To achieve the best results from a new lawn, top dressing should be carried out within the first spring (must be older than 12 weeks). This process levels out the lawn, improves drainage and improves the mowing finish.
- The leaf blades should always be showing, so don’t smother them.
- Use a good clean soil.
- If fertilising at the same time, it’s better to do the fertilising first.
- Use a lawn leveller or a plastic rake to spread the sand.
- When finished top dressing, hose the sand into the lawn for a better finish.