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Posted: 24/03/2014 at 19:17

If it is really bad then you need to replace it. Turf is quicker seed is cheaper.

check out

How big is it? Any Photos?


plant ID

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 16:26

Anyone take a punt in these three, I guess the first two are weeds the last is a plant that flowered last summer and I haven't cut back yet.


Looking at the broad leaf plants under the hedge.


Dahlia Tubers

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 17:47

whats the difference between tubers and seeds? I am growing mine from seeds why buy tubers?

Talkback: How to grow sunflowers from seed

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 20:00
Mine are 2 inches high and outside in pots doing fine

Gardeners world

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 20:02
Anyone know where I can download previous seasons of gardens world. I watched last year but would like to watch previous seasons as only just got into gardening and good advice doesn't change!

Nervous Gardener

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 13:53

below is a photo of my lawn the first 3 metres or so are the bits that looked bad. I raked hard the other day and removed a mattress bag x2 worth of moss which i am now wondering what to do with!


Nervous Gardener

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 13:46

this website is really good.

Expect the lawn to look a lot worse before it gets better. I started work on mine last autumn. the section i hit hard looked so bad i stopped short of completing the whole lawn. It was basically mud! I look at it now and its the best bit all green and no moss while the rest is still bad.

I treated my 500m2 lawn today with a 4 in 1 moss killer/feed as rain is likely over next few days. I will then rake it (electric one I got cheaper long term than hire) in 2 weeks and over-seed in about 3 weeks or so.

Thats seems to be the general idea from the lawn smith guy. 


Overall my lawn is a bit lumpy and i often scrap with the ride on mower even on high setting. Only two ways to stop this are to replace the entire lawn or to lift turf and remove soil in high spots but its a big lawn and a lot of work so leave that until late spring early summer IMO.


pergola - wisteria or clematis?

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 02:36
Theses look amazing.

Also groupon have a de for arches


Posted: 05/03/2014 at 19:00

try great site for lawn advice.

Is it too soon to split sedums?

Posted: 05/03/2014 at 15:48
Mine are about 30cm across. At what size what you consider dividing?

Discussions started by Bluebaron

plant IDS

Perennial flower bed and Ground Elder 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:17

bay tree pruning

making a huge lollypop 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 09:38

pruning shrubs for growth

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Last Post: 18/04/2014 at 11:41

What's eating my peas?

Birds,slugs, mice or who knows what? 
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Last Post: 08/04/2014 at 13:12

sunflowers planting out

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Last Post: 14/04/2014 at 23:07


in my seed pots 
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Last Post: 02/04/2014 at 17:37


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Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 15:58

plant ID

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Last Post: 24/03/2014 at 18:49

Gardeners world

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Last Post: 18/03/2014 at 20:16

Boundary hedging

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Last Post: 02/03/2014 at 15:03

Mondays pop quiz!

Plant ID's! 
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Last Post: 24/02/2014 at 18:24

driving on the grass

how can i fix this 
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Last Post: 24/02/2014 at 17:03

warming of soil

should I warm the soil in my vegetable plot 
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Last Post: 20/02/2014 at 16:57

Plant ID please

Lawn weeds? 
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Last Post: 06/02/2014 at 14:32

Irrigation systems

Irrigation systems 
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