You might be wondering if you can also install artificial grass over stone. Installing artificial grass on stones is very simple.
Just make sure that your stepping stone are installed correctly.
Stones might be patio pavers, brick, block, or other materials.
The good news is that if you want to install fake grass over stones, you don’t need to remove them. If the drainage is good, you can actually go ahead and put the synthetic turf directly on the gravel.
How can you put stepping stones on artificial grass?
|Sand with edges for fine leveling|
|Metal or wooden frame (optional)||Scratch bar|
|Selecting fake grass||rigid broom|
|40mm x 2.5mm carpet tacks with a 20mm shock pad underlay||Straight edge or measuring tape|
|adhesive for artificial grass||a razor-sharp knife and extra blades|
|adhesion tape (if joints are required)||knife or a spatula for filling lawn hose|
|Dry sand from a kilns||Using a 16mm bit, drill|
Organize the area
If weeds have been poking through the gravel then apply a strong weed killer on weeds.
Add a thin layer of sand on top. Then use a screed bar to equal it.
Then added the metal or wood on the border. Make sure it does not effect your grass.
Is there enough drainage?
The most important part of this process is drainage.
If your drainage system is not good it is not recommended to install artificial grass on stepping stones because it will make large puddles and damage your grass.
If you don’t have good drainage drilling holes into the ground to provide the water with a suitable place to drain.
There are a few procedures you can follow to lay stones on artificial grass by yourself
- Firstly, turfing the area from one end. Making sure that every edge is covered with roll butts then cut it into the correct shape.
- Keep doing this process until the area is completely covered.
- When you try to lay the shock pad it frequently tries to roll back. To deal with this problem just put a heavy object on each end.
- Now use a joining tape to attach each end. For making one sheet make sure that after every 10 to 20 meter spaced use tacks.
- Which area you want to turf roll out your artificial grass. To make a clean edge leave 5 cm extra around all the edges. Winkles are natural, don’t worry about it.
- Leave artificial grass for at least 2 to 3 hours to settle so that the winkles will vanish.
- To make a single sheet use the joining tap. To secure the edges using tacks spaced every 10 to 20 cm.
- Now trim the artificial grass. If you have a large area of gravel and stone to cover, join two or more pieces of artificial turf together.
- When you connect artificial turf pieces together make sure that every piece of artificial turf is in the same direction.
- Place the two pieces side by side and line them up.
- If you want to reveal the grass back and stitch line, fold each edge of both sections about 25cm.
- Then turn it and check how it appears from the top. If everything is fine then attach the underlay of artificial turf.
- Now you should wait for at least two hours to settle down artificial turf.
- If you want good results, fill the newly installed artificial grass with kiln-dried sand. It will save the fiber of grass and maintain the final appearance.
In any yard, artificial grass is a wonderful addition. It simplifies grass maintenance and offers a wide range of special advantages. A quality installation is long-lasting and simple to maintain.
When all the hard work is finished, you’ll have a beautifully updated yard with a layout that takes little maintenance and will last for many years to come.
I hope this this article is helpful at the gardeing platform.
Best of luck!