Is the sod guaranteed?
No, sod is sold as is and is not guaranteed.
Is the sod returnable?
No, sod is sold as is and is not returnable.
Should I order the sod in advance?
Yes, it is wise to place your sod order a day or two before you need it. This way we can be sure to have sod on hand to meet your needs. Be careful not to over order as you will be expected to take whatever you have ordered!
What is the size of a roll of sod?
Sod rolls are 2' wide by 5' long. Each roll covers 10 square feet.
How many rolls are on a skid of sod?
A full skid of sod contains 70 rolls.
What is the weight of a roll of sod?
Sod rolls vary in weight depending on moisture content. They can vary from 20 to 40 lbs. per roll.
Can I have the sod delivered?
Yes, sod can be delivered with our sod truck and combined with any other skid order up to a maximum of 20 skids for $80 per delivery in London and surrounding area. Our sod truck comes with a hitch hiker fork truck to unload and place the skids curb side or on the driveway. The fork truck requires a 10' opening for clearance.
How many rolls do I need?
Multiply, length in feet times width in feet divided by 10 = number of rolls required.
How should I prepare the soil before laying sod?
Remove all old sod, grass, sticks and trash. Level to grade and work to 1" depth to allow the new sod to root.
Do I need to roll the ground before laying sod?
No, it is not necessary to roll the ground before laying sod.
Do I need to roll the sod after laying it?
Rolling the sod after laying will help firm up the area, but is not required.
How long and how much must I water the new sod?
New sod must be watered daily for the first two weeks. In extreme hot and dry conditions, it may be necessary to water beyond that every few days until the weather changes. Water daily until saturated.
When should I mow the new grass?
Wait until the sod has rooted firmly to the soil. (This usually will be about three weeks after laying sod.)
Should I fertilize the new sod?
Wait until the sod can be cut, before fertilizing. Follow normal fertilizing recommendations for spring and fall applications.