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  1. hedgefog
    Locked

    Does grass need watering even during winter?

    Okay, who "grassed"?:dunno::scratch::doh::heehee: :ideaIPB:I reckon it was the Lawn Ranger:snorky:
    Okay, who "grassed"?:dunno::scratch::doh::heehee: :ideaIPB:I reckon it was the Lawn Ranger:snorky:
    Okay, who "grassed"?:dunno::scratch::doh::heehee: :ideaIPB:I reckon it was the Lawn Ranger:snorky:
    Okay, who "grassed"?:dunno::scratch::doh::heehee: :ideaIPB:I reckon it was the Lawn Ranger:snorky:
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  2. tony84

    Dropped lawn

    Would that not be classed as compressing? :P
    Would that not be classed as compressing? :P
    Would that not be classed as compressing? :P
    Would that not be classed as compressing? :P
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  3. Sargan

    Yellow circles in new Lawn

    No dogs have access - I do occasionally see foxes.I removed and levelled ground, imported 26 T of screened topsoil, applied a pre-turf establishment fertilizer .. and turfed with quality...
    No dogs have access - I do occasionally see foxes.I removed and levelled ground, imported 26 T of screened topsoil, applied a pre-turf establishment fertilizer .. and turfed with quality turf. No treatment since ... and yellow circles appeared after about 3 weeks - before my first cut - so...
    No dogs have access - I do occasionally see foxes.I removed and levelled ground, imported 26 T of screened topsoil, applied a pre-turf establishment fertilizer .. and turfed with quality turf. No treatment since ... and yellow circles appeared...
    No dogs have access - I do occasionally see foxes.I removed and levelled ground, imported 26 T of screened topsoil, applied a pre-turf establishment fertilizer .. and turfed with quality...
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  4. hedgefog

    Why so much moss in my lawn?

    Another angle view to the lawn.
    Another angle view to the lawn.
    Another angle view to the lawn.
    Another angle view to the lawn.
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  5. silu

    Not strictly a lawn but presume principle the same.

    Yes unfortunately there is an awful lot of things which go on "behind closed doors" in the farming industry just like pretty much all other industries. Who'd have thought VW would have been up to...
    Yes unfortunately there is an awful lot of things which go on "behind closed doors" in the farming industry just like pretty much all other industries. Who'd have thought VW would have been up to their necks fiddling their emissions statistics! For some years I worked closely with the r and d of...
    Yes unfortunately there is an awful lot of things which go on "behind closed doors" in the farming industry just like pretty much all other industries. Who'd have thought VW would have been up to their necks fiddling their emissions...
    Yes unfortunately there is an awful lot of things which go on "behind closed doors" in the farming industry just like pretty much all other industries. Who'd have thought VW would have been up to...
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  6. tim091

    Gigantic fungi appeared on lawn

    There will be the tree roots beneath your lawn that's what they are growing on. Honey fungus grows on the roots of trees too so can emerge in lawns/open space up to 100ft from the trees.
    There will be the tree roots beneath your lawn that's what they are growing on. Honey fungus grows on the roots of trees too so can emerge in lawns/open space up to 100ft from the trees.
    There will be the tree roots beneath your lawn that's what they are growing on. Honey fungus grows on the roots of trees too so can emerge in lawns/open space up to 100ft from the trees.
    There will be the tree roots beneath your lawn that's what they are growing on. Honey fungus grows on the roots of trees too so can emerge in lawns/open space up to 100ft from the trees.
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  7. hedgefog

    Lawn edging advice

    Great thread with gems of instruction how to edge lawns with excellent photos. Much appreciated. Thanks.
    Great thread with gems of instruction how to edge lawns with excellent photos. Much appreciated. Thanks.
    Great thread with gems of instruction how to edge lawns with excellent photos. Much appreciated. Thanks.
    Great thread with gems of instruction how to edge lawns with excellent photos. Much appreciated. Thanks.
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  8. Mane

    Lawn - dead grass and moss

    Im in Essex. I may rake and spread few seeds and see how it goes.
    Im in Essex. I may rake and spread few seeds and see how it goes.
    Im in Essex. I may rake and spread few seeds and see how it goes.
    Im in Essex. I may rake and spread few seeds and see how it goes.
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  9. hoofy

    Scarifying and patch magic.

    Don’t rush yet as the seed is young. See how the weather pans out but apply to high an amount of nitrogen and it will harm the new growth. If need be a min of 6 weeks depending on the grass but as...
    Don’t rush yet as the seed is young. See how the weather pans out but apply to high an amount of nitrogen and it will harm the new growth. If need be a min of 6 weeks depending on the grass but as you top dressed that dressing will be feeding the grass so you should see a nice green up.
    Don’t rush yet as the seed is young. See how the weather pans out but apply to high an amount of nitrogen and it will harm the new growth. If need be a min of 6 weeks depending on the grass but as you top dressed that dressing will be feeding the...
    Don’t rush yet as the seed is young. See how the weather pans out but apply to high an amount of nitrogen and it will harm the new growth. If need be a min of 6 weeks depending on the grass but as...
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  10. Mane

    New front lawn - when to cut grass

    I let mine get to about 4 inches and cut it on the highest setting for the first few cuts. Make sure you have a sharp blade otherwise you run the risk of pulling it out
    I let mine get to about 4 inches and cut it on the highest setting for the first few cuts. Make sure you have a sharp blade otherwise you run the risk of pulling it out
    I let mine get to about 4 inches and cut it on the highest setting for the first few cuts. Make sure you have a sharp blade otherwise you run the risk of pulling it out
    I let mine get to about 4 inches and cut it on the highest setting for the first few cuts. Make sure you have a sharp blade otherwise you run the risk of pulling it out
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  11. danjr

    pre-Turfing advice ...?

    hi - about time i posted the pictures of the lawn all done! It's worked out great. We did get down as much grade A top soil as we could (which was only a few inches/maybe only a few cm in...
    hi - about time i posted the pictures of the lawn all done! It's worked out great. We did get down as much grade A top soil as we could (which was only a few inches/maybe only a few cm in places) and i also used pre-turf fertiliser (6:9:6). As soon as it was down i watered it and then that...
    hi - about time i posted the pictures of the lawn all done! It's worked out great. We did get down as much grade A top soil as we could (which was only a few inches/maybe only a few cm in places) and i also used pre-turf fertiliser (6:9:6). As...
    hi - about time i posted the pictures of the lawn all done! It's worked out great. We did get down as much grade A top soil as we could (which was only a few inches/maybe only a few cm in...
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  12. Mane

    New lawn and old lawn

    Looks like it’s well on it’s way back to recovering.
    Looks like it’s well on it’s way back to recovering.
    Looks like it’s well on it’s way back to recovering.
    Looks like it’s well on it’s way back to recovering.
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. roders
    Like x 8

    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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  20. 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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    3
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    200

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