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Sod Watering and Aftercare

Sod Installation and Aftercare

Sod Watering and Aftercare

The goal for watering new sod is to keep the rolls wet and the underlying soil moist.
It is very important to monitor your new sod daily!

Immediately after your installation, you will want to water for 30 to 60 minutes to soak your new lawn and the underlying soil.

For the first two weeks, water twice per day. Watering amounts can vary based on weather and irrigation methods. It is recommended to water a minimum of 20 minutes per time of day, per zone. If no irrigation system, water 30 to 60 minutes per time of day. The best time to water is early in the morning and late in the evening. Avoid watering during the heat of the day. During weeks 3 & 4, reduce watering to once per day in the morning. Maintain a minimum of 20 minutes per day.

EVERY irrigation system is different so you MUST adjust your watering based upon the daily inspection of your new sod and the soil. The roll should be extremely moist. If dry, increase your watering times. If “swampy,” decrease your watering times. Contact Korby Sod if you have any questions regarding watering.

Do not mow for the first 3 weeks. For the first three mowings, cut at the highest setting on your mower. Lower each subsequent mow – training your grass to be cut shorter. Never cut more than 1/3 of the grass blades with any one cutting.

As with all lawns, a fertilization program will encourage establishing and maintaining a thicker and healthier lawn. It is recommended four times per year. Early Spring (March/April), Late Spring (May/June), mid-summer (July/Aug) and fall (Sept/Oct). Use the appropriate seasonal fertilizer.

As part of creating a healthy lawn, it is also suggested to apply routine weed control application to minimize unwanted and competing plants.

At the first sign of ANY stress or concerns – CALL or TEXT our office immediately!
(970) 568-7633 or (720) 262-3818. Most issues can be corrected if addressed early enough.

We Serve More Than Just Colorado

Our Colorado-based sod farm serves more than just the Colorado front range! Our sod services spread into Wyoming, South Dakota, New Mexico, Texas and surrounding ares. We offer sod delivery as well as pick up. The Korby Landscaping team can assist you with lawn design, sod blend selection, installation and maintenance guides.

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