Measuring & Ordering Sod

  • Order sod after all preparatory work is completed
  • Prompt installation on the day of delivery is crucial to strong beginning for your lawn
  • With a tape, measure the area of your planned lawn
  • Calculate the square footage needed
  • Each roll covers ten square feed, so divide total area by 10 and add 2% for waste
  • If you’re not sure, make a sketch of the lawn area with the length, width and any unusual features and we will be happy to calculate the amount of turfgrass sod you will need


  • Remove all debris from the area.
  • Grade and shape area to desired contours.
  • Top Soil should be available to a depth of 8 to 10 cm (3-4 inches). If this amount of top soil is not available, it must be added.
  • Prepare the soil by rototilling to a depth of 8 to 10 cm (3-4 inches) rototilling first one way, and then the other way.
  • Add Fertilizer at the rate of 10 Kilograms per 100 sq. metres (20lb/1000ft2) and rototill or rake to depth of 5 cm. Recommended fertilizer 5-20-20 or similar ratio.
  • Rake top 3 cm. to a smooth, even surface, and roll lightly to show up any depressions.
  • Sod should be laid as soon as possible. In no case later than 24 hours after delivery.