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Old 07-23-2013, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by newsod View Post
Im not sure what type of soil it was laid upon. When I walk on the grass, it does not feel squishy. The temperature has finally gone below 80 this week so I will cut back on the watering.

Common sense tells me that the roots only grow as far as the water is available. So They grow deeper if that is where the water supply is.
Once the roots takes hold is when to back off on the water

Sound like you have some good Common sense

When I install Sod the sod bed of dirt is prep to the depth of 4-5 inches with a starter fert. mix in.
So after laying the sod I roll it, then soak it wait a day roll it again and then I put water to it. Then next time I'm on it is to mow it apply a slow release fert
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