Establishing a new lawn (video transcript)

A transcript of our gardening video, 'Establishing a new lawn'.

[Background music] 

[Presenter]: When installing your superb, waterwise lawn, make sure you follow these critical guidelines.

Select a hardy, warm season turf. 

Build up the soil with clay and compost to improve the water holding capacity and to cut fertiliser leaching. 

Install an efficient and professionally designed irrigation system with an easy-to-use controller so you on the water once on each of your watering days. 

Screed the soil then roll out the turf. Use a compactor or water roller to finish.

[Sound of sprinklers running]

And don't forget to contact Water Corporation to get your sprinkler exemption so you can apply enough water to establish your new lawn.