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By Hank

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have 3 - 18 inch diameter stepping stones in my lawn that I'm removing. Am I best topping up with decent soil and using seed or should I get a few turves ? If I use seed I have a bagfull in my garage from 3 years ago - are these usable ?



Yes, they are usable. Fluff up the soil that was under the stepping stones, throw down an even layer of the grass seed (not too much). Keep it watered. You will see sprouts in about 1 week depending on temperature. I don't recommend using fertilizer at this stage.

7 Mar, 2017


Thanks B, that's great news. It's perhaps a bit too cold here yet but that's what I'll be doing.

7 Mar, 2017


The birds are getting excited already Hank...

7 Mar, 2017

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