Grass seed question

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Should I sow the grass seed now or wait ?

Poll ended at Mon May 04, 2020 5:13 pm

1. Yes it will be fine to do
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82%
2 no leave it a month
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9%
3 wait until the heatwave .
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9%
 
Total votes: 11

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Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:13 pm

Hello folks thought I would ask the green fingers of the site .
So can I do some grass seeding this weekend or wait another month it’s only patches ?

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:42 pm

As the ground is warming up, it'll grow at this time of year.
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Noel » Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:36 pm

+1 on that but cover it with a bit of topsoil otherwise the birds will have it. They’re feeding pretty apeshit at the moment.

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Bug » Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:04 pm

Well, you seem to have sown the seeds of a long discussion.
I'm sure there'll be a lot mower advice to come.

Although, with the current situation you should consider planting potatoes, carrots, cabbage etc instead.

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:37 pm

Cheers Andrew as you have a sit down lawn mower I guess you have a grass seed tractor :lol:

Noel , Yes I do have some top soil I will do that but our cat helps with the birds and a picture of the mother in law

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Major_Tom » Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:53 pm

Dont know.
I'm the one that leaves all those shoes in the carriageway.

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:23 pm

Noel wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:36 pm
+1 on that but cover it with a bit of topsoil otherwise the birds will have it. They’re feeding pretty apeshit at the moment.
Yeah , they got caught up in the covid19 panic food stocking too :xd:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:09 am

Jasonmarie wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:37 pm
Cheers Andrew as you have a sit down lawn mower I guess you have a grass seed tractor :lol:
I don't use the ride-on much these days as I've bought a self-propelled mulching mower that I tend to use more.
It saves a lot of work not collecting the clippings!

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by mgentry90 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:20 am

I voted yes, if it don't work.... f*ck it, try again another time. That's how I do things in my house lol.

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:02 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:09 am
Jasonmarie wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:37 pm
Cheers Andrew as you have a sit down lawn mower I guess you have a grass seed tractor :lol:
I don't use the ride-on much these days as I've bought a self-propelled mulching mower that I tend to use more.
It saves a lot of work not collecting the clippings!

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:03 am

mgentry90 wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:20 am
I voted yes, if it don't work.... f*ck it, try again another time. That's how I do things in my house lol.
That might work :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:15 pm

Day two

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Bug » Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:25 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
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Day two

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Jeez! Really?

I take it all your paint has dried? :xd:

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:49 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:15 pm
Day two
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Nothing yet? :lol:
I'm no expert, but you might have to cover those seeds to stop the birds being able to get them. Are you watering the seeds in? The soil in your photo looks dry to me.
What I do on small patches like that is use an implement to pierce 10mm deep holes and sow the seed into those holes. Cover up the holes by stamping on the soil. Water well.
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:23 pm

I can help you with some advice on how to grow grass indoors Jason.. Pop over when all this virus business is over and I show you how I grow it. Much easier indoors as the birds can't get to the seeds..... :wave:


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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:27 pm

Yes there’s a few spots like that I think it’s where the dog does a wee :lol:
But did rack dead grass up and loosen the earth about a 1” down then seeded with topsoil and old seed I had in the shed . Have been watering morning and night .

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:09 pm

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by D366Y » Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:42 pm

Its exactly the same as yesterday :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:01 pm

D366Y wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:42 pm
Its exactly the same as yesterday :lol:
I think there’s been movement over night , also added a butterfly wait for weds as Noel has requested something :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by A17 LTF » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:31 pm

D366Y wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:42 pm
Its exactly the same as yesterday :lol:
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