Sodding a New Lawn
the fast way to start a new lawn, sod can be installed almost any
time and will be ready to be enjoyed in as little as 3 weeks.
Sodding doesn’t take a great
deal of care. Sod can be installed where seeding may be difficult
to do, such as in slopes or high traffic areas.
We use only freshly harvested
sod, of the highest quality, ordered and delivered directly from a
local grower to the job site. The sod available in
Ontario is 100 percent
Kentucky Blue and accustomed to
Ontario weather and
Before laying down sod, as well
as planting seeds, we see that the soil is properly prepared and
conditioned, for the grass to grow strong roots, to form a mature,
The Sodding job that we provide involves:
Removing the weeds and debris from the area to be sodded
area to loosen the soil, adding a high quality soil, rich in
organic matter. Grading, levelling and
adding top soil, if necessary.
Add a fertilizer
that is high in phosphorus to promote rapid root growth, anchoring
and blade development to get the newly planted grass
roots to knit with the surface soil
the surface of the area to be sodded to create a smooth, uniform
area to lay the sod. Then watering the area so that it is moist
thoroughly to a depth of about 6 inches. Laying the sod in
the moist area evenly, then lightly rolling the sod surface again,
this time to get the air in between out, so that the sod roots
make good contact with the soil.
After the sodding job is
done, the customer must water the sod.
It is imperative that
the sodded area is kept constantly moist, until the roots take
hold to the soil underneath and begin to anchor, this will take
watering the sod at least 3 times daily for about 3 weeks.
the sod is not kept constantly moist for at least 3 weeks after
planting, the grass roots will not knit to the soil below,
resulting in the sod drying out.
$2.50 per sq.ft. plus
GST sod, soil and fertilizer are included.
levelling and amendments if necessary, is charged extra.