Beautiful blades begin with outstanding soil preparation. That means a little work before you install your sod will go a long way to a beautiful grass carpet in the future. Listed below are the steps you need to accomplish before your sod finds its home:
You are now ready to install your sod rolls!
The best time to install sod?
Technically, you can install sod anytime—even during winter months. But the best time to install sod is in the fall with the second-best time to install sod is the spring.
Can a homeowner install sod?
Of course! If you can understand “green side up” you can install sod! It helps if you can recruit a few friends and neighbors because sod rolls can be quite heavy.
Is seeding cheaper than sod?
A large bag of grass seed will cost less than a pallet of sod. But that’s similar to the comparison of raw wool to a finished sweater. The finished sod product will provide you with instant use, beauty and environmental benefits. A seed application will require years of cultivation, fertilizer and amendments to reach the maturity of the sod you apply on its first day.