"The ground looks baked at the edges but I suspect there is perhaps more red in the lawn not showing in the image which will be red thread .
Looks like the turf has knitted together well but the baked edges indicate lack of water and the turf is…"
It just looks to have dried out to me. Also, the surrounding bare ground looks very poor, stony etc. It’s also such a small area of turf that this in itself exacerbates the problem.
I also suspect that some pockets of air have formed, either by…"
"Box blit minimal, some frost damage.
Starting to see box Wood caterpillar on the west Berkshire/Hampshire boarder. Got all my customers putting out pheromone traps and spraying with nematodes.
Time to give up on box now me thinks."
"You can dig out all the roots by hand. Very time consuming and will take a couple of years to get rid. Glyphospate is more efficient.
I suggest you get yourself a book on wild flowers to help you identify weeds.
" it lookes very dry some of the plants at the side look like they could have been weed killed and all way round the edge a good water and a high nitrogen feed will sort the red thred out if that is what it is "