What is the best time to lay turf — plus, can you lay it all year around?

A man laying turf in his garden
There are a few things you need to know when laying turf (Image credit: Getty)

Knowing when is the best time to lay new turf can be the key to a lush lawn when the time comes to landscaping your garden after a building project.

The prospect of a cup of coffee – or glass of wine – in a thriving garden in the sunshine after months or even years of hard work is certainly an inviting one, so Homebuilding and Renovating has put together this handy guide on what you need to know if you want to lay fresh turf.

Sam Webb

Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.