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Old 04-07-2022, 12:18 PM
 
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We see methods on Google so any others you have found to work well? Thanks.
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Old 04-07-2022, 03:32 PM
 
Location: on the wind
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Help us help you. Moss in/on WHAT????
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Old 04-07-2022, 03:36 PM
 
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Help us help you. Moss in/on WHAT????
In the yard among the grasses and other growth.
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Old 04-07-2022, 03:46 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, 615' Elevation, Zone 8b - originally from SF Bay Area
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I use a 20 lb bag of Moss Out lawn formula on the lawn with my spreader. No use trying until about April/May because it just comes back until we get some sun. It's iron based, but also fertilizes the grass. The moss turns black, so kind of ugly in spots until the grass fills back in.

For concrete walks, patios, roof or other hard unpainted surfaces, I use another product by Lily Miller also called Moss Out. It has to be wet, so I sprinkle the granules right after rain, or before the rain starts. It also comes in a concentrated liquid, but I never tried that.



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Old 04-07-2022, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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I just used Moss Out the other day. Works impressively good. You'll see results in a couple hours. But the trick is to rake up the dead moss once it gets killed. That stuff is a menace to the lawn!


https://www.homedepot.com/p/Moss-Out...9156/100138813
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Old 04-07-2022, 05:36 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, 615' Elevation, Zone 8b - originally from SF Bay Area
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I just used Moss Out the other day. Works impressively good. You'll see results in a couple hours. But the trick is to rake up the dead moss once it gets killed. That stuff is a menace to the lawn!


https://www.homedepot.com/p/Moss-Out...9156/100138813
The OP reminded me. It's sunny and 75 here now, oddly after it was 30 earlier this week, but supposed to rain tonight and tomorrow. I just went out and spread the stuff on my front lawn.
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Old 04-08-2022, 10:02 AM
 
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The moss is caused by poor drainage. But the entire block of houses is on a slope. The rain water rolls down the two streets and down the terrain behind each of the houses that run the same direction as the streets. Some sort of retaining wall might protect the yard but the water would make it's way around the ends and settle on other people's yards which may cause problems. We'll try Moss Out as the issue is getting worse and the lawn mower wheels get bogged down in the moss.
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Old 04-08-2022, 10:33 AM
 
Location: Southern MN
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Some people like a mossy look and incorporate it into their landscape. I'm of the opinion to work with what the various micro-environments in my yard offer me for the best success. I'm always trying to transplant some of that moss to my rock garden with only varying degrees of success.

It involves making a moss "slurry" in the blender and is a pretty humorous-looking process.

But I understand other peoples' preferences aren't the same. There is one place I do try to kill moss and that's on the bottom steps of my carpeted north-facing front porch.

I've got a dollar spray bottle from the dollar store and every Spring I fill it half full of water and half full of apple cider vinegar and spritz that area. After a couple of days of sunshine I go out with a brush and scrub away the dead moss. Repeat after a rainstorm.

Sounds like you may be talking about a much larger area than I, though.
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Old 04-08-2022, 10:36 AM
 
Location: West Virginia
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You do know you are Killing a Food Source... https://www.bing.com/search?q=can+yo...0bfc71c5f24821
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Old 04-08-2022, 10:47 AM
 
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What do you have against moss?
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