(Use these helpful tips for your sod to thrive)
Once your new sod is placed it is important you take these steps in order for your sod to thrive.
Check out some of our tips and advice on ways to keep your new grass green and thriving all the time in Florida! Scroll down to read more.
Once your new sod is placed it is important for it to be watered multiple times a day. In your irrigation system, you should schedule it to water the sod at least twice a day one in the morning and one in the afternoon. It is very important your new sod gets plenty of water!
Usually, it takes around 2 weeks for it to be safe to mow your new sod, it is important that once you mow you do not mow more than one-third of the length of the grass. Make sure to mow your grass with sharp mower blades to get an even cut. To find a Landscape company in Fort Myers visit our lawn maintenance section.
We recommend fertilizing your lawn once every month to help the establishment and enhance the growth in your lawn. In the end, this will encourage rooting and establishment of the sod, in end this will result in maintaining a healthy lawn.
If you want to improve the aesthetics of your lawn we recommend giving your lawn a straight sharp edge. This increases the aesthetics of your lawn and makes everything seem to be put together. They say the little things make the biggest of differences.