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Re: The gardening thread

Postby Call_of_the_Wendigo on Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:58 pm

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Re: The gardening thread

Postby Butterfield on Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:14 pm

Over the weekend I raked stacks of moss out of the lawn.
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Re: The gardening thread

Postby Butterfield on Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:15 pm

A couple of weeks ago I sawed a branch off a cherry(?) tree and since then it has been dripping water directly out of the stump that's left. According to research, it should heal after a while but I'm still worried I've killed it!
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Re: The gardening thread

Postby FanGirl3 on Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:47 pm

Butterfield wrote:Over the weekend I raked stacks of moss out of the lawn.


I've been told not to do that as it spreads the spores.
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Re: The gardening thread

Postby Butterfield on Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:24 pm

FanGirl3 wrote:I've been told not to do that as it spreads the spores.


I read about it beforehand and did it just out of moss spore season - apparently. :bowtie:

The other option was simply to leave the moss to completely take over, disallowing the grass to grow and making the lawn too soft and spongy and difficult to mow.

It's also incredibly good exercise - who needs a gymn when you can buy a metal rake for under £10? :happy:
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Re: The gardening thread

Postby FanGirl3 on Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:34 pm

Butterfield wrote:
FanGirl3 wrote:I've been told not to do that as it spreads the spores.


I read about it beforehand and did it just out of moss spore season - apparently. :bowtie:


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Re: The gardening thread

Postby Butterfield on Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:48 pm

I presumed I should do it before this brief hot weather hits.

Anytime after that and the moss spores would be everywhere. :drown:
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Re: The gardening thread

Postby Call_of_the_Wendigo on Sat May 05, 2018 12:58 pm

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