Laying sod - Knowledgebase Question

Orlando, Fl
Question by eagleone53
June 30, 2010
Before I lay my Bahia grass sod,should I put down some type of fertilizer ? The dirt is primarily sand (cental florida).


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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Sod is usually fertilized before it is cut and delivered so I don't think you need to add fertilizer but you might want to spread some compost or peatmoss over the area prior to setting the sod. This will help hold moisture and encourage the roots to penetrate down into the native soil.

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