starting a lawn

Vincent Laverty asked 11 years ago

im trying to figure out where to start a lawn. i have sprayed the lawn, dug it up, and turned it over. the soil doesnt look great, its very uneven with scattered stones. i have left it for 3weeks and any weeds are now gone. im stuck now on what to do. should i get more top soil and even it out that way or would that only bring in more weeds to the garden? or would i be better off getting peat moss and putting it in the areas that need a lift.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Grass will grow in any kind of soil, once it has enough nutrients, which can be added as general fertiliser at 100 g per square metre before sowing.

It is usually unnecessary to bring in soil, unless the soil is just subsoil and unless the level needs to be brought up. 

More on this at: https://gardenie.wpengine.com/gerrycategory/soil-preparation/?id=5464

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