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as you can, wiggling it back and ofrth and then pour sharp sand down the holes to improve drainage and aeration. Annual mulching in autumnw ith a few inches of well rotted garden comost and/or manure will also help. The worms will work it in over
patch to aerate it, before chucking seed and compost (if that's what you decide to do having seen other people's advice). As an "other people" I agree totally with Busy-Lizzie. "nuff said from me. Good luck with it.
it then pitch fork (aerate?) it tonight. is it then advisable to use a combined lawn feed and moss killer? any other help would definitely be appreciated! thanks.
aerate the heap and should encourage a good compost. You could cover the heap to keep the cats out while it was composting (old carpet, polythene, cardboard etc).
,but will do it again.this spring.thankyou for all your advice.ifound it so helpful Moss in a lawn is invariably due to poor drainage / soil compaction. After you have raked out the moss, use a fork or hollow tine aerator to spike the lawn and brush sharp sand
the waistline and bingo wings and much more fun than the gym), gathering up the moss and thatch of dead grass and putting it on the compost heap, and I am spiking the lawn as deeply as I can with a fork to improve aeration and drainage. In the autumn I plan
it ! Good luck to yourself tho'. Perhaps tools with a single direction moving part are beyond my scope of experience ! Hi Pete, I do agree with holes left in the lawn but regard it as aeration! I just filled mine with compost and sprinkled some lawn seed
found it eventually on the net and was called dog lichen. Treatment is the same as for moss, scarification, aeration and feed and weed. How to get rid of clover which is taking over our lawn I have honey coloured with mid-brown "gills" fungi in lawn. I
in plastic tray s with holes in for aeration. A Lot of them seem to root or do not perform as well the next year and I do feel them during and after flowering. Would it be an idea to store them like dahlia tubers in dry compost? any help would be much
by bald patches in summer. You could try aeration with a tine fork, but I'm afraid you have already hit on the real solution, which is to dig it up, find out what the problem is, prepare the soil properly, and returf. fazzini wrote (see) I am after