Laying Turf The Ultimate Guide

Laying Turf: The Ultimate Guide

1. Introduction
2. Equipment Required
3. How much turf do I need?
4. Common types of grass lawn
5. Soil Preparation and Turf Installation
6. Lawn Aftercare
7. Suppliers

Introduction

Do you want your lawn to be the best it can possibly be? Are you prepared to go the extra mile with soil preparation so that your ongoing turf maintenance is less? Well, you have come to the right place and guess what, you don’t have to be a landscaping expert to follow this guide. It will show you all the information you need to have an easy to maintain lawn that will be the envy of your neighbours.

Whilst some turf installation guides on the internet will step you through how to install turf in the quickest and easiest manner, this guide provides you with the full details of the important preparation work that should be completed before any turf is layed to ensure it has the best chance for long-term survival.

Ready? Ok, lets get started…

Equipment Required

The below photos show the items you will need to complete the steps mentioned. You will no doubt have most in your shed/garage already however some of the larger and more uncommon items, such as the Rotary Hoe, should be able to be hired from your local hardware store.

Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow

Green Garden Shovel

Garden Shovel

Nail Rake

Nail Rake

Bread Knife

Bread Knife