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  1. Turf Renovation
    There's a builder in my area putting down sod on top of moved dirt. Is this normal? It seems to be causing problems. They are grading the dirt, then just rolling out the sod. Despite a ton of daily watering and not mowing the grass for weeks, the sod is not taking well. Section edges and...
  2. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Hey guys, I'm just getting into sod (removal/installation). I have a client that wants roughly 8,600 square feet of old sod removed and replaced. What would you guys recommend charging per sq ft to remove and install? I know "the pros" would charge anywhere from $1.25-$2 per sq foot. I was...
  3. Heavy Equipment & Tractors
    We usually hit a yard twice with roundup before we start the prep. When we arrive we usually spend way too much time removing old dead grass and then leveling the lawn and amending the soil with some great nutrient-rich leveling soil. My problem and most costly labor issue is the soil prep. I...
  4. Marketplace
    WE HAVE BEEN SOD FARMING SINCE 1963, the second generation has taken over now FOR SALE—- Used Kwai sod installer good condition
  5. Business Operations
    We currently work only on lawn maintenance. we are expanding into landscaping, more in particular, the Sod sales and Installation aspect. the questions that I have is: is Sod Sales and Installation regulated by the Fed. Government under Landscaping architecture? or my occupational license is...
  6. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I purchased a home a few years back (Central Texas) with buffalo grass installed about 50% of the front yard, the other 50% was mostly dirt with a few small patches of various grasses. This past week I modified my irrigation system, tilled up the buffalo grass and loosened all the soil, and...
  7. Turf Renovation
    I've never done a full size yard before. The property is 5,000 sq. ft. Under normal conditions, what would you guys charge to: #1. Kill and remove existing lawn #2. Prep the property #3. Lay the sod He's wanting a quote for Zoysia and Bermuda. Thanks in advance.
  8. Introduce Yourself
    Beau Monde Landscape LLC was founded in 2008. We're located in Lafayette, Louisiana. Landscape Contractor/Horticulturist # 3216. We are a local lawn care and landscaping business. We started out with a small pickup and a shovel. Our company has grown well over the years. We hold a A+ Rating...
  9. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Giving an estimate today for sod installation and I want to make sure I have everything I need down. I've measured it to be 964.5 sq ft, which comes out to 97 rolls of sod. 97*$3.7 = 384.35 after tax + $65 delivery fee from the supply place That's $450 just for the sod alone. I then figured...
  10. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Hey folks! I'm new to LawnSite and to running my own Landscaping business, so thanks in advance for any help given! I have a customer that needs about 3,400 square feet of sod installed in their backyard. The existing lawn in a mess of weeds and bare spots. There's a fence that separates the...
  11. Network: South
    Hey guys, New here and I will be installing sod to address around 1000 sq of lawn that is overtaken by crabgrass and weeds. I am getting St Augustine Seville 2 pallets and plan to get a sod cutter to take out weeds and existing grass. Question is should I spray roundup to kill all existing...
  12. Introduce Yourself
    Liking the forums in here and just started our 3rd year. Anyone in Sarasota or Manatee? Or just north or south of us. Drop a comment below. Whats your main service?
  13. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Need help pricing out a new house. They need the whole yard sodded, took measurements they are gonna need about 640 pieces of sod 25 yards of soil 24 boxwoods 5 yards mulch one red maple tree and labor for 4 guys about a day and a half of work my total cost is about $4,200 Need help pricing...
  14. Introduce Yourself
    Fayetteville North Carolina, is were our business, Ultimate Lawn Care is located. We proudly serve Hope Mills, Raeford, Fayetteville, and the surrounding areas. We are always looking to improve our knowledge and customer service and I look forward to interacting with the members of this forum...
  15. Landscape Maintenance
    I had a retaining wall installed by a contractor. Now I need to bring in dirt and install sod. Problem arises with bringing in dirt. Can not bring in through drive way may crack clients cement. Can bring in through street but may crack cement (city owned). What are my options? Also, originally...
  16. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi all, I am looking for a landscaper who can jump start my lawn into being a lawn again. I inherited a lot of weeds and very little grass when I bought the house. I have done nothing more then mow it for the past few years and the weed problem has gotten out of control. I think wiping the...
  17. Turf Renovation
    I will be re-sodding my small front year this fall after a harsh summer. I have been getting estimates all week as to how much it will cost to remove old/dead turf, grade existing soil, and lay need turf. The area to be sodded is approximately 500 sq/ft. I know most of the cost is going to be...
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