Facts, tips, specifications, standards: all you need to know about turf

The Turf facts section of our website is made up of a variety of facts, tips, specifications, standards, collected from knowledgeable industry experts, all of them TGA approved members. Our experts are happy to share their wealth of knowledge and experience gained from years cultivating, growing, and supplying turf for professional and domestic customers. We are constantly seeking to improve standards through unity of purpose and the sharing of knowledge and new ideas.

Guide To Watering Newly Laid Turf

Code of Practice - Water is a precious resource that we need to use…

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The TGA Quality Standards for Cultivated Turf

Minimum standard for good quality cultivated turf for use in general landscape…

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Commonly found grasses

Cultivated or seeded turf is grown on arable land by specialist turf producers.…

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Have you got pink patches in your lawn?

What does red thread disease look like? Red thread disease is one of the most…

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Toadstools in your recently laid lawn?

It's common for brown toadstools or mushrooms to appear in new turf

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Brown or orange patches in your lawn?

Most established lawns contain some annual meadow grass

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Weed grasses in your lawn?

Annual meadow grass is one of the most widespread grasses in the world.

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Insects in your lawn?

Turf is one of the most natural products you can buy and so contains a vast…

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Benefits of turf to the environment

Turf is a unique ecosystem comprising not only the above-ground parts of the…

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