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    We moved into our new house 2 months ago. The front lawn is horrible! It's almost all weeds, only very small patchs of grass. We have no idea how to fix this as we have no experience with gardens/lawns etc. I have been spraying the lawn with weed and feed but only just started that. Do I need to pull out the weeds as they die? Also should I be sprinkling some grass seeds to fill the weedy parts? How do I stop weeds growing? Any garden or lawn advice would be much appreciated!

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    I'd manually pull out the weeds, and eventually the grass will grow. Fertilize it too.

    It really is an art, growing and maintaining grass

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    Default Green thumbs help me!

    If its a small lawn I might even look at ripping everything up irrigate and plow the soil, mix it with some organic mater then put down new grass that way you can be sure the weeds won't grow back.
    Easy fix is roundup (it's a week killer) then sprinkle with some grass seeds which should fill in the patches.
    If you go to bunnings in the garden section they always have someone knowledgeable.

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    It's also a bit hard to say without knowing what grass it is. Some grasses need completely different care to others.


 

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