zoysia - Knowledgebase Question

Decatur, Al
Question by gmapoppya75
April 15, 2009
Our church last year laid zoysia sod and failed to roll it afterwards. This has created an uneven lawn and gaps are also present. Can sand be spread over the area without harming the lawn?

Answer from NGA
April 15, 2009


You can level an uneven lawn by spreading sand or topsoil over the top and watering it down, then letting the grass grow up through the topsoil. Add no more than one half inch at a time, letting the sod grow up through each application or you will suffocate the turf. It may take months, but eventually you will have a nice level turf.

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