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Lawn turning yellow.


Does anybody know the reason behind the discolouring of my lawn? And what can be done to solve it in late November? 

It’s had a winter feed around 3 weeks ago. 



  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,358
    Look much better than mine does just now!
    Was it laid fairly recently? It looks quite new. There could be various reasons though. The soil underneath might be poorer in that area. 
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • It’s sandy soil as we live near the coast. Any ideas how I can stop the yellow and turn it back to green?
  • There are a number of reasons why your lawn has these light patches.  From the photo it looks as though you may have cut your lawn quite low.  If that's the case then raise the cutters,  For more suggestions try the website of The Lawn Man in Devon and look at the already answered queries.  I have found him very helpful (and no, I'm not him !!)
  • Thatch. Do you feed it a lot through summer? I'd reduce the N input
  • I feed it through the summer yes. With having sandy soil I thought a regular feed was the best thing to do. 
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,700
    If you have sandy soil, get into the habit of brushing sieved top-soil as part of your maintenance every year. Even with sandy soil you should also be spiking the areas every year too. 
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