We’ve briefly touched the topic on general site preparation before laying turf in our last turf-related post. With this one, we’ll focus on the key step of leveling the soil prior to the turf laying task. You’ll learn in more detail not only how to prepare the ground beforehand but also some specific leveling techniques, designed to get you to the best possible start with your lawn establishment. Last but not least, you’ll find out when you need to consider getting some topsoil, as well as what to do if your garden is not exactly flat, but on the sloppy side.
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We’ll all agree that Brits are avid gardeners, who are especially proud of their lawns. And they’ll be always interested in how best to establish new turf, based on the soil type in their gardens. Commonly, the soil in your yard will contain a mixture of sand, clay, silt, loam or chalk in different proportions. In that sense, you may have sandy soil, loamy sand, sandy clay, sandy silt, clay, sandy loam, sandy clay loam, lime-rich soil, etc. The list goes on. (more…)
So, you have taken the decision to embrace the many benefits of having artificial grass. And while you’re thinking of how beautiful life can be, as you don’t have to mow your lawn every Sunday, a question pops up. Can you do anything more to the artificial grass to make it even more durable and prolong its life? (more…)
Many house owners can agree on one thing, without blinking an eye: One of the most tedious and time-consuming garden maintenance jobs is taking care of the grass. And all for what? As soon as the colder months settle in, your beloved garden turns into a sad brown memory of what it was. But what if we told you that there is a way to keep your lawn looking on point all year round? Two words: Artificial grass. (more…)
Having a nice garden with a beautiful, green, fresh-looking grass area is something every homeowner would like to have. Real grass, though, needs its fair share of weekly maintenance. There are a lot of lawn care tricks you would need to learn, each one of them – specially designed for the many different types of grass, available out there. It takes a lot of knowledge and time, something many of us do not have. That’s why many people consider turning to the affordable and quick solution of installing artificial grass in their yards. In this helpful guide, we will show you all the necessary steps you need to take to do this on your own.