How to Resod Grass: Replace Dead Grass Patches

Cut and patch with new sod
How to Resod Grass: Replace Dead Grass Patches

Resod Photo 1: Cut the sod patch

Lay the new sod over the dead spot and cut through both with a sharp spade. How to Resod Grass: Replace Dead Grass Patches

Resod Photo 2: Set the new sod

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.

Need to sod a bigger area? Here’s how to prepare for sod installation.

Required Tools for this resod project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration. Spade

Required Materials for this resod project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here’s a list. New sod

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