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Magnuson Sod Frequently Asked Questions

How often is the sod you sell cut?

A. We cut our sod daily from our farms in Ham Lake and Elk River. So you have fresh quality grass available to you every day of the week.

Is your sod guaranteed?

A. SOD IS NOT GUARANTEED Sod is a living thing so it must be cared for if not cared for properly it can lead to less than appealing outcomes. Fortunately it extremely easy to take care of the new sod you purchased. If you click the link below it will bring you to our page that teaches you how to take care of your new product.

But other companies guarantee their sod.

A. Companies that guarantee sod usually have strict rules that apply if you want the guarantee to stick. Such as required permanent underground irrigation systems, proof of fertilization and water treatment, or even none of the owners animals have used it for facilities. We prefer to help our customers get it right the first time rather than give them the “appearance” of a guarantee.

How do I know how much sod I will need for my project?

A. Our sod rolls are 2×6½ Inches and 50 rolls to a pallet. We understand calculating yardage can be annoying and difficult so we have provided a Sod calculator for your convenience. All you need to do is enter the length and width (in inches) of your the area you wish to sod and our calculator will tell you exactly how many rolls you will need. Click the link below for the calculator.

How do I lay & take care of my sod?

A. Don’t worry it is very easy to lay and take care of your sod. What you must do first is removed the grass, weeds, or whatever is currently where you want your sod to be, we have sod cutters available for rent for easy convenient removal of old sod and weeds. Second you’ll want to lay down a bed of fresh black dirt to allow the sod to take root easier. This stage you can add an optional layer of fertilizer, although recommended, it is not necessary. You can now lay your sod making sure to regularly water it the next few weeks to make sure the sod takes root, it is key that you don’t forget this last step. You can find a more in depth tutorial on our sod page if you click the link below.

What type of sod do you sell at Magnuson?

A. At our farms we grow Premium Blue Grass it is a beautiful dense green lawn that is very winter hardy for our cold Minnesotan weather.

What are some of the benefits of sod?

A. Where do I begin? There are many benefits to sod for all aspects of life and society. Sod and proper landscaping increase and grow property value. Gives you a comfortable living space for recreation and events. Health benefits include a University of California study show patients with a view of nature recover quicker. Sod can help you off set your carbon foot print NASA Ames research shows that 37 billion pounds of carbon are stored in a U.S. lawns alone each year. It prevents soil erosion, reduces water runoff, and cleans the air of dust and pollution. These are just a few of many benefits of sod.

How do I know how much Mulch I need?

A. Like our Sod calculator we have provided a convenient mulch calculator as a service for our customers. All you need is the length, width and depth of the area you wish to lay your mulch and our calculator will tell you how much you need.

Does Magnuson Sod deliver?

A. Yes we do. Anywhere in Minnesota daily.

When can I get my delivery?

A. You can get it today if you want. We deliver our products daily, and pride ourselves in our same day delivery, or you can schedule a deliver for later in the week. Whatever is your convenience.

Where are you located?

A. We are located off of 35W South on Nicollet Ave S between Cub Foods and Bobby & Steve’s. Our address is 5901 Nicollet Ave South Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419. If you click the link below it will bring you to our Contact Us page which has all the information as well as maps.

What are your hours?

A. We are open Monday-Friday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Saturday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM, & Sundays 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Why should I choose Magnuson Sod?

A. You should choose us since we are a small family owned business supplying quality goods and services at competitive prices. We are open 7 days a week and are interested in helping you in any way possible.

My question was not answered here. What do I do?

A. Don’t worry you can e-mail us at anytime at MagnusonSod@Gmail.com and we will personally respond as fast as possible or you can call us at (612)869-6992.

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