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Recent Turf Laying reviews in Canberra

Great to deal with. Fantastic job!

Rotary Hoeing for New Turf

$200

Excellent job

An initial mow and grass removal after turf was laid weeks ago

$250

Luke was excellent to work with, highly recommend!

Assistance laying turf

$250

Excellent and prompt service. Thanks!

Turf laying

$350

Great job by Nathan, lawns looks great. Very knowledgeable and provided good tips.

First mow for new turf

$50

Got the job done. Good communications and honest. Would work with Lee again.

Scrape back and level yard for turf (date flex)

$400

low

$128

median

$275

high

$517

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What do turf laying services include?

Are you looking for help to lay a new lawn for your home? Turf laying includes removal of old grass, laying of new turf, and giving advice on immediate and long-term maintenance of your new lawn. It doesn't matter whether you're planning on laying artificial turf during winter or summer. 


Whatever the season, Taskers can readily work with you for all your garden turf laying needs. For more information about turf services, here are more details:


Winter turf laying

It's a common misconception that grass installation during winter is a big no-no. On the contrary, there are many benefits to turf laying during this colder season of the year. For one, your turf has enough time to settle and grow roots before the arrival of springtime. Also, laying grass turf during winter means you won't need to water it as often and thus makes it easier to maintain.


Your winter turf fitting service starts with a Tasker measuring your lawn area and preparing the ground for new turf. They level your soil using a rake, and carefully remove any weeds, stones, roots, and other debris. Your Tasker then starts to layout each turf roll ensuring each end is laid out as flat as possible. The last step involves checking if the entire lawn is shaped together firmly with no unsightly gaps between the turf.


Summer turf laying

Summer is that time of the year where people spend as much time as possible outdoors enjoying their home garden or lawn. Even with warmer weather conditions, you can still lay turf during summer as long as you know the basics of proper turf maintenance. Since turf rolled up during summertime can quickly lose its quality, your Tasker immediately gets to work by preparing the ground for turfing using a specialised pre-turfing fertiliser.


They quickly layout and water your turf to keep the soil from drying out. Your Tasker also uses laying boards to help avoid walking on wet soil and damaging it before installation. Once the job is complete, your Tasker can give out some reminders, including constant watering every day for the next two weeks.


AstroTurf installation

If you prefer to install specific brands of artificial grass such as AstroTurf, you can also get help from Taskers for artificial grass installation. Similar to turf laying, the first step involves measuring your lawn area and then removing the existing surface. If you own a small lawn, this task can be completed by hand. For larger spaces, it's best to use a turf cutter.


Your Tasker covers the topsoil with a sand or stone base before they compact it using a vibrating roller or plate. Then, they carefully roll out your artificial grass in the direction of your house for a more natural look. Finally, your Tasker trims away any excess grass and brushes your entire lawn to complete your AstroTurf installation.

Recent Turf Laying tasks in Canberra

Lay artificial grass 28 sqm in Latham

$5

Latham ACT, Australia

11th Feb 2024

Lay artificial grass. 28 sqm. Artificial Grass,weedmat, pegs and tape provided. Rest you will provide. Latham Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes

Layiing artificial grass 28 sq m

$5

Latham ACT, Australia

11th Feb 2024

Lay 28 sqm of artificial grass. Fake grass, peggs and tape wil be provided. Rest you will provide like sand. Latham ACT 2615 Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes

Remove grass bed ( planning to add pebbles or artificial grass)

$200

Throsby ACT, Australia

9th Feb 2024

Need grass bed to be removed from front porch small area plus kerb . Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes

Remove 30 square metres of lawn and lay turf.

$1,500

Cook ACT, Australia

5th Feb 2024

Lawn removed and tepaced with turf. Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Wednesday, 28 February 2024

Matt was very reliable. He arrived when he said he would and completed the re-turfing of our lawn entirely to our satisfaction. As a trained landscaper he knew what he was doing.

Need garden green waste taken away to appropriate place. $ negotiable

$100

Moncrieff ACT, Australia

4th Feb 2024

Need garden green waste taken away to appropriate place. All garden waste considerately packs in regular plastic bags as to make removal easier and void of strenuous heavy lifting. $ negotiable - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 8 February 2024

Artificial grass installation and garden improvement

$100

Forde ACT, Australia

1st Feb 2024

Looking for some one who can install artificial grass and help in improving the current garden . Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Artificial turf replacement

$100

Franklin ACT, Australia

17th Jan 2024

Need replacement of section of Astro turf see image. Feel free to come around and check what kind of turf you need, needs to be done by this sunday. I have the nails you need to hammer it in you just need to source the right turf - Due date: Before Monday, 22 January 2024

Need the top layer of soil taken off, some soil put down and turf laye

$1,000

Ngunnawal ACT, Australia

10th Jan 2024

Need some soil taken off top layer and turf layed Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Before Wednesday, 31 January 2024

Backyard tilling and prep for laying turf.

