Hilltop Nurseries, 
Clacton Road, Weeley, 
Essex, CO16 9DN
01255 830325

Turf Laying Guide

Wondering how to lay your turf for the best possible lawn? Follow our ten step guide

Lay Turf Like a Pro

Turf enables you to create a smooth, green lawn almost instantly, and in contrast with the seeding option, this can be done at almost any time of year (weather permitting!). 

However, it is essential for the beauty and longevity of your new lawn that you prepare the ground underneath properly before laying the turf, otherwise even the highest quality turf will not give satisfactory results. 

Follow our ten easy steps to ensure that your new lawn look its best from day one, and continues to do so right throughout the year. 
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Frequently Asked Questions

CAN I LAY TURF IN THE SNOW?

Ideally avoid laying turf in the snow, and wait until the ground has completely thawed before laying.

DO I HAVE TO GET AN EXPERT TO LAY MY TURF?

You can hire a landscaping firm if you wish, although it is possible for anyone to lay turf, even if they've never done it before. 

HOW QUICKLY SHOULD I LAY THE TURF?

Lay the turf on the day of delivery

CAN I LAY TURF IN SUMMER?

Turf can be laid almost all year round. On very hot days, you can lay turf but lay it do so within two hours of delivery and water it very frequently

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I WATER MY NEW LAWN?

This depends on the weather. In hot weather, increase watering to at least twice a day. In winter, you don't need to water turf. From April - October, you will have to water turf depending on the weather. 

WHEN SHOULD I MOW MY NEW LAWN?

Wait until the turf has rooted and started to grow before you start mowing! See the free guide.

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