The most hideous sod EVER.

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by hoskm01, May 26, 2007.

  1. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Im sure there has been worse, but I found this while browsing about the internet.

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    How could you even think of taking a picture of that and posting it for the world to see?
     
  2. deyoe1118

    deyoe1118 LawnSite Member
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    although I think their focus was the rock water fountain, it is pretty bad...
     
  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Definetly the fountain was the focus, but they did all the work, so that would look pretty bad for them.
     
  4. tjsquickcuts

    tjsquickcuts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Atlanta
    Posts: 943

    Looks like Bermuda sod, freshly laid. Its not all that bad, I am sure it will look great once watered for a few weeks and fertilized.
     
  5. Bill S

    Bill S LawnSite Member
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    There isn't a thing at all I like about that photo. Cold, cold, COLD!
     
  6. barefootlawnsandlandscape

    barefootlawnsandlandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    Quickcuts,

    You don't think the way they laid the sod around the edging is horrible? There is one section where the sod is laying on top of the edging. Always run a strip to follow the curve then cut in with that. That way there is a nice crisp edge that follows the contour of the bed.
     
  7. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Kinda looks like he picked up every rock on a parking lot meant to keep people from drivin' in the grass, and stacked them on top of a holey garden hose!;) ;)
     
  8. JT1304

    JT1304 LawnSite Member
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    I swear it looked better when I was there in person.....Just kidding. Even if I did do that, I dont think I would own up to it:hammerhead:
     
  9. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
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    Not to mention the waterfall looks incredibly BAD...
     
  10. drmiller100

    drmiller100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 562

    the retaining wall is nice in the background.
    the rock edging sucks.
    the waterfall is hideous.
    the waterfall pump is substantially undersized.
    the lawn is a pretty brownish green.

    i would be pretty embarrassed if this was mine.
     

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