What Is Top Dressing?

Top dressing is an application of compost or a blend of soil/compost/sand onto existing turf. For best results, a top dressing blend should have a higher content of compost than any other material.

Why Is Top Dressing with Compost So Effective?

Compost significantly increases soil’s water retention, improves the overall soil structure, stimulates microbial activity, breaks down thatch, and neutralizes the soil’s pH. It is simply the best, natural, slow-releasing soil amendment, containing everything turf needs to thrive. Before After

How Much Should I Charge for Compost Top Dressing?

Price the service according to how many yards or cubic meters of compost or compost blend you will need to top dress the lawn. Follow our easy recommendations above to determine the necessary cubic yards or meters based on the lawn’s surface area. Example: a 10,000 sq. ft. lawn (or 930 sq. meter lawn) will