Good morning another reason for leaving Dandelions alone,I have 3 pairs of goldfinches in my garden and they just love them:blue thumb:
    Good morning another reason for leaving Dandelions alone,I have 3 pairs of goldfinches in my garden and they just love them:blue thumb:
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  17. Gn0me

    Steps to take for rejuvenating my lawn in Spring?

    Yep, makes good sense GnOme
    Yep, makes good sense GnOme
    Yep, makes good sense GnOme
    Yep, makes good sense GnOme
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  18. Nikingham

    Please help

    Purchase the Evergreen weed and feed as suggested and purchase this spreader. Scotts Miracle-Gro EvenGreen Drop Spreader: Amazon.co.uk: Garden & OutdoorsThe setting will be number 6.The little...
    Purchase the Evergreen weed and feed as suggested and purchase this spreader. Scotts Miracle-Gro EvenGreen Drop Spreader: Amazon.co.uk: Garden & OutdoorsThe setting will be number 6.The little book will show how to spread with the spreader. You do 2 lines either side of the lawn then you...
    Purchase the Evergreen weed and feed as suggested and purchase this spreader. Scotts Miracle-Gro EvenGreen Drop Spreader: Amazon.co.uk: Garden & OutdoorsThe setting will be number 6.The little book will show how to spread with the spreader....
    Purchase the Evergreen weed and feed as suggested and purchase this spreader. Scotts Miracle-Gro EvenGreen Drop Spreader: Amazon.co.uk: Garden & OutdoorsThe setting will be number 6.The little...
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  19. DMC611

    Where To Start? Lawn Advice Please...

    Hiya Dan.....warm welcome :) Yes, exactly that. A good time to sort your lawn too When you turn over the top level of grass make sure you place it green side down and at least 20 or 30 cm...
    Hiya Dan.....warm welcome :) Yes, exactly that. A good time to sort your lawn too When you turn over the top level of grass make sure you place it green side down and at least 20 or 30 cm deep. Make sure you firm well and level well before you lay any turf. The very best way to firm the soil is...
    Hiya Dan.....warm welcome :) Yes, exactly that. A good time to sort your lawn too When you turn over the top level of grass make sure you place it green side down and at least 20 or 30 cm deep. Make sure you firm well and level well before you lay...
    Hiya Dan.....warm welcome :) Yes, exactly that. A good time to sort your lawn too When you turn over the top level of grass make sure you place it green side down and at least 20 or 30 cm...
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  20. Snorky85

    General Lawn Maintenance Advice

    Was also good at worm cast control but it’s now banned Mike so can’t be used. There are other products that can be used but the price for applications and repeat treatment is expensive and so not...
    Was also good at worm cast control but it’s now banned Mike so can’t be used. There are other products that can be used but the price for applications and repeat treatment is expensive and so not an option for most domestic properties. 1250m2 would cost if I was to apply one I use a nice £250...
    Was also good at worm cast control but it’s now banned Mike so can’t be used. There are other products that can be used but the price for applications and repeat treatment is expensive and so not an option for most domestic properties. 1250m2...
    Was also good at worm cast control but it’s now banned Mike so can’t be used. There are other products that can be used but the price for applications and repeat treatment is expensive and so not...
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