Restore dead spots in your lawn instantly with new sod. This technique takes only minutes.
By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine:April 2005
Lay the new sod over the dead spot and cut through both with a sharp spade.
Dig the turf from the dead area and lay in the new sod patch. Water well.
Here's how to cut out damaged grass
and cut a sod patch that fits perfectly in
its place: Lay a piece of sod over the bad
spot and slice through both the sod and
the damaged turf below with a sharp
spade. Then dig out the bad spot and
plug in the new sod. Water it daily for a
couple of weeks and it will blend invisibly
into your lawn.
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
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