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Installing Dormant Sod

Dormant Sod…

Can be installed in the winter and doing so can even have some advantages!

  • get a jump on establishing your lawn and you will use less water.
  • moving into spring, we get some wet snow and rain that really helps establish your new yard.
  • Dormant sod roots slowly this time of year but once the temperatures warm up, the grass will take off.

Now your ready!

And what’s even better is it’s installed the same!

1. Grade and level the area where you will be sodding.
1. Grade and level the area where you will be sodding.
3. Lay each piece against the first, staggering the joints like in a course of bricks. Cut any excess along bed lines, you driveway, sidewalk, etc.
3. Lay each piece against the first, staggering the joints like in a course of bricks. Cut any excess along bed lines, you driveway, sidewalk, etc.
5. Water the sod well. Remember, this sod will not have a good root system until after it turns green in the spring, so you can water whenever we go about 7-10 days without rain.
5. Water the sod well. Remember, this sod will not have a good root system until after it turns green in the spring, so you can water whenever we go about 7-10 days without rain.
2. Add some good Sod Mix to the area to ensure healthy soil for the sods root system.
2. Add some good Sod Mix to the area to ensure healthy soil for the sods root system.
4. Use a sod roller to tightly press the sod into the soil, which gives the roots immediate access to moisture.
4. Use a sod roller to tightly press the sod into the soil, which gives the roots immediate access to moisture.

And just like that, you’ve gotten a head start on your lawn! Once spring time comes, your lawn will go from

THIS

TO THIS!

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