How To Choose Which Turf Farm Or Supplier To Buy Your Lawn Turf From.
Although there is a huge choice of turf farms all vying for your business, there are some critical things about lawn turf that you should know. Some farms sell what is called meadow turf which is a turf that starts life as a field grazed by sheep and cows. This is not the best way to care for turf and you should not buy that type. Turf and Stuff turf is what is called cultivated turf and is grown specifically for gardens and lawns. Good turf suppliers should be able to provide this type of turf for sale.
Next, how long is it from cutting to delivery to your garden? Some of the largest turf suppliers have poor efficiency and your lawn turf can be several days old before it arrives with you. Turf and Stuff cut their turf on the day it is dispatched to you. We are one of the few turf suppliers who supply their turf in the morning of the day that you request. This means our turf is as fresh as it possibly can be and in many cases is only 18 hrs old when you receive it. Please ask this question of other turf suppliers and see what they say.
Weeds and weed grasses. This is a huge problem on some turf farms. Annual Meadow grass can be very unsightly at certain times of the year. Make sure that your turf supplier can give you re assurance that the annual meadow grass is at acceptably low levels. Turf farms nowadays should be able to guarantee that there are no broad leaved weeds within their turf. as the weed killers for turf farms nowadays are very powerful and effective.
Lawn advice. Does your turf supplier offer free lawn advice before and after you make your purchase. At Turf and Stuff we do. You can sign up for a free turf laying and soil preparation course and then when that is finished you can get our free ongoing lawn turf care advice. The topics we cover include lawn fertiliser, weed control, the benefits of lawn top dressing, mowing regimes, aeration and scarification regimes and very important watering regimes in these drought times. All this lawn advice is offered free by e-mail.
Good quality after care products. At turf and stuff we believe that the products and items you use on your new lawn turf should be of the highest quality. That is why we supply the best lawn and turf care equipment, top dressing and fertiliser.
In summary, lawn turf is a tricky fickle product that can vary in quality widely between turf farms and suppliers, so choose wisely, choose turf and stuff.