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  Topic: Roll out turf
George

Replies: 5
Views: 6137

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:28 pm   Subject: Roll out turf
Bit of fertilizer high in Potassium (K) will help as well



Grass bought and layed, thanks for all the help from this great site Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
  Topic: 1 year old lawn---what spring feed does it need?
George

Replies: 5
Views: 6719

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:18 pm   Subject: 1 year old lawn---what spring feed does it need?
3 weeks later Smile

looks bit better Smile
  Topic: Fine dry soil
George

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:03 am   Subject: Fine dry soil
With this weather i feel safe Smile


PS
fertilizer 6-2-20 applied as well .
i will post pictures "after" in 2 weeks time

Looking good, now add some peat moss between the joins and k ...
  Topic: Fine dry soil
George

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:11 pm   Subject: Fine dry soil
I used sand ! thanks for that.
Easy to level , job can be done even in rain !


Unless the soil you already have is full of large stones or you are planning to lay a bowling green, I would just la ...
  Topic: 1 year old lawn---what spring feed does it need?
George

Replies: 5
Views: 6719

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:31 pm   Subject: Re: 1 year old lawn---what spring feed does it need?
Hi,

This month i start applying: Osmo: 15-3-8(+2 Mg)+1 Fe and i think you you should go with similar NPK numbers.
Added magnesium helps give lawns a deep, green colour, and "Fe"rrous for ...
  Topic: Fine dry soil
George

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:18 am   Subject: Fine dry soil
Good one, I never heard about laying turf on pure sand, how thick should be layer of sand ?
As I understand roots will go thru it and get into soil ?
Drainage is fine there water is not staying ther ...
  Topic: Fine dry soil
George

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:01 pm   Subject: Fine dry soil
George - I can't answer your question but, if you need the tonnes you mention, would it matter if it had to be lorried in from 25 miles away? I presume a lorry will be involved anyway.

This proje ...
  Topic: Fine dry soil
George

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:54 pm   Subject: Fine dry soil
I have to install around 170 sqm of turf grass.
Ground is leveled a bit, now i would like to finish it with fine dry soil before putting down turf. With dry soil job will go much easier. I dont want ...
  Topic: Fine dry soil
George

Replies: 13
Views: 12965

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:43 pm   Subject: Fine dry soil
Hi

Does anyone know where in Dublin can i buy fine "dry" soil ?
I need few tones of it.
Few garden centers have "dry enough" soil but sieve was 20mm so still have loads of st ...
  Topic: Organic lawn feed and moss remover
George

Replies: 4
Views: 6556

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2015 9:34 pm   Subject: Re: Organic lawn feed and moss remover
I want to use an organic lawn feed and moss remover. I realise it's too late now so this is for the spring.

Has anyone used Osmo or Mo Bacter?

Which would be the best to use, one which doesn't ...
  Topic: Sourcing of compost for top dressing
George

Replies: 9
Views: 11072

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:26 am   Subject: Sourcing of compost for top dressing
cheers, will pass that on, i know someone on the southside looking for compo

st.


I will let you know how good is it after few weeks Smile
Now weather is helping me with my project Wink after ove ...
  Topic: Sourcing of compost for top dressing
George

Replies: 9
Views: 11072

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:19 am   Subject: Sourcing of compost for top dressing
george, how muuch do they charge for that amount of compost?

300e
  Topic: Sourcing of compost for top dressing
George

Replies: 9
Views: 11072

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2015 10:01 pm   Subject: Sourcing of compost for top dressing
Try Envirogrind in Pettigo. Their product has a fine texture and good fertility. I use it to top dress veg beds and borders, along with my own garden compost. They can deliver larger quantities, I thi ...
  Topic: Tripod / orchard ladder
George

Replies: 27
Views: 33662

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2015 9:47 pm   Subject: Tripod / orchard ladder
Sorted Smile
  Topic: Aerating your lawn ----- Aeration and Your Lawns Health
George

Replies: 4
Views: 23458

PostForum: Irish Lawns and grass care   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2015 9:14 pm   Subject: Re: Tow behind Law Aerator
Hi Guys,

Would you recommend an blade aerator or a plug / hollow tine type? I am looking for something to tow behind a ride on. I have seen a few units that combine a spreader and aerator, any thou ...
 
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