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How much should I water new turf?

Brand new rolls of lawn turf do require plenty of water to allow them to successfully establish but overwatering can be as detrimental as underwatering. Grass roots won't grow in waterlogged earth and will drown and rot instead, killing off the grass above them.

If the soil beneath your lawn feels very wet or the lawn itself feels spongy these are critical warning signs that you are overwatering your new garden lawn and should stop immediately.

A good rule of thumb is to water your new lawn once every couple of days for the first 3 weeks - but only if it's not already been watered by the rain. The type of grass you are using, the climate in your areas and the type of soil in your garden will all affect how much water your lawn will need though.

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