Everyone wants a vibrant green lawn. You can spread grass seed, fertilize and water your garden before waiting for the lawn to develop. You can have the lawn hydro seeded, and again … wait. However, there is more rapid solution; you can lay turf. It isn’t hard to do, but it will take work. You will need to prepare and level the ground before finally rolling out natures carpet.
The team at Andover Turf Supplies have put these simple steps together. The first thing to do is to prepare the foundation. You will need to have a soil sample examined to determine the pH of the soil. Then, if you have existing weeds and patchy grass, you will need to rent a turf cutter, which will cut the grass below the roots. After the existing grass is removed, you will need to take a rototiller (also known as a rotavator) to loosen up the top 6 to 8 inches of soil. [Read more…]