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4thPanda

Hi all 

Have just created a new bed in the lawn but have this left over:


Not entirely sure how though as it's not like the level in the bed has gone down  

So ...... the question is ....... what do I do with the left overs? Can I use it to level out my lawn a bit or just bin it in the brown bin (once they are emptied) - I don't have a compost heap.

Thanks 

Wintersong

Don't bin it Panda

OMG,  I stacked my leftover turf last year face to face in a shady corner and this year I have gorgeous loam! 

It really does turn into great soil 

Blue Onion

Stack it in the corner for using next year.. Or use it to fill the bottom of a very large pot (with a good amount of container compost on top).   

4thPanda

Never thought about putting it in the bottom of a large pot - genius idea Blue Onion 

Might go for the stacking idea though - do you put it on anything or just straight onto the ground?

With left over turves I bury them in the garden.  If preparing a new lawn I bury the top turves upside down. Or in a planting area.  Or in veg patch.  Or upside down in compost heap.  Or stack them for use in the autumn.

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Wintersong

My stacks went on bare soil just out of full sun and left for a whole year 

4thPanda

I did bury half of them in the bed - still can't work out why these are left over 

Woodgreen wonderboy

You could put it in a black bin liner to rot off. making nice loam?

4thPanda

And that wins it Woody  Would I put holes in the bag a la leaf mould?

But did I get second place Panda? 

4thPanda

Join top Verdun as I had already put a load of it in at the bottom of the bed  

4thPanda

I should thank you all so no one gets upset 

 

Thank you 

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Wintersong

The reason it looks like a lot more soil panda is the air you dug into it, will settle again soon 

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