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Why Spread Sod When It's 40 Degrees ?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by LawnMowerKing10, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,082

    Stupid tax sucking 'educators'... even too stupid to know what gov't waste even means... whine for more money... :laugh:

    I would start talking as a professional that let's the whole communitee know that there is a better way...
  2. LawnMowerKing10

    LawnMowerKing10 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 837

    Yes , the ground is frozen. Still some snow on it.
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  3. SLC & IS

    SLC & IS LawnSite Member
    from No. Va.
    Messages: 37

    I'm surprised they found some, I'm waiting on Virginia sod
    and was told they wont be cutting any till the first of March, must have gotten it from the Eastern Shore. Personally don't like shore sod its to sandy and seems to burn out quicker in the summer
  4. grassmasterswilson

    grassmasterswilson LawnSite Platinum Member
    from nc
    Messages: 4,968

    Not sure where you are located, but here in NC it gets cold in the winter with some warm days still mixed in. Just because it's cold doesn't mean the roots aren't doing anything. Now it the ground is frozen solid that's another thing. If it's bermuda it will just sit there until it warms up and start growing.

    Is it new construction? If so it is a lot cheaper to lay the sod after the crew has been there installing plants and grading the area. They would need to have some type of erosion control regardless. So either rye, sod, or straw.
  5. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,778

    If its bermuda it will be fine...

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