A. You should install the sod the same day it’s brought to you. Sod is moreperishable in summer when it’s hotter, than in fall and winter when it’s cooler.
A. The sod is about 1/2 inch thick. Leave your grade about 1/2 inch below the sidewalks and borders.
A. No, we need time to harvest the Sod so it’s ready for you to pick up. Please give us 24 hours notice.
A. As soon as you install sod immediately give it one inch of water. Do not let it dry out. In the summer months sod is avery perishable commodity, it has no root system yet. In winter and fall you might not need to irrigate at all here in thePacific Northwest.
A. This is only a temporary situation. When you are applying a lot of water in summer and it’s really hot, you have created a mushroom factory. They will go away once you cut back on your watering.
A. Yes we do, as long as the area has at least 50% sunlight, sod will work well for you. We will give you replacement sod aslong as you have followed the initial water requirements (the success rate for transplanted sod is very high).
A. Yes, we carry a forklift with us to transport the turf around the site for you, at no additional charge.
A. Yes, you should put 16-16-16 down on the soil before sod installation.
A. You should allow about 1.5 hours to lay every 500 sq. ft. of sod, depending on how far you have to pack it.
A. They are not very heavy, around 25 lbs per slab in summer. In winter, when they are wetter, the weight goes up.
A. Lefeber Turf Farm is cutting 5 sq. ft. per slab (18″ x 40″), there are 100 slabs on a pallet for 500 sq. ft.