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Old 21-06-2018, 10:13 AM   #901
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Thanks for the help, I'll shoot off and get a bottle.
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Old 26-06-2018, 03:40 PM   #902
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Any tips for badgers digging up gardens, or moles popping up hills ?

Never ending circles so far of using mud from molehill to fill holes the badgers have dug.

Garden is starting to resemble Somme battlefield
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Old 26-06-2018, 03:50 PM   #903
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Dog urine wrecking the grass, and tried and tested methods to mitigate this?


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Old 26-06-2018, 03:51 PM   #904
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There are all sorts like stones in the water, ketchup on their food. It’s very much what works for you.

My dad gets the hosepipe out when we take our dog round, it just dilutes the pee.


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Old 30-06-2018, 09:39 AM   #906
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A good hard kick in the nuts usually works a treat...........but I don't own a dog. It'd be my neighbours dog that's getting it if (or even he) ventures into the garden.

Only one neighbour. The others are brand new!

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Old 30-06-2018, 09:49 AM   #907
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There are all sorts like stones in the water, ketchup on their food. It’s very much what works for you.

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This is probably the only thing that works
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This is probably the only thing that works
Agree try and dilute it asap. The upside is that you will get some really good green patches in the autumn once the wet weather comes back

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Grass isn't looking great. The heat has taken its toll and my garden is in direct sunlight most of the time.

Always comes back during autumn though so I expect no different this year. Taken the weather into account, its doing OK. Still greener than everyone elses on my street
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Grass isn't looking great. The heat has taken its toll and my garden is in direct sunlight most of the time.

Always comes back during autumn though so I expect no different this year. Taken the weather into account, its doing OK. Still greener than everyone elses on my street
Sometimes I think the odd dry spell helps with grass as it forces the roots down a bit........ or is that an urban myth

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