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  1. Max6389

    Fungus in lawn

    Thank you that's great. Have googled dog lichen and yes this looks the same as in my lawn. sounds like I have some work to do. You were also correct with the clay soil.
    Thank you that's great. Have googled dog lichen and yes this looks the same as in my lawn. sounds like I have some work to do. You were also correct with the clay soil.
    Thank you that's great. Have googled dog lichen and yes this looks the same as in my lawn. sounds like I have some work to do. You were also correct with the clay soil.
    Thank you that's great. Have googled dog lichen and yes this looks the same as in my lawn. sounds like I have some work to do. You were also correct with the clay soil.
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  2. luciusmaximus

    Treating Moss

    @Beckie76Do you rent them out? Why don't you bring them down with you next time you come? :snork:
    @Beckie76Do you rent them out? Why don't you bring them down with you next time you come? :snork:
    @Beckie76Do you rent them out? Why don't you bring them down with you next time you come? :snork:
    @Beckie76Do you rent them out? Why don't you bring them down with you next time you come? :snork:
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  3. JonathanPark

    Clueless ! Turf or seed ?

    Nothing so far (bar for 2 tiny bits) ... granted its only been 5 days but im wondering if i've sowed a bit too early ?
    Nothing so far (bar for 2 tiny bits) ... granted its only been 5 days but im wondering if i've sowed a bit too early ?
    Nothing so far (bar for 2 tiny bits) ... granted its only been 5 days but im wondering if i've sowed a bit too early ?
    Nothing so far (bar for 2 tiny bits) ... granted its only been 5 days but im wondering if i've sowed a bit too early ?
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  4. Passport1

    Feed for the lawn

    @Mowerman - Thanks for the reply and really great information. Really appreciate it. Thanks :-)
    @Mowerman - Thanks for the reply and really great information. Really appreciate it. Thanks :-)
    @Mowerman - Thanks for the reply and really great information. Really appreciate it. Thanks :-)
    @Mowerman - Thanks for the reply and really great information. Really appreciate it. Thanks :-)
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    142
  5. HarryS

    New to me - Lawn, Root Zone ?

    Hi Harry, we have used rootzone, loam/sand mix, very free draining and almost stoneless. Mixed with a little "fine" compost, it makes a good seed sowing mix. Lawn dressing seems a good use for it...
    Hi Harry, we have used rootzone, loam/sand mix, very free draining and almost stoneless. Mixed with a little "fine" compost, it makes a good seed sowing mix. Lawn dressing seems a good use for it too (but not having a lawn?) :)
    Hi Harry, we have used rootzone, loam/sand mix, very free draining and almost stoneless. Mixed with a little "fine" compost, it makes a good seed sowing mix. Lawn dressing seems a good use for it too (but not having a lawn?) :)
    Hi Harry, we have used rootzone, loam/sand mix, very free draining and almost stoneless. Mixed with a little "fine" compost, it makes a good seed sowing mix. Lawn dressing seems a good use for it...
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  6. 2nd_bassoon

    Tackling the "lawn"

    Thanks @Mowerman, that's very helpful. I hadn't thought about weedkilling, will look into options there - the hens don't have access to the lawn (thanks Defra) but they are right next to it so...
    Thanks @Mowerman, that's very helpful. I hadn't thought about weedkilling, will look into options there - the hens don't have access to the lawn (thanks Defra) but they are right next to it so will check on overspill etc. There are definitely wild violets in there, having googled some pictures...
    Thanks @Mowerman, that's very helpful. I hadn't thought about weedkilling, will look into options there - the hens don't have access to the lawn (thanks Defra) but they are right next to it so will check on overspill etc. There are definitely...
    Thanks @Mowerman, that's very helpful. I hadn't thought about weedkilling, will look into options there - the hens don't have access to the lawn (thanks Defra) but they are right next to it so...
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  7. Portisgrass

    Lawn mower technical help. Throttle doesn't work.

    Thanks people for those. It's the throttle stop. Was wound in too much!!
    Thanks people for those. It's the throttle stop. Was wound in too much!!
    Thanks people for those. It's the throttle stop. Was wound in too much!!
    Thanks people for those. It's the throttle stop. Was wound in too much!!
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  8. Gn0me

    New turf already dying?

