Can I Lay New Turf in Winter?

Laying Turf Lawn In Winter

In South East Qld winter is a great time of year to lay a new lawns. In our climate new lawns of turf can be laid all year round. There are also benefits in starting a new lawn during winter.

 It will take a little longer for the lawn establish but given that the yard is is not used as much during the cooler months winter could just be the ideal time.


The Benefits of laying your new lawns in winter:


  1. Laying your lawn in cooler temperature is less taxing on the turf itself;
  2. Less watering needed during the establishment of you new lawn.
  3. If you lay your turf in winter it will be firmly established by spring when you will want to spend more time in the yard.


If you establish a new lawn during hotter months the lawns will take from 10 to 14 days to become establish, over winter it can take up to 4 weeks.


Laying new lawns is something you can do yourself but it’s always a good idea to get some expert advice on the best way to go about it. If you don’t have the time or not interested in doing it yourself, Griffo’s turf laying is able to look after everything for you. From digging up the old lawn to the reparing the site and soil, laying new turf, rolling and cleaning up after they are finished. Griffo’s are professionals and will also  provide expert advice on the care of your new lawn while it being established in the area of watering, mowing and what to feed your turf ensure your new lawns get the best possible start.


Installing new lawns in winter will mean that by the time the temperatures climb and the days get longer your lawn will be well established.