sod question

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by JJLandscapes, Apr 29, 2006.

  1. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 682

    can i just roto till my curennt lawn and add some top soil and be able to lay sod down? or does all the old grass have to be ripped up?
  2. mrbray101

    mrbray101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    I have burnt out old grass before with a weedeater. Probably not the best way to do it and I have only done it when the grass is mostly weeds or very thin. However, the ST. Augustine laid on top did well. I think that all the grass and weeds that were cut made good fertilizer for the new sod.

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