Advice please on levelling a lawn

Hi, I am helping someone with their lawn as they would like to create a bed in part of the garden for vegetables and level the lawn.  There are dips of around 20cm deep and 4m2 in parts of the lawn, so substantially uneven.  I wondered if I could just hire a rotavator and rotavate the whole lawn (it´s not in a very good state) and then add top soil, section off the area for a vegetable plot, and reseed or turf the new lawn area?  

Any advice much appreciated!



  • AtillaAtilla Posts: 1,493

    Before rotavating remove any Cutch grass, creeping buttercups etc as you do not want loads of that regrowing. Otherwise what you have said sounds like how I would do it. I would go for turf as grass seed takes 1-2 years before it looks reasonable as you get lots of earth showing for a long time and there is not cushion of grass underfoot. You also cannot walk on seeded or turfed grass for a number of weeks so build the veg plot somewhere accessible.

  • PampaPampa Posts: 6

    Thank you for your help

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