Posted: 16/06/2013 at 11:17
I found this video a couple of months ago and now my lawn is on its way to being perfect. I don't have a large lawn so I used a rake and fork to replace the machines. It takes hard work (a good raking 3 times, fork once) but it will give you the results you are after. Advise for new gardener like me.....a normal B & Q feed & weed will do for the fertiliser and All-Purpose Compost will work for the top dressing he mentions. The seed doesn't have to be special either, I used B & Q value boxs. Give it a couple of months and maybe some more seeding of patches and the lawn will look great.
P.s. The top dressing acts as protection for the seeds. With it they are more likely to germinate. Therefore SPRINKLE it over the patches you put the seeds.