Kill weeds and grasses with a recommended herbicide: remove rocks
and debris: rototill to a depth of 3 to 5 inches.
Work the soil, then level and smooth with a rake.If soil
seems loose, rolling may be done to firm soil before installing
the sod. Final grade should be 1 inch below walkways and
driveways. Water soil lightly just before installing sod.
Begin to install your sod immediately after delivery.
Start laying your sod along a straight edge such as a
walkway or driveway. Butt joints tightly together but
do not overlap. Stagger joints similar to rows of bricks.Use
a sharp knife to cut and shape sod around curves, trees
Start watering within 30 minutes, even if all the sod
isn't installed yet to prevent wilting and drying. Never
let the sod dry out. Completely water your new sod to
a depth of 6 to 8 inches. Keep your new lawn moist but
not soggy during the first 7 to10 days after installation.
Do not let water pond. Early morning waterings are the