Category Archives: Creating a New Lawn

Creating a new lawn is a very exciting task in the step of building a new garden. The lawn is the backdrop and the foundation for your whole outside space. Getting this step right is essential as your lawn may be there for decades to come. In fact the very best lawns have been tended for generations.

Find out the best steps to creating your new lawn in these blog pages.

Should I seed or turf my new lawn?

By | 05/05/2020

I am often asked by customers if they should sow seed or lay turf to create their new lawn. There are many factors to consider when deciding which method to choose. Find out the pros and cons to the different ways and find out which method fares better in the long run. Whether you are trying to grass a slope or building that beautiful lawn of your dreams.

A lawn regeneration example in Exeter

By | 01/02/2019

In the hot summer of 2018 I was called to a beautiful home in Exeter. The owner was having great difficulty with their lawn and had become thoroughly fed up with it. It needed a complete lawn regeneration treatment. This was the state of the lawn when I surveyed it in summer 2018: Problems with the lawn The… Read More »

How to avoid laying terrible turf

By | 04/10/2018

I recently visited a customer who contacted me with great concern that their turf “wasn’t knitting together”. Upon arrival, it seemed the lines on their lawn was the least of their worries. It was terrible turf. I rarely recommend laying turf rather than sowing new seed. The quality of the final lawn that you get with turf often… Read More »