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Lawn: Newly sown turf grows at least twice as fast as the "old" turf

"Fixes:" wait a year and see if it's anything more than new-ness. dig up and reseed the "old" lawn with the "new" seed. One of these is a lot less work than the other......
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How to get rid of stubborn grass from interlocking pavement

I'm not a huge proponent of herbicides, but this is one case where glyphosate or a similar product would be very helpful to you. If glyphosate is not available or it you wish to use an organic method, ...
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How to get rid of stubborn grass from interlocking pavement

I've found that boiling water will kill the grass for as long as 6 months but you'd probably want to take care that it doesn't also get on the grass that you want to keep growing.
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How to get rid of stubborn grass from interlocking pavement

For my interlocking pavers I spray a liquid product that is advertised as "year long" which contains glyphosate, pelargonic acid and imazapic. It really does last for a year or more with one ...
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How to get rid of stubborn grass from interlocking pavement

Another tool is a pressure washer. You can use this as is or use glyphosate and after the die back blast the roots out. The real key to success is to use polymeric sand afterwards to fill in the gaps ...
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How do I fix my lawn?

I note you are in the UK; from mid month, you can apply a Lawn Feed, either a granular one or a liquid mixed in a can. Some of the granular ones also contain moss killer and weed killer - if your lawn ...
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Some animal is turning over my lawn roots. How to fix it?

Preventing it would apparently be a matter of not having a tasty grub population. That will probably help the turf health, given the habits of many grubs living under lawns eating the grass roots...if ...
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I have dead grass near newly laid concrete

The reason this might be due to concrete falling on grass that leads to alkalinity of the soil which means the pH level of soil reaches to <7 and it results in grass death. Another reason, that ...
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Some animal is turning over my lawn roots. How to fix it?

A cat wont do this, so a cat repeller wont work. If you are treating it like a lawn, then you need to level it out somehow. A roller would work well, perhaps you can rent one. Then just sprinkle seed ...
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How to decide grass seeds?

Consider removing the larger weeds by hand and then use a Feed, Weed and Mosskiller across the entire lawn, but using it before the cold weather comes would be ideal! Then look to sow the best grass ...
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How to get rid of stubborn grass from interlocking pavement

Treat with glyphosate. After seven days use a powerful strimmer to physically remove the grass. Make sure stones, etc that may be flung far and wide by the strimmer can't damage anything (including ...
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