Technically, you can install sod anytime—even during the winter months. But the best time to install sod is in the fall with the second-best time to install sod is the spring.
Of course! If you can understand “green side up” you can install sod! It helps if you can recruit a few friends and neighbors to make the job a little quicker.
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.
Yes, since sod is a perishable item, we recommend you call your order in before pick-up. Will also reduce wait times in the field.
Sod can be cut with a pocketknife, or a sharp shovel.
New Lawn does not offer installation services. However, we do deliver (call for delivery quotes) and would be happy to refer you to one of our recommended landscapers that provide installation services in your area.
Immediately (within 15 minutes) upon installation, water the fresh sod until it is soaked through and the ground is mushy wet. This could be as much as an inch of water for your first watering. Keep soil under newly installed sod moist, until sod is firmly rooted.