Getting a fresh batch of green grass could take as little as three to four days by laying sod.
When the weather calls for barbecues and lots of outdoor playtime, who wants to spend the day staring at a ragged lawn? Whether your grass has sprouted bald spots, dry patches, or become overrun with weeds or pest damage, it may time to start from scratch. If you'd rather not reseed the entire lawn, it's possible to get a fresh batch of green grass in three to four days by laying sod.
Basically, sod is fresh, green grass that's been grown by pros (so it's naturally resistant to weeds, infestations, and diseases) and sold in ready-to-lay rolls. But the benefits don't end there. In the south, choosing to sod over seed means you can cover your turf with warm-season grasses like Bermuda grass, zoysia grass, and centipede grass -- grasses that can't be grown from seeds. And you won't have to worry about battling the batches of weeds that inevitably pop up while seeding lawns in cooler climates.
Laying down a new lawn may sound daunting, which is why many people recruit a landscaper to get the job done, but with the right tools (and a lot of sweat), you can save about 50% of the cost by doing it yourself.
Installing sod is a job for more than one person.
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