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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:34 am 
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I bought a new build several years ago. I have a front garden which is approximately 15-20m wide and 2 metres deep, separated by a small path in the middle to the front door. The garden was originally bark some bushes scattered throughout.

I have since removed all this and am left with a mixture of mainly soil with some stones scattered throughout.

My question is do I really need t use a topsoil or something else prior to laying turf? Any other suggestions?

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Break up the surface really well and mix in a couple of bales of peat and get it all level. Chuck some slow release fertiliser down, give it a soak and lay the turf. The peat will hold moisture and encourage root growth. :thumbright:

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Yes as with DWD, but you need to at least fork it over to remove any builders rubble (fork depth) or you will have patches appear later on.



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and rake over to remove any large stones.

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