If you install your Instant Lawn correctly, it will last a lifetime

We’ve teamed up with prominent people in the industry to get the word out on the best methods to install your instant lawn. If it’s done right and cared for properly, it will last a lifetime.

How to lay Instant Lawn – Overview – by Jason Hodges

A quick overview with hints and tip on laying your new lawn

Some of the do’s and dont’s when preparing the ground for your new lawn.

Considerations and advice when it comes time to lay down your new lawn.

How to lay Instant Lawn – Comprehensive Guide – by Kim Syrus

In The Garden with Kym Syrus

From an empty area of hard clay with weeds growing to a beautiful fresh green lawn, Kim Syrus works with the crew from The Turf Farm through the 5 steps of successfully laying new instant lawn.

1/5 Choosing Lawn

Kim Syrus talks with Chloe and Paul from The Turf Farm about the first stages of laying a new instant lawn.

2/5 Site Preparation

Preparing the area ready for the lawn to be laid, including excavating the base and laying the right soil.

  • Excavating a hard clay base
  • Using a rotary hoe to make digging easier
  • Dealing with existing weeds
  • Spreading out sandy loam

3/5 Irrigation

Paul and Kim discuss the best methods for watering, testing your water capacity and the importance of getting the base done right.

  • Lawn watering options
  • Testing water supply capacity
  • Planning and laying pop-up sprinklers
  • Spreading out the underlay

4/5 Lawn Installation

Tracey from The Turf farm talks with Kim about the final stages of laying your freshly cut turf onto your prepared site.

  • Getting a smooth surface
  • Protecting your lawn once it’s been delivered
  • Rolling out the turf
  • Top dressing and rolling

5/5 Completion and Care

Kim talks with the Paul, Tracey and Chloe about what to do after the lawn has been laid to keep it looking fresh and green.

  • Fertilising
  • Watering
  • Mowing
  • Ongoing care for your lawn

Choosing the right lawn for your garden

Click the button below to go to our lawn varieties page which shows you all the pros and cons of each instant lawn variety available and which one will be best for your lawn.

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