Lawns - how to remove moss/lichen

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A fairly weak baking soda solution will also do it- best to experiment with the strength on a small spot- too much can kill the grass too.
 

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I saw some mentions of lime. I suspect lime (calcium oxide) will burn the heck out of everything. LIMESTONE (Calcium Carbonate) is what you want. Pulverized Limestone. It will gradually release bicarbonate that will neutralize the acidic soil.
 

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Treat it with iron sulphate. Granular or liquid. When it turns brown/blackish. Power rake it out. remove the debris.

Aerate it. Then put down some lime, starter fertilizer and overseed. Leave the plugs.

If it's a low area. You might have to address drainage issues. If it's a shady area. You might need to do some tree thinning and use a more shade tolerant seed mix.

Or, abandon having grass in this are if that's an option?

I grew up in the Coast Range of Oregon. Moss Central!!
 

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