How to prepare the ground for laying turf

In this video guide, Monty prepares the ground before laying new turf for a lawn, giving tips on digging, levelling and weeding.

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Monty Don takes you through the process of preparing to lay new turf, which involves creating a weed-free, uniformly level, fine-textured surface into which the new grass will readily root. Follow this short video guide to digging, raking, firming and levelling the ground to achieve a beautiful new lawn.

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