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Oliver Wright replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"Colin, it could have been anything 20 years ago. The number of products has reduced significantly. Before i can tell you definitively, i need to know the species of the grass you want to kill, and the species of the lawn. Please see the attached ide…"
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Colin Hunt replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"This sounds interesting Ollie.  We seem to have quite a few patches of soft light coloured grass that spreads out, invading some of our lawns.  Would the above work here? 20 years or so ago, my turf grower gave me a powder substance that we mixed wi…"
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Helen Gazeley replied to Russ Francis's discussion What are these ?
"Nightmare stuff, even though it's quite pretty when it's in full "frond". I've read that it's particularly fond of heavy wet ground, so improving the soil could be a helpful part of the long-term strategy."
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David Logue is now a member of Etesia mowers user group
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Fran Logue is now a member of Hard Landscaping Group
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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 &…"
4 hours 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…"
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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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9 Replies · Reply by Oliver Wright 1 hour 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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