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By: Petersens Turf  09-12-2011
Keywords: Grass, Fertilizer, Sod

Posted on Mar 6, 2011

There should be a minimum of 4″ (12cm) of good topsoil in the area before seeding. Make sure that there are no large clumps of soil, rocks, sticks, etc., left after the area has been leveled and that it slopes slightly away from any buildings. This allows for proper drainage. Prepare the seed bed by raking and rolling lightly until you have a fine smooth..

Posted on Mar 6, 2011

Soil Preparation Before installing sod, the ground on which you will be installing the sod should be prepared accordingly for best results. There should be a minimum of 4″ (inches) of good soil in the area before sodding. Old grass should be removed or turned to ensure proper growth of new sod. Soil should be rota-tilled or new soil spread. The area should..

Posted on Mar 6, 2011

A beautiful hardy green lawn requires plenty of water and nutrients. Grass gets its nutrients from fertilizer and we recommend that you feed your lawn at least three (3) times per year. These feedings should take place in the spring, summer and fall. The best time to fertilize is right before or during a rain, as this will breakdown the fertilizer and send it..

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