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Old 04-01-2013, 04:43 PM
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need advice on lawn tear out and new sod job

I have a client who wants to tear out their existing lawn and lay new sod. What is the best way to go about that? I've used skid steers and sod cutters in the past, which one would be the most efficient route to take? Also do I need to kill the lawn off first or just rip it out? Any advice, suggestions, tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:12 PM
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Soil Cultivator http://www.toro.com/en-us/rental/com...oil-cultivator


Looks easy to use. Some spray/kill weeds first, Some dont. I dont.
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:45 PM
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thanks for the reply and link, I will see if my rental place has that attachment for the dingo.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:50 PM
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few thoughts to consider:
1. what's the existing grade like? Does it need to be lowered/raised?
2. What kind of grass is going back in? different than what's there?

Just things to consider, if you don't kill off the existing grass, is it going to come back through somewhere, etc. etc.?
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