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Oliver Wright replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"Paul, there are a couple of options which may be worth looking at. You can get quite good control of certain grass species if the grass is mown quite short the night before a sharp frost. I have done this before for removing brome out of a rye mix &…"
8 minutes ago
Oliver Wright replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Chafer grubs and badgers....
"Nick, regardless how well fed the lawn is, if you have a chafer grub infestation the only way you are going to get any amount of control is with Merit Turf. It may also be worth pointing out that there are already wispers in the trade about how long…"
19 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Chafer grubs and badgers....
"One thing we have noticed that where we have repaired badger damage in the past (new topsoil, seed etc) when the badgers have returned they have gone to weaker sections of grass.
Would a well fed lawn be less prone to attack?"
2 hours ago
Graeme @ BGS replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Chafer grubs and badgers....
"Even if you killed off the key attraction to them unfortunately this alone will not deter the badgers from returning. Agree it would have some benefit but they will return.  The chafer grubs must be dealt with or with or without the badgers you will…"
2 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Chafer grubs and badgers....
"Is it possible for to pass the job on to a sub-contractor and take a comission?"
3 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to Sam Lever's discussion Business expansion
""..................(they) talk utter nonsense......" made me laugh Neil!"
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Paul McNulty replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"Couldn't get better!This is a lawn with underground streams, a failed soakaway, and despite drains being put in is wet and spongy in the driest times. The only good sign is it's heavy clay, and very fertile.
I'm learning a lot, which is a good thing."
11 hours ago
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Carex in lawns

This was asked a while ago but there was never a definitive answer and a client wants me to eradicate carex from their lawn. Do Progreen or Agri-chem have any suggestions? My feeling is that mowing will only cause them to grow lower, and still…

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7 Replies · Reply by Oliver Wright 8 minutes ago

Business expansion

Hi there I have been trading now as a general Landscaper for around 10 years.  I have struggled to get enough work in the past, although it has been a bit better over the last couple of years.  I therefore have two questions: Firstly, how does…

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8 Replies · Reply by Colin Hunt 4 hours ago

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