$300

Holt ACT, Australia

29th Dec 2023

We want the backyard tilled / soil turned and prepared for us to lay turf. - Due date: Flexible

Very hardworking. Great job and lovely to deal with.

Install of artificial turf

$2,000

Garran ACT, Australia

18th Dec 2023

Quote request for the install of artificial turf. Have the turf just need install - Due date: Flexible

Artificial grass installation

$400

Gungahlin ACT, Australia

13th Dec 2023

Preparing area for laying and installation of artificial grass with all supplies. Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Flexible

Turf removal/turf cutter

$5

Moncrieff ACT, Australia

19th Nov 2023

15sqm of turf needs to be cut/rolled. No other work needed. Just nees the turf cut/rolled. Just need a turf cutter. - Due date: Flexible

Artificial grass installation

$1,500

Coombs ACT, Australia

3rd Nov 2023

Artificial grass installation in townhouse courtyard. Will require current (dying) lawn to be dug up prior to install. Neighbour is also looking for similar so potential for 2 jobs. - Due date: Flexible

Relocate plants and fix artificial grass

$100

Casey ACT, Australia

31st Oct 2023

Relcate plants and fix artificial grass - Due date: Flexible

Garden clean up and lay artificial grass

$5

Coombs ACT, Australia

30th Oct 2023

Clean up the whole back and side yards including removing bushes and pavers, reuse the pavers for edging and lay artificial grass which I will provide. Looking for quotes to get the job done this side of the year. Thanks. Type of gardening: Garden cleanup Size of garden: 150m²-300m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Garden edge turf digging 10cm d x 40cm wide x 14m; fill bluedust

$150

Garran ACT 2605, Australia

8th Oct 2023

1.Dig a trench for garden edge with shovel/mattock in turf 10cm deep x 40cm wide x 15m long along string line, 2. Fill to 20cm with blue dust from pile. I can pack the dust with machine myself and lay the stone, this is NOT part of the job, I just need someone to finish digging the trenches and fill with blue dust. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 10 October 2023

Task finished to good standard, happy with result.

Quote to have turf laid

$1,500

Taylor ACT, Australia

1st Oct 2023

I have a small courtyard roughly measuring 11m2 that has got bark laid i would like a quote for some turf to be laid. - Due date: Flexible

I had Emad lay turf in my small courtyard he did an excellent job I will be definitely be recommending Emad to other people.

Turf removal

$5

Moncrieff ACT, Australia

21st Sep 2023

15sqm of turf to be removed with turf removal machine. No other work required. Just need the turf lifted n rolled. - Due date: Flexible

Replace existing Astro turf to New original grass / astro turf

$2,500

O'Connor ACT 2602, Australia

15th Sep 2023

Option 1: Artificial turf lifted, removed and disposed 5 x pallets of Santa Ana couch turf 250sqm Top soilx 10 cubes Delivery of materials on site Labour: clear, level, lay and cut to turf to shape Option 2: Artificial Turf replacement Artificial turf lifted, removed and disposed Labour: clear, level, lay and cut to turf to shape Synthetic luxury Tuff Turf artificial grass 10 x cubes of Blue metal dust underlay Delivery of materials Nails and joiner tap for pegging turf in place 3 x cubes of top sand for levelling and dusting on top Please provide 2 quotes separately for each option. - Due date: Flexible

Clear courtyard, prepare soil and lay turf

$123

Bruce ACT, Australia

14th Sep 2023

Tidy up existing - 4.5m x 4.5m yard to clear and level. Prepare the yard for turf and then lay turf in a space that will be less than 4.5m x 4.5m. Includes bringing all your own equipment (I have none) and garden waste removal. It may include delivering soil and turf from the supplier (I will have paid for it). I am open to someone just coming to do the first step. 1. Tidy up the current yard, get rid of the tan bark and excess soil and clay on top of the yard, and dispose of it properly. It is clay underneath. Do things to make the moved tree as happy as possible. Move/remove some of the existing pavers (around 30). They are loose, ie: not stuck down or together. 2. Even out the existing dirt across the whole space - make it flat. 3. (Potentially collect the soil from the supplier). Bring in new soil/sand etc and put is across the whole space to be turfed. Flatten it out. Do whatever else required to prepare the soil. 4. (Potentially collect the turf from the supplier). Lay the turf. Tell me how to look after it. Make an offer regarding price. - Due date: Before Sunday, 1 October 2023