Sodding new lawn in December?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by tim cooper, Sep 23, 2002.

  1. tim cooper

    tim cooper LawnSite Member
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    Hi guys!!!! Question... Friend of mine is building house this fall ...
    Final install in December... When to sod? wait till spring?

    I live in Jackson Missisippi. Have done one sod install prior to this in August, but when would be best time for it. :cool:
  2. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,361

    What type of grass, warm-season or cool-season?
  3. tim cooper

    tim cooper LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    st. augustine........ think i should wait till spring to sod?
  4. DaddyRabbit

    DaddyRabbit LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    I would most definitely wait till spring of the yr, if not your root system on st. augustine will not take because of it's dormancy. :(

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