    It usually is, yet somehow they always seem to make us feel like it's our fault.As for extreme watering, as long as it drains freely and doesn't form puddles on the surface, I doubt very much...
    It usually is, yet somehow they always seem to make us feel like it's our fault.As for extreme watering, as long as it drains freely and doesn't form puddles on the surface, I doubt very much you'll drown it. Anything you do with a regular hose and sprinkler is nothing compared to a good...
    It usually is, yet somehow they always seem to make us feel like it's our fault.As for extreme watering, as long as it drains freely and doesn't form puddles on the surface, I doubt very much you'll drown it. Anything you do with a regular...
    It usually is, yet somehow they always seem to make us feel like it's our fault.As for extreme watering, as long as it drains freely and doesn't form puddles on the surface, I doubt very much...
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  9. Keith Thomas

    Waterlogged soil and lawn

    What sort of sand should I add? Is it just builders sand?Cheers Keith
    What sort of sand should I add? Is it just builders sand?Cheers Keith
    What sort of sand should I add? Is it just builders sand?Cheers Keith
    What sort of sand should I add? Is it just builders sand?Cheers Keith
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  10. Gn0me

    Temporarily remove turf

    The door is quite rickety. In fact, the bottom hinge is no longer attached to the frame because that part of the frame has rotted which is probably the result of the grass & soil being so close to...
    The door is quite rickety. In fact, the bottom hinge is no longer attached to the frame because that part of the frame has rotted which is probably the result of the grass & soil being so close to it originally.I will have a rethink and give priority to the best solution for keeping the...
    The door is quite rickety. In fact, the bottom hinge is no longer attached to the frame because that part of the frame has rotted which is probably the result of the grass & soil being so close to it originally.I will have a rethink and give...
    The door is quite rickety. In fact, the bottom hinge is no longer attached to the frame because that part of the frame has rotted which is probably the result of the grass & soil being so close to...
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  11. zMastaa

    Advice needed on inherited lawn

    Just wondering as seen a fair few new builds where the builders have dumped tonnes of topsoil, simply raked it around and thrown a load of grass seed on top. After heavy rain, feet can literally...
    Just wondering as seen a fair few new builds where the builders have dumped tonnes of topsoil, simply raked it around and thrown a load of grass seed on top. After heavy rain, feet can literally sink right into the soil.Your lawn looks like it needs levelling otherwise you could always end up...
    Just wondering as seen a fair few new builds where the builders have dumped tonnes of topsoil, simply raked it around and thrown a load of grass seed on top. After heavy rain, feet can literally sink right into the soil.Your lawn looks like it...
    Just wondering as seen a fair few new builds where the builders have dumped tonnes of topsoil, simply raked it around and thrown a load of grass seed on top. After heavy rain, feet can literally...
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  12. bigbore

    Spring lawn care

    But the post question was about the best care for lawns , which Kris has given. I don't think eyebrows need to be raised. Maybe an alternate lawn style post needs to be raised :biggrin:
    But the post question was about the best care for lawns , which Kris has given. I don't think eyebrows need to be raised. Maybe an alternate lawn style post needs to be raised :biggrin:
    But the post question was about the best care for lawns , which Kris has given. I don't think eyebrows need to be raised. Maybe an alternate lawn style post needs to be raised :biggrin:
    But the post question was about the best care for lawns , which Kris has given. I don't think eyebrows need to be raised. Maybe an alternate lawn style post needs to be raised :biggrin:
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  13. JDQuinn

    Prep work advice for large lawn

    Back when I moved into this house, and had the need to lay a new lawn, I did buy this book. I even followed the advice in it. The big problem is, I soon found out that it was not all that...
    Back when I moved into this house, and had the need to lay a new lawn, I did buy this book. I even followed the advice in it. The big problem is, I soon found out that it was not all that practical or correct (IMHO) in certain aspects, especially as regards larger lawns.
    Back when I moved into this house, and had the need to lay a new lawn, I did buy this book. I even followed the advice in it. The big problem is, I soon found out that it was not all that practical or correct (IMHO) in certain aspects, especially...
    Back when I moved into this house, and had the need to lay a new lawn, I did buy this book. I even followed the advice in it. The big problem is, I soon found out that it was not all that...
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  14. Scott_369

