Has anyone experienced a drop in quality with Rolawn Medallion turf recently? Just wondering if the wet weather in Yorkshire is causing problems. We had to get a second batch this week which is…Continue
"Sorry to hi-jack this topic, especially as it is not an issue with Rowlan. It is about quality of turf though.
Can I ask if anybody on here is having a problems with chafer grubs in turf supplies at the momment. If so how many chafer grubs would you…"
"We laid some Rolawn ' Medallion' turf, supplied by London Lawn Turf Co, earlier in June. I have to say, the quality was excellent and it established quickly. The second photo shows the lawn 10 days after it was laid - mind you we had a lot…"
"Gary has articulated what I was trying to say in more detail. Along with customer service, the quality of a companies products are of paramount importance to the reputation of that business.
If we had a problem with the quality of our Indian…"
"I agree with you Gary & Steven.
As I always say to any company who's been put under a negative spotlight, getting involved with honest debate, no matter how hard it may feel at the time, will lead to greater benefits in the longer term.
"I would want to know if the problem lay with;
- Weather conditions,
- Rowlawn (quality control)
- Transportation, or
How a company handles such an issue reflects how they are seen by all the Contractors that may see this thread. To…"
"I was speaking to Ben West of Landscaping solutions yesterday about this issue and he only haad good things to say about Rolawn, he seems to think that the growing conditon have not been good for turf. I respect the above response from Rolawn…"
"I may be able to visit Rolawn and have a look at the turf as I pass through Yorkshire.
Just to be open and honest. I have sent Helen an email suggesting that if Rolawn made a donation I could visit their HQ.
I now realise that this was an error…"
"Thanks for your response Helen and to everyone else for their shared experiences. For the record we laid the second batch of turf in a separate area and after a couple of (wet) weeks it now looks the same as the better original batch. All turfed…"
I have been designing gardens professionally for the last 7 years having trained at Writtle College. I have also attained the RHS Advanced Level in Horticulture and really ought to find the time and energy to get started on the Diploma Level!
I attained registered membership of the SGD in March 2009