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Hi everyone, I'm a novice gardener but undertook the job of seeding a new lawn as so:Rotivated 2 areas around 50 square metres each which has old grass on, applied pre-seed fertiliser, sprinkled seed as instructed, laid top soil over and gentle
that somewhere....so your lawn won't look much worse if you delay watering for a few days. When temps lift to a few degrees above freezing then water. Great thanks I agree, wait until you have warmer weather, not just one day, as verdun says it needs 5C to grow
What a disaster! If I hadn't been so conscientious in my effort to rid my lawn of moss I wouldn't have been in the position of having to repair the bare patches I'd created. Of course I wanted a lawn with stripes, but nice alternating green ones
I see blackbirds daily on my lawn. Think they are digging up worms. Feel awful when I cut the clover heads off when mowing the lawn but I have a dog and clearing up after him is not so easy with long grass!! :-) I always think of the flowers we
I have recently noticed 3 round yellow patches on my lawn? I have one dog but the lawn is fenced off. Does anyone know what this could be or how I can treat this? Well if its not your dog(you can use tomato juice to stop this,that is what I have
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.
I'm not one for manicured lawns. I think lawn weeds are pretty. I'd really like clumps of bird's foot trefoil, dandelions, daisies, creeping buttercup and self-heal growing among the grass in my garden. In fact, I've just planted some clover
Hi all, I've been fighting a losing battle with a poor, uneven, weed-riddled lawn. This year I plan to kill off the existing patch (about 30ft x 20ft) and relay with new turf. Last year I added a brick edging to the lawn which means I'm in a
Hi, I am helping someone with their lawn as they would like to create a bed in part of the garden for vegetables and level the lawn. There are dips of around 20cm deep and 4m2 in parts of the lawn, so substantially uneven. I wondered if I could
Hi. We bought a house which had a front garden that had been left to nature for many years. Brambles, nettles & weeds galore. Unfortunately the elderly lady who lived there was unable to tend to the garden or had any family to help. The front garden is approx 10m x 30m with a f...