Planting Sod FAQ's

Hank Kerfoot - Thursday, September 20, 2012

planting sod

Important answers about planting sod.

Is it possible to lay sod in the winter? Sod can be laid in the wintertime but should be done before the first frost.

Should I wait a couple days to lay sod after it is delivered? No, sod should be laid immediately upon delivery in order to obtain the best results. Make sure your soil preparation is finished before your sod is delivered. Sod that is left rolled up for a period of time can dry up and die.

What equipment do I need to lay sod? A tape measure will be needed to measure the area before ordering your sod. To prepare the soil, you will need a rake, gloves, rototiller, and shovel. To lay the sod, you will need a razor knife, roller and starter fertilizer.

When is the best time of the year to lay sod?
Sod can be laid anytime during the year, even early winter before the first frost.

How do I determine how much sod to order? Measure the length and width of all areas to be sodded, and multiply the totals to come up with the square footage of the area to be sodded.

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