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  1. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    New homeowner here. It's day 3 of new sod and have this ugly patch here in the middle. There's a sprinkler system with one in each corner. Does this look like lack of water getting to the middle or something else? Thank you!!
  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. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi, I just put some new sod on October 23rd and some of the Sod is turning light green to yellow, so I'm concerned I'm either under watering or over watering, some of the sod when I try to lift it up is getting hard, but other parts are really easy to pull up, this is the 2nd week since I put...
  4. Turf Renovation
    I have two customers they welling to pay but they are asking for a quote. I want to get involve laying sods I just don't know how much to charge on labor. I found two places I can purchase sod for $100 and or $120 for 450 sqft, both has a travel to pick them up. How much you all charge per sqft...
  5. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hey everyone, new to the forum. It's so nice to see the community of landscapers sharing knowledge and advice. I grew up like many of you with my father very much into landscaping and I caught on at an early age. We did a complete backyard makeover, and I will post pictures for you to see. Laid...
  6. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    hi all, This is my first post in this site after a few months of lurking. Yesterday, we had our yard excavated and regraded to correct major drainage issues. We laid 5 pallets of St Augustine sod, and need about 2.5 more to finish out the front. It’s super hot here (91 today), and although...
  7. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Help! Had sod put in April 29. Some areas of the sod look great, others it is yellow and looks like it's dying. The main area of concern is in the pictures , because it also hasn't started to root where as most of the other spots have. We've been watering 1-2hours a day unless it has rained a...
  8. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Looking to see if 2" of screened topsoil will be good enough to lay over existing lawn that is rocky, has weeds, and some grass. Builder didn't do a great job on the lawn prep. Looking at putting down 2" of screened black topsoil and installing sod. Just want to make sure what is currently...
  9. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Hey everyone. New poster here. I joined to see if I could get a little insight on what people think about the two compact sod cutters that are available. I need something that my wife and I can load in our truck with ease. I'm looking at the Turfco Kiscutter and Billy Goat SC121H. The Turfco...
  10. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Looking for a little insight concerning a recent sod installation gone wrong. The sod was going through some slight stress, which we continued to go out and monitor. We adjusted the watering schedule as the roots attached, but then it suddenly went bad. The customer sent texts saying the sod was...
  11. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I received a commercial property that seems the city had a work on the water lines and some prep with soil but is not leveled at all. I came up with 735.91 sqft. I am newly to this projects but will like to get into and learn. In the garden centers currently per piece are at $1.79 and per...
  12. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Yard by Jeff Pegler posted Jul 25, 2018 at 8:19 PMWe had new sod installed ten (10) days ago. We've been watering daily and live in Florida (so there has been plenty of water recently), but it looks like the sod is dying. The landscaper told me it is in shock and will come back. Should I be...
  13. Turf Renovation
    I have a sod job to bid, i was thinking of doing 1$ a sq foot plus materials, does that sound right? Thats usually what i do but for some reason lately ive been thinking that equation for bidding sod isnt right. Any help/advice is greatly appreciated
  14. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi all - I'm located in Atlanta and previous owner of the house removed a couple large pine straw beds and planted Zenith rather than the Emerald that was already established in the rest of the yard which led to different green up color and different dormancy period. I had the Zenith removed...
  15. Turf Renovation
    hello all! new member here from southeast missouri and i have a few questions. i have roughly about a 3 acre yard and im looking to rehab it a little at a time. last year i bought several loads of top soil (red clay is what was left after clearing the site for the home) and 9 pallets of bermuda...
  16. Landscape Maintenance
    Hello everyone, I hope your spring is starting out awesome. Long time member, infrequent poster. Do any of you have at least some minimum standards to even mess with sod? I’d like to at least have a minimum order of one pallet. Maybe half a pallet if I can split it up with another client.
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  17. 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.
  18. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I’m new here and am in need of advice for my lawn. We laid zoysia sod last year. Now I’m ready to treat it but have heard varying opinions on pre emergent. I want the grass to get thick and deep roots yet I am worried about the weeds as I already see them appearing in spots. I am I. Georgia and...
  19. Turf Renovation
    I tilled my 8k backyard over the weekend with a tiller attachment for a ride along skid steer, and graded for the most part, still have more grading to do. This is a new construction so the black dirt is a year old, but some parts where pool dug out was done had clay soil graded around. The...
  20. Landscape Architecture and Design-Build
    Welcome I'm new to forums. I love to inform you guys with new features on my website. more than welcome to come check it out www.novaslandscaping.com
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