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Sod help please!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by kjslawn, Nov 16, 2007.

  1. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    I have a 7 pallet sod install sod is showing up monday.The problem is that the lawn that I am redoing has grass, weeds, dead grass etc. I was going to pay my friend that does all my bobcat work ( I CAN'T Afford One ) to harley rack and scrape old junk up. He has sense called and said harley is down. My question is can I just till the crap out of this lawn and rack most of the junk up and put sod down?
  2. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    hello............... is this thing on ? ha ha!
  3. Albery's Lawn & Tractor

    Albery's Lawn & Tractor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,674

    Show up on sunday with your tiller and go to town. Depending on how good your tiller is & how many times you go over the area you might not have to rake out the dead weeds.
  4. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    Hey thanks I hope to go that route. The sod farm said fert is already on sod should I add more and if so what?

    TREEGUARD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 303

    :confused:Remember green side up:clapping:
  6. TimTim2008

    TimTim2008 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,772

    yes you can till and rank, but its NOT fun... but it can be done.. ps.. where are you goinna throw all the trash (dead grass/weeds) at?
  7. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    I tilled and then rented a dingo to remove the junk. Not having a dump bed in my truck is killing me I could have saved 2-3 hour on this job alone. I piled it on trailer and unloaded it with dingo.

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