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How to Care for Newly Planted Sod


By ProMatcher Staff



It may seem like a no brainer, but water is the key. Here are a few helpful tips for taking care of your new sod:

1. First two weeks, water three times a day. Morning, noon, night.

2. Week three, water two times a day. Morning and noon.

3. Week four, water one time a day. Morning or evening.

4. Skip watering for periods when a good rain comes through.

5. First mowing should occur around the end of week two or if the grass grows longer than 3 1/2 inches. Do not mow the lawn when it is wet.

When it comes to watering, the first month is critical. Stay on your schedule and your grass will get a good start on life.



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