HOMEOWNERS CAN COUNT ON US FOR RESIDENTIAL SOD INSTALLATION IN BARRIE
We may be installing the sod on the soccer field across the street, but we still have the time and dedication to care for your backyard. Smilsky Sod Farms Ltd takes pride in providing homeowners with fine Kentucky bluegrass sod for large and small projects. Homeowners in the Barrie region can count on our personalized landscaping solutions.
With our residential sod installation for your Barrie home, you will have the lush green lawn you have always dreamed of. You can pick it up at our Cookstown sod farm, or we can deliver your new lawn right to your yard. If you prefer, we will be more than happy to professionally install your lawn for you.
Please call at least one day in advance if placing an order for delivery or pickup.
BENEFITS OF RESIDENTIAL SOD INSTALLATION
Some of the benefits of installing sod on your property in Barrie include:
Filters ground and rainwater
Reduces soil erosion
Restores soil quality
Absorbs pollutants and cleans the air
All our sod is cultivated with proper fertilization and care. You can rely on our team of residential sod installation experts to enjoy a healthy and beautiful lawn.
WHY CHOOSE US?
At Smilsky Sod Farms Ltd, our educated foreman and expert crew are well-equipped and capable of handling any concern. We have the knowledge and expertise to care for your lawn. We continuously strive to provide you with the best possible installation and aftercare services for your perfect green lawn.
SITE PREPARATION TIPS FOR SOD INSTALLATION
Preparing your area properly before sod installation is crucial to ensure a successful and healthy lawn. Here are some tips to follow when prepping your area for sod installation:
Clear the area: Remove vegetation, including grass, weeds, rocks, and debris to provide a clean slate for the new sod to establish itself.
Soil preparation: Test the soil pH and nutrient levels to determine if any amendments are needed. Add organic matter, such as compost or topsoil, to improve soil structure and fertility.
Level the surface: Ensure a smooth and even surface for sod installation. Remove any bumps, dips, or uneven areas by filling them with topsoil and levelling it with a rake or lawn roller.
Grade for proper drainage: Slope the soil away from buildings and towards appropriate drainage areas to prevent waterlogging. This helps prevent water accumulation and potential damage to the sod.
Irrigation system: Inspect and repair any leaks or issues before sod installation. Ensure the system works well enough to provide adequate water for the new sod.
Fertilization: Apply a slow-release, balanced fertilizer according to the manufacturer's instructions. This provides essential nutrients to support the establishment and growth of the new sod. Avoid using excessive amounts of fertilizer, as it can burn the roots.
Soil compaction: Use a lawn roller or walk over the prepared soil to lightly compact it. It creates good soil-to-sod contact and helps prevent air pockets that could hinder root growth.
Moisten the soil: Before laying the sod, thoroughly water the prepared soil to ensure it is evenly moist.
Sod installation: Begin laying the sod along a straight edge, like a sidewalk or driveway. Butt the edges tightly together, avoiding any gaps or overlaps. Use a sharp knife to trim the sod for a proper fit around curves or obstacles.
Watering: Immediately after installing the sod, water it deeply. Follow a regular watering schedule for the first few weeks, gradually reducing the frequency as the sod establishes.
Following these steps creates an ideal environment for the sod to take root and flourish. These are sod installation tips that will help you achieve a successful sod installation and promote the healthy growth of your new lawn.
Get in touch with us today for professional sod installation services in Barrie.
PERK UP YOUR TIRED LAWN WITH FRESH SOD
Smilsky Sod Farms Ltd also replaces old lawns that have faded from grace. We remove the old material, cultivate and grade the ground, and add new soil before we bring your property back to life with new sodding! Read about the various sod care tips post-installation.