How To Lay A Lawn From Seed. Follow the recommended seeding rate as listed on the bag of grass seed to apply the seed with a seed spreader. Soil preparation - lawn seed should be sown into well drained firm but not compacted soil that is rich in organic matter.
Lightly rake over the sown area to. Firm in the soil by treading up and down the area in between passes with the rake. On hills mulch with a thin layer of straw to keep seeds from washing away.
Start the next line of sod staggered with the first as though you were laying down a line of bricks.
Watch our step-by-step video showing how to lay a new lawn from turf with expert advice and top tips to help you complete the job with confidenceVisit the. Firm in the soil by treading up and down the area in between passes with the rake. You can do this by gently dragging the back of a leaf rake over your seeded area. Repeat the process with the remaining seed working in parallel rows widthways.