patches on lawn
urine is destroying the lawn. Is there anything I can do about it?
don't say if it is your dog or someone else's! If it is someone
else's dog, the logical answer is to keep the dog off your property
with appropriate fencing. However, if that is not possible, or if
it is your dog, there are a few things you can try.
Some people swear by
commercial dog repellents I can't say that these have worked
for me, but you might have more luck. Other people like to position
plastic bottles all over their lawns. I think the jury is out on
whether that is effective, but it does give the neighbours something
to laugh at! You could get rid of the lawn altogether and pave the
area (an expensive option), but the most sensible suggestion, I
feel, is that you replant your lawn with a tougher grass species
choose one of the selections from the garden centre that
is described as being harder wearing. If you know where the dog
is urinating, you might try hosing the area down to dilute it. Good
by Dr Dan Blanchon from Unitec's Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture and Bachelor
of Resource Management.
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