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Old Saturday 30th January 2010, 21:16
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Muddy lawn

Right - I've taken the plunge and had my 50 strong (120ft) row of conifers taken out over the last week. Really pleased with the job. However, parts of my lawn now look a mud pit from where the workmen have been walking to and from the skips. Any advice? Its currently covered in snow also!
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Old Sunday 31st January 2010, 09:45
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stab it with a folk and be patient then recover the damaged area's in april with either seed or turf..id have made them use boards myself to walk on.
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Old Sunday 31st January 2010, 10:47
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Fair point about the boards wombwelltranqillity
When I have the new fence installed next week think I'll ask this of the fence company
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Old Sunday 31st January 2010, 11:23
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Our grass, can't call it a lawn, has alternatively been either waterlogged or frozen for weeks. It looks beyond repair, though I guess with the warmer weather it will recover.
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Old Sunday 31st January 2010, 14:23
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Not a lot you can do till the snow clears. Then, as has been suggested, aerate it with a fork, and then use grass seed in the spring.
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Old Sunday 21st February 2010, 23:57
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I think we'll have to reseed the grass, it is a muddy bog still, specially where I walk on it to feed the birds.
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Old Sunday 7th March 2010, 01:19
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Hi wiffyboy

We have the same issue here with a messy, waterlogged lawn. I think it is the continual wet weather that has caused the current problems.

The large Gum Tree (growing in the back garden area) adds to some of the problems. I think that the Gum tree produces some type of 'gunk' that lands on the grass and stunts the growth so the lawn looks bald in places.

The snow has covered a lot of the recent ill's with the lawn. So some reseeding will be the order of the day once the weather is slightly better in the next month or so.

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