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North facing bank, clay soil

Posted: 21/11/2014 at 10:43

RHS website recommends incorporating composted bark to improve soil structure.  I have done this on v. heavy clay much as you describe & it works a treat!  (Was composted wood chip though from felled Leylandii.)  Also, try foxgloves, I know they're not shrubs but they are low maintenance!  I've not had success with hostas on this type of soil!

Talkback: How to remove lawn weeds

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 10:15
I put a fork into the lawn, loosen the ground underneath the weed and surrounding turf, remove the weed (which usually comes out easily, all roots intact) then gently press the turf back down. Simple, effective and free!
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Talkback: How to remove lawn weeds

I put a fork into the lawn, loosen the ground underneath the weed and surrounding turf, remove the weed (which usually comes out easily, all... 
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