It is an easy way to create a new lawn. This can make your home look great. It is important to follow these sod laying instructions.
It is possible to lay sod at any time, but it is best to do this in spring or autumn.
How much does sod cost?
When you’re thinking of installing sod, one of the most important questions is “How much do sod costs?”
It depends on how much grass is used. Usually, it costs between 7 and 35 cents per square. Foot (0.1 sq. Additional charges may apply for installation fees
Laying sod can take several hours and be very time-consuming. An expertly installed lawn can cost anywhere from $300 to $1,000.
This contrasts with seed costs, which are less than 4 cents per square. Foot (0.1 sq. It will cost more if you have large areas to sod.
It is important to do it right or at the very least, it should be done by yourself.
Select from. Thin soil will grow faster but will require more frequent watering. At least one inch (2.25cm), should be the minimum thickness of sod. Sod should be at least 1 inch (2.25cm) thick. It should look the same as the soil type.
While most sod varieties thrive in the sun there are some that can grow in shade. Make sure you do your research so that you can find the best type.
How to Lay Sod It might not be suitable for sodding. To improve soil quality and rooting success, it is possible to amend the soil with organic material. Also, you will need approximately 4-6 inches (10-15cm). You will also need loose topsoil.
To ensure drainage, make sure that the area is clear of stones and other debris. If the sod is not ready to be installed immediately, you can place it in a shaded area and keep it moist.
The sod will dry quickly if it is allowed to dry. Place the sod strips on the prepared area from edge to edge. Use staggered joints to resemble bricks.
Begin at the base of slopes and work your way perpendicular. The soil will absorb any biodegradable staples that you used to secure it. To eliminate air pockets, roll the sod gently after it has been laid. It should be watered thoroughly.
If you wish to stimulate root growth, you may use a starter fertilizer. It is not necessary. It is better to wait until the sod has established. The sod can take anywhere from a few days to a full month to establish.