Turf can be purchased and laid on a carefully prepared surface to give a rapid finish for a new lawn. Perfect Ground Solutions provide expert advice in site preparation, selecting and sourcing the correct turfing, laying turf to a very high standard and working with garden designers, landscapers and private clients, to create and establish lawns throughout Hertfordshire and Essex, that will establish well and give years of use for your family.
Often after hard landscaping activities have been carried out, builders have a habit of leaving the levels on lawns different to those of the completed feature.
Not only is this not very aesthetic but it makes lawn maintenance operations such a mowing much more difficult.
It’s a simple operation carried out by Perfect Ground Solutions to repair the lawn levels and make sure the the garden becomes much more pleasing to the eye and easier to manage.
In this case, we have simply brought in a few tonnes of Grade 1 Topsoil and re-leveled the lawn to match the hard landscaping.
We have over-seeded the new soil with the right choice of grass varieties to make sure that in a very short time, the edges of the newer area will blend with the existing lawn.
A new lawn has been installed adjacent to a new-build property in North Hertfordshire.
Perfect Ground Solutions needed to move quickly to make sure we were able to take advantage of the forecast rain the following week. This was not an irrigated lawn, so we run the risk of poor germination and plant death if the surface dried out in the warmer days of May.
This project involved the levelling of the existing area, importing a few lorry loads of grade one top soil from British Sugar – in my opinion one of the best and most consistent top soils available.
Perfect Ground Solutions Ltd are very experienced in establishing large lawns to create the ideal outdoor space and backdrop for your home, often working alongside landscapers or garden designers to achieve your desired result.
For larger lawns, where access is available, it is often much more efficient to use tractor-mounted equipment for shallow cultivation, preparation and consolidation of the seedbed and the seeding steps. The picture below shows primary cultivations and stone burying taking place where the existing lawn had been sprayed off to kill the existing grass.
We get asked to look at lawns that have tussocky patches in them and are no longer meeting the client’s needs. This is often due to the ingress of coarse wild grasses (such as cocksfoot and soft brome).
The seed has usually been brought in by birds or the wind over time. These indigenous weed grasses are often more vigorous than the amenity grasses used for high quality lawns and so they grow faster and create the tussocky patches.