Did You Know the Time to Sod is Now?

Posted on September 11, 2016

Whenever you see sod installed on a home improvement television show, you might notice that it is often in completed in the spring before an open house. Cataldo Landscape wants you to know that it is never too late to have sod installation completed in Needham and Wellesley, MA. In fact, this is the perfect time of year to have it done!

Complete Lawn Care Boston MALate summer and early fall are ideal for sod installation because the average temperature is cooler and consistent but in fact, still allows grass to grow. Though spring is the second ideal time to install, there are constant fears of a dip in temperature that could be detrimental to your sod growing properly.

This time of year is also ideal because you will less likely overwater your sod, which is not conducive to proper growth. To encourage root growth, there are specific instructions to the amount of water you should be giving your sod every day. When there are hotter, drier temperatures, you will find that your lawn needs more water, which can inhibit the root growth and impact the integrity of your lawn with fungus and disease.

Though having a mature lawn professionally installed for you might great for a short while, you should be sure to do your research and understand the work that goes into maintaining this new addition to your lawn care routine, including the season it is installed during. If you have been considering sod installation in Wellesley or Needham, MA but are still seeking professionals that can help you past the installation process, contact us at Cataldo Landscape and Masonry. From installation to lawn care, we’re here to teach you all there is to know about properly caring for your new sod.

With more questions about our services, please call our experts today at (781) 304-8900.