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03/05/2012 at 20:37
Hi all. Just got a new build house. Nothing in garden apart from a heap of top soil probably covering up a lot of rubble. Wanting to lay a new lawn, would I be best to dig up and level out or can I lay a lawn straight on top of soil.? I reckon I ve got at least 18 inches of top soil in most places. Is this too deep? Thanks Brand new gardener
04/05/2012 at 12:31

Topsoil can never be too deep, no. More of an issue is what's underneath it - you could have a pan of compacted rubble which would prevent drainage.

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