weeds from the area to be sodded. Ideally
weeds should be cleared 7-10 days before
sodding. Topsoil or
organic matter should be added at this
time as needed.
is sold by the pallet. A
pallet usually consists of 500 square feet
of sod. To find the number
of pallets required for the area, measure
desired area (length and width in feet). Multiply
the width times the length and then divide
by 500. This will
give you the number of pallets required.
Installation of Sod:
sod pieces in a brick pattern. Starting
at the bottom of the slope, lay the first
row of sod in a straight line. Put
the sod pieces tightly together.
Watering New Sod:
the sod each day for approximately
two weeks, watering to a depth of 1 1/2". Taper
off to a normal watering program for
your type of sod and its environment.
Fertilizing New Sod:
regular feeding program should begin 3-4
weeks after installation during the growing
Mowing New Sod:
sod as soon as new growth has increased
by one third of the installed sod height.
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