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Old 09-25-2013, 06:59 AM
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How to install sod on a curved edge

Hey guys just wondering what's the easiest way to install sod on a curved edge? Like for example the flower be around a tree.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:21 AM
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:36 AM
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Layout the sod so it overlaps the bed. You can then use a hatchet to cut the outline. Another useful tool that the name of slips my old mined right now has a handle a little longer than an ax but the blade is curved and the cutting edge is on the bottom. Simply walk along and cut along the edge.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:38 AM
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When ordering the sod, get as many straight pieces as you need and be sure to order a few extra corners and curved pieces. They will know what youre talking about.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:59 AM
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Layout the sod so it overlaps the bed. You can then use a hatchet to cut the outline. Another useful tool that the name of slips my old mined right now has a handle a little longer than an ax but the blade is curved and the cutting edge is on the bottom. Simply walk along and cut along the edge.
http://www.benmeadows.com/bank-blade...130925115720:s. This tool is very handy. Ditch bank blade.
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:29 AM
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:40 AM
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How to install sod on a curved edge

I use a bed edging tool
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Old 09-25-2013, 12:22 PM
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Use a large seraded kitchen knife. Buy a 5 pack and use a new one as needed.
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Old 09-25-2013, 01:06 PM
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Hey guys just wondering what's the easiest way to install sod on a curved edge? Like for example the flower be around a tree.
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Looks like you chose the easy route. These guys already gave you some great tools to use. I can't think of the name, but I picked up a large knife from HD almost looks like a huge steak knife, except made for utilityies (not a utility knife) (excuse me I can't think of the name, long night and just woke up.)

But you'll be grateful you decided to sod and it's much easier than you ever thought. It was my first time laying it also and had no issues. Just watch a Youtube video and make sure you stagger them like your laying bricks. Start with the longest edge in the lawn.
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Old 09-25-2013, 04:00 PM
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When ordering the sod, get as many straight pieces as you need and be sure to order a few extra corners and curved pieces. They will know what youre talking about.
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