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Laying Sod


Now you need to have all the stubble raked off, as much as possible, and make sure it's level, because if you lay sod on unlevel ground it will be unlevel for a long, long time. So flatten in out and put you grass in.

If you're using plugs, like this, go ahead and till the area so you'll have a nice area in which to sink your plugs. And most importantly be sure to roll it so the grass will get good contact with the soil. And water it about everyday for the first two or three weeks.

This is Jerry Parsons, Vegetable Specialist for the Texas Agricultural Extension Service, the Weekend Gardener.

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