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Has my 7 month old lawn had it?



  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 10,049
    It doesn't look too bad for a just-scarified lawn.  Top growth should be slowing down now while it concentrates on roots. Most of the action should be under the surface at this time of year, but as the others said, stop cutting it, or not so short if you get a mild spell and it grows a lot. Grass seed tends to look pretty much like dry husks straight out of the bag, so it might still grow. 5 days isn't very long particularly if it's been cold where you are (we had 3 degrees C last night and 5 the night before).
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • K67 said:
    Are McDonalds specialists in quality burgers too? 🤣🤣
    Green Thumb have always been pretty good for my last 2 lawns. Don't have one now.
    And McDonald's burgers are least that's what they advertise! 🤔

    A lot of people think their lawns are nice, but every single one of their lawns that I've taken over has been improved so much that some customers have been shocked. 
  • dealsjpdealsjp Posts: 10
    Shan't touch it again until Spring and cross fingers it'll recover. Looking at the weather report here near Brighton, looks like a temperature range of between 8-14 Celsius with regular showers for the next week or so - am I correct in thinking this isn't bad for germination?
  • Yes that's ideal, I'd broadcast seed the lot now as above. 
  • dealsjpdealsjp Posts: 10
    The 'Canada Green' seed is down and now the waiting game! Looking closely at the lawn, patches look as if the grass has a hard, straw like texture with some green leaves shooting out the top (others without the green leaves which I assume are dead?). Will the straw like texture disappear or is that the new state of these particular patches of grass? 
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