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Removing patio and replacing with grass

Postby busa » Thu May 24, 2007 10:01 pm

i am removing my patio and wish to grass over the area can i put top soil and grass on top of the sharp sand and Scalpings that was under the slabs or should i dig it all out and then put top soil down
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Postby thedoctor » Fri May 25, 2007 7:42 pm

We don't know much about gardening at Diydoctor but we think 150mm of topsoil is the minimum needed to lay a lawn. Someone else may know better.
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Postby gwhizz » Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:45 pm

hi busa

i think i would tend to put topsoil directly onto the sand- reason, it will help with drainage and stop you getting a waterlogged lawn.

hope this helps
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