Grass grade is used to strengthen grass where you want to keep the lawn looking good in areas where it is walked, parked or even driven on. The grass does not get rutted or muddy, and it’s nice to walk on too.
The cells protect the root system promoting healthy growth and being plastic the mats do not absorb moister from the surrounding soil, drying out and killing the grass, or radiate heat as older style concrete grass paving does.
0.6m x 0.4m (0.24m2)
Excavate to a suitable level for the soil type and load bearing requirement and form a bedding layer of compacted base course, 50-100mm for pedestrian use, for vehicles or on soft soil a base layer of 75-150mm compacted gap20or 40 or similar is suggested, cover with a permeable geotextile.
Apply a root zone of 50-75mm of sandy soil mix, screed to level and tamper to allow good purchase of the grass roots.
Place natural paving Grass Grade mats working from the outside in standing on the mats as you go and fill with the sandy soil mix. Mats can be cut to shape if required with a hand saw or a skill saw. Fill to approximately 10mm above the mat and tamper. Refill any depressions with more of the sandy soil mix.
Apply grass seed and a thin layer of soil or pre grassed turf and maintain as suggested by the supplier.