MyJobQuote Logomyjobquote
  • Get a Quote
  • Ask a Trade
  • About Us
  • Trade Signup
  • Categories
  • Login
  • Ask a Tradesman

    What is the usual cost for a gardener to re-turf a lawn?

    Gardeners

    What is the usual cost for a gardener to re-turf a lawn?
    I am considering getting my lawns re-turfed soon;
    Front - 3m x 3.5m
    Back - 3.7m x 5.5m
    Would anyone be able to give an estimate for these lawns to be re-turfed of these sizes?
    Or an approximate guide to estimate the costs involved?

    Asked by Patrick on 6th Mar 2019
    Share this question

    Best Answer

    Dean Foggerty Gardening

    "Hello
    Looks like you will need about 30 square meters of turf for your lawns, based on your measures above.
    3m x 3.5m = 10.5m squared
    3.7m x 5.5m = 20.35m squared
    (So just above 30 metres squared in total)
    The area would need to be dug up and re-leveled before adding the new turf.
    Below are some approximations of the costs:
    £300 – for good quality turf
    £350 – 400 – for labour (it is likely about 2 days work)
    £100 – clearing any waste properly
    These numbers could vary depending on your area, so I would advise getting some quotes from gardeners local to you and decide based on those quotes.
    Best of luck with the re-turfing!"

    Answered on 6th Mar 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Greener Lawn

    "Are they just looking worn out and pale?

    If so we can save you a lot of money by transforming your existing lawn into a healthy, lush green lawn in under 2 hours."

    Answered on 31st May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    AM Landscapes

    "Ok so going off those measurements you would be looking at around £750 & that's for materials and labour"

    Answered on 5th Jun 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Mike Silvey Paving and Landscaping

    "Assuming the ground is level and soil ready to lay turf it should only take a day to do for two people maximum. Turf varies from between £4 and £8 per metre square.
    If they have to take upold turf and level... thats where the higher costs will come in, including waste."

    Answered on 6th May 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    HP BUILDING & GARDEN DESIGN

    "Labour day rate and cost of materials

    No more than £150 for the day"

    Answered on 30th Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Odd Job Nick

    "In the past I have charged £350 for a 2 man team for the labour, clearing old turf, levelling off a 4 metre x 3 metre area and then re-turfing.
    I let them know how much turf they needed and they ordered it."

    Answered on 20th Nov 2019 - Member since Oct 2019 - report

    Ask a Trade

    Got a question that only a tradesperson can answer? We have thousands of trades ready to answer any question you may have.

    Ask your Question

    Related questions

    Ready to get a price for your home improvement project?

    get started
    x

    Report Content