How To Trim Pieces of Grass Sod to Fit
When installing grass sod, you often have to trim the 16 inch by 24 inch pieces to fit around trees or flower beds. Michael talks about the best way to cut grass sod pieces in this video. Call us at 281-431-7441 for the best grass sod available in Houston.
Summary of How to Cut Grass Sod Pieces
– How to cut grass sod pieces?
We explained in a previous video how to cut grass or how to mow grass. Someone may also be asking how to trim the edges of pieces of grass when you’re installing grass sod. Where you have a whole piece of grass, and you need to trim off half of it because you’ve come to a tree, or a flower bed, what’s the best way to do that?
The best tool to use to cut grass sod pieces is a machete. If you haven’t got one you can buy them in 18 or 24 inch lengths, from Ace, Lowe’s, or Home Depot. If you already have a machete, make sure it’s good and sharp. With a sharp machete, you can do a great job of shaping pieces of grass and your grass installation will look fantastic.
If you’re doing a real small job, and you’re not going to be cutting many grass sod pieces, you might use a shovel. You can kind of take the shovel and cut it the grass pieces with it. However you won’t get the same sharp cuts you can get with a machete. And you’re going to work a little harder at making the cuts too.
So, if I were cutting grass sod pieces, I would invest in a $10.00 machete, for sure. That would make the sod installation easier and make it look nicer as well.
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