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My Lawn is full of clover, chickweed, daisies and yarrow with a smattering of speedwell.  The grass itself is very poor, full of couch grass and other rough stuff.  My problem is I want the  whole thing just to be the wild flowers and moss as it's very difficult to mow, very uneven and bumpy and I'm not getting any younger.  Any ideas on how to get rid of the grass and keep all the other stuff?


  • CeresCeres Posts: 2,149
    As a wildflower meadow contains grass, it sounds as though you want to get rid of the lawn completely and just have one giant flower bed containing native plants and the only way I can see of achieving this is to dig over the whole area and plant from scratch. You will be faced with the problem of weeding out any grass that creeps in and you will have to cut back the plants or remove the dead annuals at the end of the flowering season. It could be quite labour intensive.
  • missdekemissdeke Posts: 2
    I thought that might be the case, thank you.

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