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crane flys?

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 16:35

I think I'd try aerating and scarifying the lawn - it looks a bit compacted to me - then treat with a spring lawn treatment that will kill off weeds and moss while fertilising the grass. 

Raise the cutter bar on the mower to leave the grass a bit longer so it's not scalped.  If the lawn's still a bit thin by September then rake it thoroughly and scatter some lawn seed over the whole lawn, and stand well back

crane flys?

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 09:11

Can we see  pics of the lawn and brown patches please Primrosecottage?

How to sow wild flower seeds on grass

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 09:08
Chris Mason wrote (see)

This so what I have decided todo, I will rotivate the ground, I'll put out native grass seeds sparingly (I'll let them go to seed so they sow themselves thus saving me money) and I'll do as suggested and I'll grow the flowers indoors and put out once established. 

 

Native plants won't be happy indoors - grow them in pots outside in a sheltered area.

Good luck

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 07:35

It's like this Clari


 and if you look closer


 

crane flys?

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 07:30

Hopefully you've a colony of bats somewhere near you - they'll swoop low over your garden and catch them on summer nights

https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=759

Any advice needed!

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 07:18

Is that decking above the damp course?  How has it been fixed?  Could that be causing a problem?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 07:16


 Here you are Winter

Garden Moles

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 07:09

Well, if the golf club are happy then that sounds great!  Good luck!

Screening

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 07:06

I think crab apples (malus) would work nicely

We had a similar query not long ago (but for SW France) - there were several suggestions made here http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/garden-design/tree-recommendations-for-my-site-please/621496.html but certainly malus was considered suitable, and could certainly be kept to the height you want.  If crab apples are happy in your area then I'd go for it!  Sounds a lovely idea

Garden Moles

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 06:54

You will need evidence that it was your product that worked and not that the moles have packed up and moved elsewhere when food supplies in your garden were exhausted or conditions change - that's what they tend to do. 

Have you done trials in other gardens/parks/fields?

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