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My lawn is absolutely full of slender speedwell. Domestic lawn weedkiller has no effect whatsoever and the thought of hand weeding it all out fills me with fear and dread. Is there any solution other than to dig the lawn up and returf? As my
Cut out any plain green shoots developing on variegated shrubs and treesTreat moss and weeds in lawns with weed killer, and boost growth with a lawn feedHoe bare areas of soil to prevent weed seedlings from establishing themselvesPlant up ponds
Monty Don explains the benefits of hand weeding, demonstrating how to keep unwanted weeds at bay.all year round, particularly springMore advice on dealing with weedsHow to hoe effectivelyMaintaining a healthy lawnDealing with brambles
I have a small lawn which is full of Snowdrops when they have disappeared I also have weeds. Can I use weed and feed or something like it after the Snowdrops have become dormant or will it kill them as well.
Sow green manure crops to fill bare soilRemove pond weedsHoe and hand weed bordersFeed plants such as roses, shrubs and hedgesPrepare soil ready for sowing a lawn or laying turf during September and OctoberSend off for mail-order bulb catalogues
How do you get rid of stinging nettles in lawns? I love walking bare foot on grass and they ventured onto the lawn when it was neglected for two years. Dan x Use a selective weedkiller for treating broad-leaf weeds like dandelions- it will not harm
When we moved into our house 4 or 5 years ago we had a lovely lawn. However, it is being taken over by clover and buttercups. Is there a decent 'Weed and Feed' or any other method I could use to get my lawn back, please? I recommend this. Don
Hi all, just wondered if anybody could advise on how to get my lawn to look Green and lush. At the moment its patchy , few weeds and some moss in there too. Any products you swear by ? And any advice for upkeep too? Its only a small patch of grass
I have a small north-facing lawn and would like to cultivate an eco-friendly area, minus weeds and that would not require mowing. Ideas gratefully received.
On saturday i put some feed & weed on the lawn, it then rained a couple of hours after and most of yesterday afternoon. I have noticed large black patches forming where the main consentration of weeds are bit it seems to be turning the grass black