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Frequently Asked Landscaping Questions | Fisher in London

If you have a question about our products or services, we would be more than happy to answer it! We’ve gathered a few of our most frequently asked landscaping questions and answers and have listed them below for your information. If your question is not featured below, please contact us directly for more information.
No, sod is sold as is and is not guaranteed.
No, sod is sold as is and is not returnable.
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!
Sod rolls are 2′ wide by 5′ long. Each roll covers 10 square feet.
A full skid of sod contains 70 rolls.
Sod rolls vary in weight depending on moisture content. They can vary from 20 to 40 lbs. per roll.
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.
Multiply, length in feet times width in feet divided by 10 = number of rolls required.

 

Remove all old sod, grass, sticks and trash. Level to grade and work to 1″ depth to allow the new sod to root.
No, it is not necessary to roll the ground before laying sod.
Rolling the sod after laying will help firm up the area, but is not required.
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.
Wait until the sod has rooted firmly to the soil. (This usually will be about three weeks after laying sod.)
Wait until the sod can be cut, before fertilizing. Follow normal fertilizing recommendations for spring and fall applications.
All of our soils, mulches, ground covers and aggregates are available in Fisher’s Yard Bags.
Prices vary, so call for a quote. All quoted Fisher’s Yard Bags prices are the same as the quoted delivery price.
It may be wise to order early on the day before delivery is required.
No, flagstone is not returnable.
Flagstone is sold by the pound or ton.
Full skids of flagstone vary in weight from 2 to 2-1/2 tons.
3/4″ to 1″ thick flagstone is recommended for patios. Flagstone is not recommended for driveways!
Yes, flagstone 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 the London and surrounding area. Our sod truck comes with a hitch hiker fork truck to unload and place the skids where needed. The fork truck requires a 10′ wide opening for clearance.
Multiply, length in feet, times width in feet, times the thickness of the flagstone in inches, times 13.5 to get the approximate number of pounds required.
Remove all old sod, grass, sticks and trash. Level to near grade with A-gravel and top the last 1-2″ with chips and dust.
Yes, we have delivery available on everything we sell.
The cost of delivery is $80 for Dorchester and Belmont, $80 per load in the London and surrounding area. Sod and stone delivery is $80 per order. The cost of delivery to Grand Bend via dump truck starts at $150.
Our smaller trucks hold 5 to 6 yards, depending on product. Our larger trucks can hold 20 yards per load.
The sod truck holds up to 20 skids of sod, flagstone or other skid products. Our sod truck comes with a hitch hiker fork truck to unload and place the skids where needed. The fork truck requires a 10′ opening for clearance.
No, they would need to be delivered on two separate loads and would be considered two deliveries. For example: the bulk loads delivery charge to London and area is $80; the skid product delivery charge to London and area is $80.
Yes, provided they can be delivered on the same load. All our trucks are equipped with a division gate to allow containment of two different bulk products.
Yes, provided both deliveries are on the same street and close together.
Usually orders received by noon can be delivered that day. In the busy seasons, it may be wise to order early on the day before delivery is required.
The normal delivery charge to Sarnia via dump truck starts at $175.
Yes, we accept Visa and MasterCard at both of our locations.

 

Yes, both locations accept payment using a debit card.
Yes, orders can be placed by phone with C.O.D. payment terms. When the load is delivered, you will be expected to pay in full by cash or cheque.
C.O.D stands for Cash (or Cheque) On Delivery.

No, we do not accept American Express. COD payments may be made by cash or cheque at the time of delivery; Visa, MasterCard, payments can be made when the order is placed or you can pay using a debit card when you place the order in person.

You can dispose of brush, stone or concrete (no steel), leaves, clean fill, grass clippings and sod (soil and grass removed from a lawn).

Yes, all disposal items must be separated and placed in their appropriate containment area.

We do not accept steel, concrete containing steel, logs larger than 3″ diameter, railroad ties, building materials, and all treated wood.

Call for disposal rates at 519-652-6752.

We handle all purpose sand, a-gravel, driveway stone, 3/4 crushed (drainage gravel), chips and dust (patio base), pea stone, large riverstone 2-4″ and small riverstone 1-2″, bedding sand (for use under interlocking pavers, flagstone and patio stones) and field stone 6-10″.

Most aggregates are sold by the 40 lb. bag or bulk by the yard.

Gravel is the heaviest around 2860 lbs. per cubic yard. All the other aggregates are around 2600 pounds per cubic yard.

The volume in a 40 lb. bag will vary somewhat, but will generally be around 11 to 12 litres per bag (28.33 litres = 1 cubic foot).

Yes, all aggregates can be delivered with our small, 5 yard trucks or our larger 20 yard trucks and combined with any one other bulk material order up to a maximum of 20 yards for $80.00 per delivery in London and surrounding area.

Multiply length in feet, times width in feet, to get the number of square feet. Divide the square feet by 27 and the answer by 12 times the number of inches of product you want to use.

For example: For an area 10′ by 10′ 4″ deep the equation would be 10 X 10 = 100 divided by 27 = 3.7037 divided by 12 =.3086 multiplied by 4″ = 1.23 yards. If you have any questions on this formula contact 519-652-6752 or 519-474-3429 and a member of our staff will be pleased to assist you.