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How quickly did it die and where do you suspect the bacteria came from? Also, what's your view on why you suspect that?
well the grass looked amazing the first 2 days but by the third day it started to die off we watered prepared the soil and did everything like we always do then when i went yesterday i noticed no roots had even appeared at all on the bottom so i realized the sod had started to metabolize without me even knowing it when it was on the pallet, this usually only happens when the sod is not fresh and i confirmed it today because no root growth has happened even though we had some root hormone spread underneath it when it was installed... PITA will replace it this Sat
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is there any way to see if the sod is going to be healthy enough or fresh enough for install, before you purchase it?
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