Frequently Asked Questions | Ivinghoe Turf
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We've been handling fresh grown garden turf for over 35 years and as a result we know a fair bit about it.

Below we answer some commonly asked questions regarding laying and caring for your lawn.

  1. Can you lay lawn turf in winter?
  2. Can you lay new turf on top of an old lawn?
  3. Can you lay turf over weeds?
  4. Can you walk on freshly laid turf?
  5. Do I need topsoil before laying turf?
  6. Does frequent mowing thicken lawn grass?
  7. Does garden turf like coffee grounds?
  8. How can I make my lawn grass thicker and greener?
  9. How do I care for my new lawn?
  10. How do I grow wildflowers in my lawn?
  11. How do I know if I’m buying good quality lawn turf?
  12. How do I measure an irregular shaped lawn?
  13. How do I protect my new lawn from hot sunlight?
  14. How do I repair a damaged patch of turf?
  15. How do I stop turf rolls from drying out?
  16. How do I top-dress my lawn?
  17. How do I treat dog urine patches on my lawn?
  18. How do you bring turf back to life?
  19. How do you maintain turf?
  20. How long until new turf is ready?
  21. How long will fresh turf last without being laid?
  22. How much does it cost to lay turf?
  23. How much does turfgrass cost?
  24. How much should I water new turf?
  25. What's the difference between garden soil and topsoil??
  26. How to repair damaged turf?
  27. Is it difficult to lay turf?
  28. Is it ok to buy cheap lawn turf?
  29. Is landscaper turf the same as garden turf?
  30. Is turf artificial grass?
  31. Is turf available all year round?
  32. Should I mix manure into my lawn topsoil?
  33. Should you compact topsoil before laying turf?
  34. Should you put sand down before laying turf?
  35. What do I do with my old turf?
  36. What is the best landscaping turf?
  37. What is the best lawn turf to buy?
  38. What is the best time of year to lay turf?
  39. What is the best topsoil for turf?
  40. What is the TGA?
  41. What makes turf hardwearing?
  42. What should garden turf be laid on?
  43. What’s the best way to measure my lawn?
  44. What's the difference between garden soil and topsoil?
  45. What’s the difference between regular topsoil and loam topsoil?
  46. Why does a lawn need topdressing?
  47. Why is my new lawn turning yellow?
  48. Why is my new turf dying?
  49. Will dead turf grass grow back?
  50. Will my new lawn survive a frost?