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Old 02-22-2012, 08:48 AM
Kiril Kiril is offline
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Originally Posted by gulfjoe View Post
I also had issues with water sitting in the yard after big storms, and he showed thats how they graded my lawn and the other lawns and it was city ordinance that the water had to go somewhere, unfortunately its a huge river right through my lawn.
He is right here. If you don't like it, then you are either faced with modifying the soil to improve infiltration, drainage lines, or building a non-lawn swale. Personally I would go with the non-lawn swale.

Originally Posted by gulfjoe View Post
He also told me that areas where the sod doesn't butt up against each other he said not to worry it will grow in. I am afraid of weeds coming in there. So it looks like I am going to be combating this problem myself over the summer and coming years. Thank you all for all your past help and future help.
Again he is right, that however doesn't excuse the horrific hack job that was done.
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