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Spray marking paint

Please can anyone recommend a non toxic temporary spray paint I can use to indicate to my helper where he can mow in my wildlife meadows. We compost the cuttings of grass and wild flowers and i have been organic for 20 years.... Have spent ages searching online, can't find ingredients in most ads ..... Thank you.


  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 21,258

    In the old days we just used to use chalk, lime or sand.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • What do you not want in the paint? i have a tin to hand don't know if its what your looking for.


  • Hi Pansyface and Bushman

    ta for responding, have 7 acres of wild flower garden and meadows , so grinding enough chalk is not feasible! Am in my 70's now so have help with annual mowing regimes, but need to mark on grass/plants What to avoid and where to mow... Wanted a spray can as seen on tv landscaping shows but info online insufficient to ensure safe for plants and wildlife, seems only for marking out footie pitches etc!

    any ideas?

  • Hi Buushman, thank you so much, will do. Will let you know how I get on.

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