Sod Care & Seeding Tips

Watering your new sod after it has been installed is very critical. Regular watering is necessary until the root system has become deeply established.

The following is a guide for the first 4 weeks of watering new sod.

Week Number
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Week 1Water 2 TimesWater 2 TimesWater 2 TimesWater 1 TimeWater 1 TimeWater 1 TimeWater 1 Time
Week 2Water 1 TimeWater 1 TimeWater 1 TimeWater 1 TimeWater 1 TimesN/A
Water 1 Time
Week 3N/A
Water 1 TimeMOWWater 1 TimeN/A
N/A
Water 1 Time
Week 4Water 1 TimeN/A
Water 1 TimeN/A
Water 1 TimeMOWWater 1 Time

Allow sod to grow 4 to 5 inches before mowing. Mow no shorter than 3 inches.