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    Is top soil needed for new turf?

    Gardeners

    Do you always need to add top soil when laying new turf down? Or is it only when you need to level out the area?

    Asked by Hana on 29th Apr 2021
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    Lanore Cleaning Service Ltd

    "If your soil is poor quality and has been neglected over the years, give your turf the best start at adapting to it's new environment by adding a layer of topsoil. Turf ideally needs around four inches of top soil to root in."

    Answered on 30th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Gary's handyman

    "It is a good idea to add some top soil as long as the ground is level and when it's not you would have to use it to level out"

    Answered on 30th Apr 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    1 man and his dog....

    "Depends on the soil, if good quality then you’ll be ok without. Ie no stones bigger than a pea and no clay in the top 6 inch"

    Answered on 1st May 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    Rjm fencing

    "Yes you do as it’s how the grass grows properly and how it bonds to the ground"

    Answered on 30th Apr 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

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