Last Friday just after dawn, a sod truck rumbled up the street and delivered two pallets of Marathon I. For the next several hours we carried, laid, watered and placed 1,000 square feet of freshly harvested grass. Here's how it looked when we first started:
And a little further along, maybe 2/3rds done:
Now, a week later, it's grown noticeably and is just about ready for its first cut. After prepping the area for many months and basically living next to a dirt patch, it's amazing how dust-free the house and porch stay. Next up? Flowers, flowers, flowers!