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04-15-2010, 05:47 PM
I've been researching various preparation techniques before laying new sod. The current grass is in okay shape (not all dead) but I want new sod. Can I till the current grass into the soil, add amendments and such, then lay the new sod? Or does the current grass need to be removed first?

04-15-2010, 09:21 PM
Remove that old grass. If you till up that old grass that may cause havoc down the road in terms of thatch problems and drainage issues. Just rent a sod cutter and remove the old grass. Add amendments if needed.