Tag Archives: Top Dressing

Top dressing is the process of adding a soil-type material over a lawn. This is to improve, change or level the soil as appropriate.

Top dressing a lawn

There are many dressing available for lawns. From a compost-type which adds organic matter, to a sand or loam-based dressing to level and improve the quality of the soil.

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Question: Difficult north facing town house lawn

I received this question in January 2018 by a reader Mike, who asks about his town house lawn. I have just moved into a town house with a north facing back garden. The soil in the back garden has a lot of clay. The current grass is not doing well, and the ground is very soggy, wet, and… Read More »