    Clay soil and new grass

    It would be wise to calculate the cubic volume i.e. length x width x height (depth) and add a good bit extra on top.Buying topsoil in bulk, say half a tonne, will work out heck of a lot cheaper...
    It would be wise to calculate the cubic volume i.e. length x width x height (depth) and add a good bit extra on top.Buying topsoil in bulk, say half a tonne, will work out heck of a lot cheaper than buying it in bags from a DIY store. You can always use the spare to invigorate flower beds etc....
    It would be wise to calculate the cubic volume i.e. length x width x height (depth) and add a good bit extra on top.Buying topsoil in bulk, say half a tonne, will work out heck of a lot cheaper than buying it in bags from a DIY store. You can...
    It would be wise to calculate the cubic volume i.e. length x width x height (depth) and add a good bit extra on top.Buying topsoil in bulk, say half a tonne, will work out heck of a lot cheaper...
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  15. Quentin Jackson

    Grass Seed mixes / suppliers

    Thanks Mowerman I will probably try the premium seed as it is in a lower wear part of the garden not the football open lawn area swing area.
    Thanks Mowerman I will probably try the premium seed as it is in a lower wear part of the garden not the football open lawn area swing area.
    Thanks Mowerman I will probably try the premium seed as it is in a lower wear part of the garden not the football open lawn area swing area.
    Thanks Mowerman I will probably try the premium seed as it is in a lower wear part of the garden not the football open lawn area swing area.
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  16. nikirushka

    Thyme lawn

    Oh, that would be bliss. Far too expensive though. And, dog poo :snork: Too many horror stories!But, I have found a couple of the brands Liz mentioned on ebay for a decent price so I'm investigating...
    Oh, that would be bliss. Far too expensive though. And, dog poo :snork: Too many horror stories!But, I have found a couple of the brands Liz mentioned on ebay for a decent price so I'm investigating that a bit more. And looking at possible alternatives - there are some auction houses locally...
    Oh, that would be bliss. Far too expensive though. And, dog poo :snork: Too many horror stories!But, I have found a couple of the brands Liz mentioned on ebay for a decent price so I'm investigating that a bit more. And looking at possible...
    Oh, that would be bliss. Far too expensive though. And, dog poo :snork: Too many horror stories!But, I have found a couple of the brands Liz mentioned on ebay for a decent price so I'm investigating...
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  17. mharf

    Yorkshire fog/weed grass

    You can get rid of patches of weed grass completely by using a total kill weedkiller (Glyphosate-based). It is the only way to be sure to get rid of it. Something like roundup, resolver or other...
    You can get rid of patches of weed grass completely by using a total kill weedkiller (Glyphosate-based). It is the only way to be sure to get rid of it. Something like roundup, resolver or other weedkiller will do the job. It will kill ALL grass though, so be careful with it. The good thing...
    You can get rid of patches of weed grass completely by using a total kill weedkiller (Glyphosate-based). It is the only way to be sure to get rid of it. Something like roundup, resolver or other weedkiller will do the job. It will kill ALL grass...
    You can get rid of patches of weed grass completely by using a total kill weedkiller (Glyphosate-based). It is the only way to be sure to get rid of it. Something like roundup, resolver or other...
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  18. dsburny

    New lawn going brown

    There are three different approaches that come to mind. Professional, do it yourself or don't do it.Professional is the easy way to go but can be expensive (can always get a quote) but less...
    There are three different approaches that come to mind. Professional, do it yourself or don't do it.Professional is the easy way to go but can be expensive (can always get a quote) but less satisfying if you like doing things yourself.DIY is time consuming but can be done by using...
    There are three different approaches that come to mind. Professional, do it yourself or don't do it.Professional is the easy way to go but can be expensive (can always get a quote) but less satisfying if you like doing things yourself.DIY is...
    There are three different approaches that come to mind. Professional, do it yourself or don't do it.Professional is the easy way to go but can be expensive (can always get a quote) but less...
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  19. The Early Bushman
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  20. dvs

    Topsoil for new turf

    best thing to do is phone a local company and ask for a grade 1 top soil.
    best thing to do is phone a local company and ask for a grade 1 top soil.
    best thing to do is phone a local company and ask for a grade 1 top soil.
    best thing to do is phone a local company and ask for a grade 1 top soil.
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