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Recent Turf Laying reviews in Melbourne

"Chirag arrived on the job notifying us that he had little to no experience with labour work. His positive attitude and commitment to the job was excellent. He’s a fast learner and we were very happy with his work. Thanks Chirag "

Labourer to lay turf

$250

"Really happy with Jack’s work and is also a great guy. Would highly recommend him."

Turf laying

$350

"Great job done. Reliable & completed task as promised on time. Great communication. Highly recommend!"

Lay 14sq meters of Instant turf

$500

"Paul was fantastic, my garden looks amazing! Highly recommend!"

Gardening: new turf

$500

"Awesome job and great advice given. Thanks so much for your help today. "

Lay 30m square of turf

$100

"Absolutely professional would be using in future , thanks mate"

Fake turf lay (small)

$250

What's the average cost of a turf layer in Melbourne

$152 - $420

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$152

median

$260

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$420

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Average reviews for Turf Laying Services in Melbourne

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4.98

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What do turf laying services include?

Are you looking for help to lay a new lawn for your home? Our turf laying services include all aspects of turfing such as 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, our Taskers can readily work with you for all your garden turf laying needs. For more information about our turf services, here are more details:


Winter turf laying

It's a common misconception that laying turf 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 our 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 Melbourne

Turf installation

$2,000

Batman VIC 3058, Australia

19th Sep 2022

turf installation Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Repair synthetic turf

$80

Coburg VIC, Australia

10th Sep 2022

Have a small hole in synthetic turf where a tree has come out after extreme wind damage. I have spare identical turf that can be cut to replace the patch. Patch is roughy 10x10cm Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Anthony was wonderful to deal with. Very efficient and completed the job exactly as requested.

Turf grass and rock installation

$1,500

Coburg VIC, Australia

19th Aug 2022

Rock pebble removal and turf grass installation Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Tuesday, 23 August 2022

Lay Synthetic turf

$5

Brunswick VIC, Australia

22nd Jul 2022

Supply and lay synthetic turf

Wow what a passionate Gardner really hard working honest on time reliable diligent don’t think to much his the right person for the job ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🙏🙏👍👍👍👍👍

Lay turf on nature strip

$200

Armadale VIC, Australia

11th Jul 2022

Need to dig over exciting nature strip then prepare soil and lay turf (buffalo) - Due date: Flexible

New turf needs to be installed (around 30 sqm) and pavers cleaned

$700

Northcote VIC 3070, Australia

31st May 2022

We've left our rental property and the lawn is in a terrible state, so it needs to be completely replaced with new buffalo grass somehow. Maybe instant turf is the way to go, open to suggestions. Real preferred, around 30 square meters. Also, the pavers are dirty and needs a cleaning e.g. with a pressure washer. Probably around 30 sqm too. - Due date: Flexible

Anthony did a stellar job installing turf in our backyard and cleaning our very dirty pavers.

Artificial Grass Installation 5m x 1.8m

$350

Richmond VIC, Australia

16th May 2022

Installation of artificial grass, rectangular area 5m x 1.8m. Please provide everything as part of the quote except the grass. I will provide the grass or can reimburse separately outside of the quote. Please quote including: - timber edging - crushed rock - crushed dust - artificial turf nails - anything else needed to complete the job I will provide the grass or reimburse separately.

Lay turf and remove green waste

$150

Kensington VIC, Australia

14th Sep 2022

We need help laying new turf For our small backyard (9sqm) this weekend and clearing the green waste - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 17 September 2022

Supply and install ~44sqm of instant (real) turf

$1,000

Brunswick West VIC, Australia

2nd Sep 2022

Backyard, accessible by side walkway only (No back lane way access). Ideally would involve site visit to help determine best type of grass for the space (there’s quite a bit of shade but am waiting on a tree trim first). Also considering irrigation / sprinklers so happy to receive indications of the additional cost for this. Possibility for ongoing garden design / landscaping work as I make this space my own. Pic at 1.30pm September 2. Tree on the left about to be cut back for more sun. Pup to remain. 🐶 - Due date: Flexible

Change turf

$100

Richmond VIC, Australia

31st Jul 2022

change the turf in a dog box, i’m hungover and need it done today, bring rubbish bags, i have the turf - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 31 July 2022

Soil removed and turf laid

$1,500

Thornbury VIC, Australia

20th Jul 2022

- Due date: Before Saturday, 30 July 2022

Artificial turf over concrete

$1,000

Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

21st Jun 2022

Require 27m2 of artificial turf supplied and laid over concrete courtyard. Just roll it out and glue it down. Dimensions are 4.8m x 5.35m x 4.67m x 5.97

Artificial grass cleaner

$70

Coburg VIC 3058, Australia

26th May 2022

Looking for an artificial grass cleaner to remove poo stains

I would like artificial turf on my 8sqm balcony

$5

St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

23rd Sep 2022

My balcony is currently tiled with large outdoor tiles. I’d like good quality turf laid over the top. It includes supply of the turf I have no idea of cost so I haven’t nominated realistic budget - Due date: Before Friday, 7 October 2022

Help laying new turf and taking the garden waste to the tip

$120

Kensington VIC 3031, Australia

13th Sep 2022

Lawn size is only 9sq metres and we’ll be helping. Looking for someone who has a Ute etc to be able to offload the old sod. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 17 September 2022

About 50-60sqm turf

$1,000

Brunswick VIC, Australia

1st Sep 2022

I have 50+ sqm of sir Walter turf to be laid in my backyard. The yard will need to be graded so that it's even and flat and drainage runs properly. Looking for someone to start on about Sept 16th.

80m2 install of Kings pride or saphire blue buffalo turf

$1,500

Burnley VIC 3121, Australia

30th Jul 2022

We have a yard in need of rototilling and turf supply/installation of 80m2 of turf The yard is in good condition, we would get rid of all existing grass beforehand, but suspect we may need a top layer of soil aswell. Im looking for people who can commit to a job in September. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 17 September 2022

Garden person Provide and lay artificial grass

$550

Toorak VIC, Australia

19th Jul 2022

To provide and lay artificial grass in front lawn area . 15-20 squares . We are renting so looking for off cuts from a job or an inexpensive product . - Due date: Flexible

Highly efficient and hard working . Great Job !

Removal of artificial turf

$150

Brunswick East VIC, Australia

5th Jun 2022

We have some old Astro turf on our balcony that needs to be removed. The job requires moving some planter boxes and large plant pots around + disposal of turf. - Due date: Before Sunday, 26 June 2022

Great bloke! Did the job properly and quickly.

Dispose of turf

$100

Brunswick East VIC, Australia

25th May 2022

Take old turf away and dispose of. Also sweep yard. Already pulled up. Access from courtyard, means I must be home. - Due date: Flexible

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