Mowing Your New Sod.

Mowing Your New Sod.

New installations are often uneven and care should be taken not to scalp high spots. Mow new grass once sod is rooted, usually after about 3 weeks. Bag clippings only if grass is clumping and shading new grass. Once established, follow Ongoing Maintenance guidelines...
Planting a Lawn with Sod.

Planting a Lawn with Sod.

Start by clearing any debris from the site and leveling the soil. When your sod is delivered, check to see that it’s healthy and problem free. Lay your sod within twenty-four hours of delivery, and lightly irrigate the soil just before you begin. Fit the squares...
How much do you water new sod.

How much do you water new sod.

Watering new sod is not about just getting the grass blades wet. It is what’s underneath that really counts. When you install new sod, all that you’ve really done is laid down a green rug on top of the ground. The idea now is for that rug to send down...
What is the best time to irrigate my lawn?

What is the best time to irrigate my lawn?

Sodded lawns should be irrigated during the early morning hours that coincide with the dew falling (usually from 4:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. with these times being adjusted with daylight savings time.) This helps to minimize evaporation, promote conservation and reduce the...
Don’t be fooled this April 1st.

Don’t be fooled this April 1st.

Don’t let someone flock your lawn. What is flocking your lawn you ask. It’s when someone finds a flock of lawn flamingos and cover your lawn with them! If someone does play this April fools jock on you hopefully they make a point of picking up their own...