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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:53 am    Post subject: Compacted soil Reply with quote

I got the piles of topsoil levelled out on the lawn a week and a half ago, the digger driver did an excellent job, he advised me that the best thing to do afterwards would be to go over it with a land leveller (Pulled behind a tractor), anyway, while that did a very good job of getting rid of the humps and hollows, the tractor has really compacted the topsoil Rolling Eyes . Not sure what to do next, it's a big lawn so digging by hand isn't an option, should I get an agri rotavator and go over it again with the tractor, this would rotavate a few inches deep, or should I hire a smaller rotavator which would rotovate about an inch deep, or are there any other options?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its probably best , if you can get it , to use the tractor and rotavator , Its mid Sept so get it done as soon as possible
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Its probably best , if you can get it , to use the tractor and rotavator , Its mid Sept so get it done as soon as possible
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I was thinking that allright, mind you with the way the weather is going I'll have to try and get hold of a semi aquatic tractor.
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