Proper ground preparation is essential for the establishment and future well-being of your new lawn. Inadequately-prepared ground will never produce the best results. Existing turf should be removed by slicing beneath the grass with a spade. for larger areas, consider hiring in a purpose-designed turf cutter. The soil needs to be turned to a depth of 15cm using a spade or powered cultivator. Clear the area of stones, weeds, old turf and any other debris
When deciding on topsoil our product is ideal for building up to new levels and improving existing poor quality soil . As a general rule you will require 1 tonne of topsoil to increase the height of 50 sq m of lawn by 25 mm (aprox 1 inch) . In other words if you wanted to build up 50 sq m by say 3inches you will need 3 tonnes aprox. If the levels of your existing soil are adequate and of reasonable quality you wont need to purchase topsoil.