Fertilising your turf is something that you need to consider before your turf is laid. Fertilisation from the beginning and maintenance after your lawn has been established is essential to ensuring that your lawn has a long, healthy life.
The type of fertilisation your turf needs and how often it should be done depends on the type of turf you are choosing to install.
Preparing Your Site
Before fertilisation begins, it’s important to prepare your site for turf laying by doing the following:
- Break your soil up: This allows roots to grow deep.
- Remove any other grasses or weeds before laying your turf: Remove any weeds or other grasses manually. Consider spraying and leaving for one week.
- Do a pH test: Consider doing a pH test to check the levels of your soil prior to laying your turf. Adjust your soil accordingly by adding organic matter.
- Spread quality topsoil before laying turf or planting: Revitalise your hard-done-by soil by spreading a layer of quality topsoil before laying turf or planting anything.
You Should Also Consider the Following Fertilisation Times
When Laying a New Lawn
A fertiliser such as Lawn Starter is perfect for laying new lawn as it contains premium-slow water crystals. Always apply underneath your new turf, do not spread on top of it.
For Established Lawns
Lawntastic Premium Fertiliser delivers all the nutrients turf needs to recover and grow and is perfect for a variety of established lawns.
What If You Only Want to Use Natural Products?
There’s a perfect solution for you if you don’t want to use chemical fertilisers. Clean Green Turf uses bio-technology to deliver superior results to your soil which will impact on your turf.
Find all the Supplies You Need
If you’re looking for fertilisation supplies to prepare your lawn and other lawn supplies you can’t go past CT Lawns. CT Lawns are leading suppliers of lawn and turf grass in Brisbane and coastal areas of Queensland. We can offer expert advice on your turf needs and have your turf installed in no time!
Want to learn more about fertilisation or preparing your site? Contact us today to find out more.