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By Adisney

South Yorkshire, United Kingdom Gb

i,m wanting to level my plot.the soil has been raked and is somthing like,can it befinely leveled with sand or grit sand?



Depends what you want to do with it once its levelled - if you're turfing, then a fine layer sand (very fine though, not deep) won't hurt, but not builder's sand.

6 Apr, 2010


thanks for your reply,do you think grit sand would be ok? max an inch deep?

11 Apr, 2010


If you mean sharp sand, it'll be okay, but not at an inch deep - half an inch, or turn over the top of the soil, mixed the sand in and level it again. I have to warn you that I once levelled off with sand, an inch deep in some places, and the lawn did not do that well... I've never risked it since.

12 Apr, 2010

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