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March checklist

GROW THIS Once the weather cools and there’s some moisture in the ground, autumn is a great time to perk up a tatty lawn by removing dead grass and moss with a rake, digging out perennial weeds and sowing grass seed mixed with planting compost into bare patches. Fork ground first to loosen soil if needed. Sprinkle with lawn food or liquid feed with a seaweed or other nitrogen-based product, then water regularly for a good month.

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