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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2 no leave it a month
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3 wait until the heatwave .
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:36 am

I slept outside watching the grass all night at around 3.45am on “ Grasswatch “ I spotted a star in the sky and thought perhaps this is a sign but then had a thought , that’s Xmas not Easter :lol: :lol: nick that’s a great idea I will measure all the holes later

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:40 pm

Day bloody 8 still no show .

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:09 am

Hey Jason.

Grass seed is best sown from late summer to mid-autumn; there is less competition from weeds, and the soil is warm, and damp from rain. Perfect for seeds to germinate. If you miss the opportunity to sow in autumn, try in mid-spring, but only if you can give the new grass plenty of water.

Hope this helps mate

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:16 am

Cant you just "find" a bit of grass and dig a hunk of turf out and trim to size and chuck in and stomp it down :P I bet Nick has a nice lawn :whistle:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:51 am

Mc Tool wrote:
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Cant you just "find" a bit of grass and dig a hunk of turf out and trim to size and chuck in and stomp it down :P I bet Nick has a nice lawn :whistle:
:lol: :lol: Hamish I've already offered to post Jason some turf from our shared gardens but he is intent on growing his own from bleedin seeds .... I wish him luck :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:54 am

Crikey Jason I wondered where Nessie has been hiding all this time....

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:12 pm

Think I over watered with Nessie making a appearance :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:44 am

Sorry missed yesterday as we were sorting my son who does not have a clue why he is not going to school . But that a long story
So checked today and guess what I think we have movement :applaud:

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:17 pm

So day 11 folks my message box was full of request of a update :lol:

So the grass has had a cut and the little grasses are starting to show :lol:

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:43 pm

Here’s day 12 folks my wife organise this picture ......
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:06 pm

Day 14 what can I say still small blades stating to show but wait “ there was a knock at the door “ guess what Mr Pinto Nick had despatched from the green green hills of his stately home in good old London .

I will let the pictures do the talking but we have had a bloody laugh this afternoon .

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Paul G » Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:49 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: Are those holes for you to stick your grass rake handle in?

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:24 pm

Paul G wrote:
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:lol: :lol: :lol: Are those holes for you to stick your grass rake handle in?
I did wonder will give that a go on Sunday :roll: :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:37 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:06 pm
Day 14 what can I say still small blades stating to show but wait “ there was a knock at the door “ guess what Mr Pinto Nick had despatched from the green green hills of his stately home in good old London .

I will let the pictures do the talking but we have had a bloody laugh this afternoon .

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mate you got me in stitches here mate. Brilliant photos. Glad the flock of sheep arrived OK and they are grazing on your lawn. They look very happy don't they. Did not realise they were faulty mate with those holes in the back...honest :wave: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Ps Watch out for postie next week fella something to help with the sheep..... :)
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:05 am

Not a pot of your pinto Vaseline :lol: :lol: :lol:

Doing my shepherds Duty at the moment just in case there are any wolves in the area :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:38 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
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just in case there are any wolves in the area :lol: :lol: :lol:
Better watch out for this fella mate... my fav Gladiator :lol:

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:59 pm

Day 15 a little colder today with that wind , but hang on WTF are they doing OMG I have three lady sheep and a Ram ?
Pinto Nick you said they were girls ......... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:11 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
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and a Ram ?
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:46 pm

Will have to watch country file now and ask Andrew about sit down mowers and tractors :lol: :lol:
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Re: Grass seed question

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:13 pm

Today’s update I think this grass is slow grass as it’s over two weeks now . But wait what have them sheep done today :lol:

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