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    Laying turf on sand

    Gardeners

    If i have turf layed on sand instead of top soil as the existing surface is not rotovated or dug, how long will it last?

    Asked by John on 27th Jan 2020
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    CR Handyman Maintenance Services

    "Depends how deep the sand is.
    I wouldn’t recommend it if the roots cannot get to soil or be fed every week with good nutrients."

    Answered on 27th Jan 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Darren trees and garden service

    "No l wouldn't lay it on sand. I would mix sand and top soil together then lay it, this should help with the drainage of water."

    Answered on 27th Jan 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Bank On Us Landscaping

    "Not sure how long it will last if you used just sand but if you buy a few bags of soil and spread it, your turf will last longer."

    Answered on 10th Feb 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    The Garden Service

    "I would say, depending on the depth of the sand, I would mix some topsoil in, just to make the ground more fertile for the roots of the turf.
    So in my opinion, putting turf down directly on sand would be unwise. Rotovate some topsoil in to be sure."

    Answered on 27th Jan 2020 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
    Cristian Cretu

    "Sand is good for drainage and it will last forever."

    Answered on 27th Jan 2020 - Member since Aug 2018 - report

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