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New Lawns

How to Create and Care For Them

creating a new lawnCreating a new lawn is a fairly simple process.

That said, before laying a new lawn you need to think about what you want from it.

Will it be a play area for the kids? A formal masterpiece? Somewhere to entertain? Or a combination of everything?

Knowing this will determine what type of grasses your lawn will be made up of and whether or not you’ll sow new grass seed or lay new turf.

Whichever type of lawn you want to create, this page features articles which make creating and caring for a new lawn as simple as possible.


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I’ve covered everything from preparing the soil for seed or turf, working out how much grass seed or turf you’ll need to create your lawn, step-by-step.

Whether you’re creating a play area for the kids or bowling green, the methods are very much the same. However, if you’re creating a bowling green, expect to take two, even three times as long, as you strive for perfection.

Either way, take your time and do the job right and you’ll have a beautiful lawn that’s easy to maintain.

If you rush and cut corners, your new lawn will be as healthy or look as good as it should.



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