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paul.fr

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« on: 03/11/2007 21:35:33 »
I have a large patch of moss in the back garden, what is a good, effectice way of getting rid of the stuff?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 03/11/2007 21:45:10 »
Pull it out as best as you can and then pour some boiling hot water over whatever remains

... it'll grow back - eventually - and you'll have to do it again, but better than nuking it with some

stuff they should require people to hold a license for  ;D
 

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« Reply #2 on: 04/11/2007 00:04:27 »
Ofcourse, don't forget that all that moss is busily absorbing CO2, so in killing moss, you are contributing to the greenhouse effect ;)
 

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« Reply #3 on: 04/11/2007 12:33:42 »
Unless you replace it with grass or some such.
http://www.gardenseeker.com/lawns/lawn_sand.htm
 

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« Reply #4 on: 04/11/2007 18:42:29 »
I replace the moss in my garden with grass every year but it comes back.

The best way to get rid of it is to buy a tub of lawnfeed which has weed killer mixed in and once its gone improve the drainage by raking and spiking the lawn.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 16/11/2007 12:30:43 »
Ummmm...so what is wrong with moss?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 16/11/2007 13:13:46 »
Slippery when wet... evasive but nice also.. I must say I like it! especially around waterfalls ponds etc!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 16/11/2007 14:03:20 »
I see...
Moss is cool. It has feelings too you know!
 

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« Reply #8 on: 16/11/2007 14:37:29 »
I don't know about moss having feelings.....  ;)

but I certainly have when looking at nice green moss. I mean, who would be mean to



how *can* you Paul?
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« Reply #9 on: 16/11/2007 14:46:40 »
I think it is just beautiful!.. LOL There is a waterfall over the bank in the woods where a natural underground spring comes up and the area around the fall is completely tropical looking moss all around the little hill around the fall , blue bells and trilliums moss and ferns pines and giant redwoods.. well skip those as they cut them down this last year.. all thats left is brush pines a couple Pepperwoods and two oaks.. lots of scraggly new growth but I have'nt seen a Redwood yet but they will come back from most of the stumps... anyway.. moss rocks! it is so soft to lay on and cushy.... I love it!
 

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