How to lay rolls of lawn turf video

How to lay rolls of lawn turf

In this video clip, Monty Don demonstrates how to lay new turf onto prepared soil, so that the edges knit together evenly.

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In this clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don demonstrates how to lay new turf onto prepared soil, to make sure it knits together well and roots in quickly to create a seamless green sward. He shows you how to cope with awkward joints between two strips of turf and create a curving edge to the lawn. He also considers the pros and cons of using turf versus sowing grass seed when creating a new lawn.
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