Knowing how much sod will fill your yard is crucial to quickly getting a beautiful lawn. Despite sod’s higher cost, the immediate and beautiful results are a popular reason for choosing sod instead of growing your lawn from seed. But how big is a piece of sod, how heavy is it, and how much should you order?Read More
How Many Square Feet in a Pallet of Sod on Average?
Did you know that different companies cut sod in different sizes? Given this fact, it can be challenging for homeowners to determine the square footage they will get in a pallet of sod. But it’s important to know how many square feet are in a pallet of sod. After all, you need to know how much sod to purchase for your project.Read More
Sod vs Seed Comparison (which to choose and why)
If your property needs a new lawn, you’ll have to decide whether to use sod or seed. The best option to choose will depend on your budget, the size of your property, your level of patience, and your personal preferences and goals. In today’s article I’ll compare sod vs seed to help you choose the best option for starting a lawn on your property. I’ll also share some pitfalls of each method that homeowners often fall prey to, and tell you what to watch out for to have success with either method.Read More
Best Sod for Shady Areas in Your Lawn
A common problem that homeowners face with their lawn is growing in shady areas. Most turfgrass thrives in full sun, but there are a few types of grass which will perform well in shade. And if you don’t have time to wait for grass to grow from seed, you’ll want to know the best sod for shady areas in your lawn.Read More
How Much Does a Roll of Sod Weigh?
Sod is popular with American homeowners for good reason—it lets you enjoy the closest possible thing to an instant lawn. There are many articles you can find online (and on this website!) that give you information on laying sod and buying pallets of sod. But you may be planning your installation and wonder how much does a roll of sod weigh?Read More
Sod vs Hydroseed Comparison
If your lawn is looking more than a little lacklustre, maybe you’re considering starting from scratch with options such as new sod or hydroseeding. Both are popular options for new construction and homeowners who want to see results in a hurry. With sod or hydroseed you can quickly establish a beautiful lawn. In this article, I’ll compare sod vs hydroseed, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each approach in terms of cost, labor, time, and final results.Read More
How Much Does a Pallet of Sod Weigh?
It’s no secret. The fastest way to get a beautiful, green lawn when you start from scratch is to lay down some sod. Choosing sod over planting grass seed is much easier, and will provide an instant lawn, but it also adds more difficulty to the process. While most people schedule delivery of their sod, you may be asking yourself how much does a pallet of sod weigh, and can my pickup or trailer handle the weight?
I’ll answer those questions and more in this article to explain whether picking up your sod is worth it.Read More
How to Lay Sod: The Ultimate Guide
A lush, green yard is a beautiful addition to your home. All things equal, improving your yard and curb appeal can cause your property value to jump more than any other home DIY project. It makes your home more appealing and shows that you care about maintaining your property. While it’s possible to make huge strides and improve your lawn over a few years, those seeking a quick fix and instant gratification may decide to lay sod. In this article I’ll tell you how to lay sod the right way, offering tips and tricks to make sure your new lawn doesn’t have ugly seams (or worse – die) after you install it.Read More
Where to Buy Sod (and how to save money buying it)
One of the most advantageous features of using sod to establish your lawn is how quickly you’ll have a beautiful lawn. After all, sod gives you instant grass and an impressively green property the moment it is installed. But most homeowners aren’t sure where to buy sod.
In this article I’ll tell you everything you need to know before you buy sod, go over where to buy sod that is high quality, and give you my top tips to save money on your grass sod order.Read More