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A common issue with new sod and existing lawns is unlevel areas. This occurs for a variety of reasons. With new sod, there can be unlevel areas at the seams where the sod rolls meet. Foot, lawnmower, bike and other traffic can create low spots in your lawn, impacting its appearance and health. Sod dressing, also called top dressing, can level your lawn or yard to improve its health. At Green Landscape Supply, we offer sod dressing for all types of grass at our locations in Norcross and Buford.

Sod dressingTop or sod dressing can be different, depending on the type of sod or grass you are leveling. Our sod dressing mixture at Green Landscape Supply is designed for zoysia and Bermuda grass, which are very popular in Georgia. We blend sand, Nutra mulch and other components to offer a beneficial mixture to fill in divots in the sod while adding nutrients to the soil. For other types of grass sand alone is used, while fescue should use a top dressing of our Nutra mulch (which contains peanut hulls). Our experienced landscaping experts can help you choose the right sod dressing for your lawn.

Applying Top Dressing to Your Lawn

Applying top or sod dressing to your yard can increase the nutrients in the soil for a better pH balance and level out low spots. Before you apply the sod dressing, your lawn should be scalped, then the low spots filled with sod dressing. After several weeks, you can scalp the lawn again and add sod dressing to the entire lawn, raking to ensure it is level. Zoysia and Bermuda grasses do well with this method. Talk to our lawn experts about the best way to apply sod dressing to your particular grass or sod.

If you have low spots in your lawn, sod dressing can help enhance the health and appearance of your grass. Come to Green Landscape Supply and talk to our landscape team to discuss the best top or sod dressing for your lawn. Stop by our Norcross or Buford locations to checkout all our landscape supplies.

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Our Customer Reviews

Green Landscape Supply

4.7 / 5.0

Based on 42 reviews

  • Jon B.

    Wanted to add top dressing to my lawn and stopped by to get some basic facts before starting. The team was so helpful to answer my many questions and made me feel comfortable to move forward with project. Stopped by a few weeks later with a u-haul and was all loaded up and ready to go within 15 minutes. Very helpful and inviting team. I might have them deliver next time, seems it's much easier and it can be dropped off on my driveway in those huge plastic bags - wife likes that Idea, and keeps me from unloading the truck on my own

  • D. F. C.

    We undertook a major landscaping project spanning 2018-2019. It includes stabilizing a foundation wall, construction of retaining walls, redirecting drainage, raised flowerbeds, and completely redoing the lawn. It requires multiple truckloads of stone, sand, fill dirt and topsoil. We saved a few dollars, but more importantly, the quality of the products ordered were unequaled. It was the best experience in getting exactly what and how much we needed that we had in the 30Y we've been here.

  • Ben J.

    Holy Cow! Super fast and friendly service having some gravel delivered. Person taking order on phone and driver very friendly. Feel I got a very fair price on material as well. Will be back.

  • Joshua J.

    When every other landscaping nursery was out of sod these guys had it. Felt very much like a family business. Not a lot frills here, but none are needed for a landscaping business. For my next project I might just have to drive past the other 3 nurseries to get here.

  • Tessa H.

    The only place I will go from now on! John was very kind and so helpful! Even though my job was really small, I was treated with so much respect and personal care that I will not being going anywhere else for my landscape needs in the future. They have a massive selection and their customer service is outstanding.

  • Will M.

    Great service. Our yard looks spectacular. The neighbors are always asking where we get such high quality mulch. If you want a great quality mulch to enhance your yard be sure to visit for an excellent experience! Thanks Green Brothers!