" Do It Yourself " Sod Repair and Replacement in North Florida
When it comes to your North Florida
lawn, there is no reason to fear DIY sod. With some careful planning and a little help from the pro's your DIY
sod will look professionally done without the added cost of labor to pay others to remove and replace
your old grass lawn. When its all finished and your showing off your new grass sod to the
neighbors, you'll have the added satisfaction of having done it yourself.
The Lawn is an Integral Part of the Landscape
Your Florida lawn is the canvas on
which your landscape is painted. The lines and curves created at its borders add both elegance and structure to
the garden’s landscape.
The colors and textures
of a properly selected, well manicured lawn enhance the beauty of its surrounding landscape.
A poorly selected and struggling lawn
detracts from the overall appearance of its surroundings and quickly becomes the focal point of the
Choosing the Right Grass Sod for Your Landscape is an
Important Step and Should be Approached With a Measure of Caution.
Theres a saying I came across years ago
that I have probably repeated a million times when talking to people about plants for their yards. Its the
"right plant for the right place." Plants grow everywhere, from the top of mountains to the depths of the
sea and everywhere in between.
Knowing what we want our landscape to
do for us and what type of plants grow where, naturally on their own withought our intervention, helps us to
match the right plant to the right place in our landscape. I think it applies to choosing the right variety of
sod just the same if not more than it does for plant selection.
Properly selecting a sod that will favor what you want to accomplish with your lawn
as well as considering each variety of grass sod's ability to cope with your sites environmental factors will
help assure long term succsess for your DIY sod lawn.
Would you believe that answering 4
simple questions would tell you what type of grass sod you will need to meet both your personal preferences
and your sites individual requirements for a hassle free sod lawn? Give it a try, the answer to
four simple questions will guide your sod selection
5 Simple Steps to a DIY Sod
Measure the area you are going to remove
and replace with new
Select the type of
grass you will be putting
back in the damaged
Prepare the area by removing the existing vegetation
amendments if necessary
4 - Call your local sod delivery service to set up your
*For the Jacksonville
Florida area call Randy at Rondtree Sod on Phillips Highway at 904-741-4SOD
5 - Call in all your favors from friends and neighbors and get to
Laying Your New
Ok,so youve called in all your favors and
scheduled your time to be able to get your new sod lawn in, now how do you do it? With these 5 easy steps to laying DIY
sod, You'll be glad you chose to do it