Turf & Lawn Blog
Welcome to our turfing tips blog, you will find all sorts of useful information from the basics of how to lay turf to more unusual tips and lawn ideas such as how to create a camomile lawn or a wild flower meadow.
A beautiful stretch of lawn turf is a joy to behold, but it’s also quite a lot of work, what with the mowing, feeding, aerating, scarifying and so on. But are there low maintenance alternatives? We’ve run a few articles about wildflower meadows, but how about a chamomile lawn?
The recent hose pipe bans may worry you if are thinking of laying new turf or indeed wanting to keep your grass in good condition for the summer months, but dont worry..
Turf is tuff stuff and you can usually water it with a watering can! Here is our guide to help you lay a new lawn in a hose pipe ban
A Guide to Help You Lay New Turf in a Drought
Newly laid turf needs regular watering (for the first 2-3 weeks) as the roots are only short and will not have bedded into the topsoil beneath to tap into the ground water. In normal conditions rain fall may be enough to water the turf but in dry spells you will need to water it yourself.