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Lawn Care
Lawn Care: July - September

Advice offered by http://www.grassclippings.co.uk in the June/July 2011 (issue 332) edition of the Croquet Gazette.

OPERATION

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

Aerate

Pencil Tine

Pencil Tine

Solid Tine - two passes

Disease Watch

Red Thread

Red Thread

Red Thread & Fusarium

Fertilising

None

None

Slow Release MU -
28-3-8 if not done

Moss Control

None

None

None

Mowing

John Deere - 6 mm, 3 times per week

John Deere - 6 mm, 3 times per week

John Deere - 6 mm, 3 times per week

Pest Watch

Leatherjackets & Chafers

None

Worm Casts

Renovate

None

None

Yes - at End of Season - End of Month

Scarify

None - see Verti Cutting

Wire Reel or Verti Cut - but not if dry

Wire Reel or Verti Cut - but not if dry

Seed

Localised Areas if bare

Localised Areas if bare

None

Selective Weed Control

None

'None

Yes ahead of Renovation so start of month absolute latest timings

Top Dressing

None

With seeding

None

Verti Cutting

Yes - every two weeks

Yes - every two weeks

Yes

Watering

Nightly but monitor quantity and adjust

Nightly but monitor quantity and adjust

Nightly but monitor quantity and adjust

Wetting Agent

Yes - Monthly

Yes - a must

Yes - Last Month

Additional Functions

Should not be 'Bents' appearing now

Increase watering if really dry

Remove Dew each morning with Dew Switch or Drag Brush. Keep Autumn Leaves Off!

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Updated 28.i.16
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