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    Tree roots on lawn


    Hi, we have just moved into a new home and the garden is in a really bad way. Theres a big tree and the routes are showing up all oner the lawn, theres no grass growth anywhere near it, just dry soil and moss. The other end of the garden has grass but is extremely dry.

    Is there anyway I could grow the grass back? If not, are there ways i can make it at least look presentable?

    Thanks in advance for your help

    Asked by Karen on 24th Feb 2021
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    Odd Jobs Kirriemuir

    "Hi Karen, if the soil area of the lawn is not getting any light then the grass will not grow back, Iā€™d advise you to get in touch with a tree surgeon as they are maybe able to help with removing some of the branches from the trees so light may get in.

    The grass is very dry, this could be down to numerous reasons, lack of water, do you have any moss growing within the grass if so it could be a case of the moss starving the grass and cutting of the grass circulation this Is easily treatable you need to get a tub of lawn sand and sprinkle it over the mossed areas it will turn your lawn black for a few days before going back to normal, you apply lawn sand 3 days before your grass is due to be cut. you can also get lawn care and this helps feed the grass.
    Another reason could be the ground is too hard a simple way of noticing this is finding cracks in the surface of the soil which will mean it needs scarifying this allows for the grass to gain circulation once you have scarified the lawn then you need to apply some fertiliser.

    I hope this helps šŸ™‚"

    Answered on 24th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Countreewide Ltd

    "Hi, all the roots would need removing, new topsoil adding and new turf laying. The grass would not grow back unfortunately"

    Answered on 24th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report

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