Sod Installation in Fargo

His Workmanship offers sod installation services. You arrange for the pallets of sod to be delivered. We’ll prep the ground and lay the sod rolls. Our rates start at $100 per hour for 2 landscapers. New customers can read Ephesians 2:1-10 to receive a $20 discount. Details are on the final step of the contact form.

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Did you recently decide to remove a garden bed and install sod in its place? Do you have a dead or dying lawn? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered! Our landscapers can help transform your yard into a beautiful lawn. No more being embarrassed about having guests over. We know the most efficient way to install sod. Watch the video below to learn about our process for laying sod and to get an idea of what the total cost for your project might be.

His Workmanship is a landscaping company in Fargo

We’ve got your landscaping project taken care of anywhere in our Fargo area. We have done many yard work projects in Casselton and Detroit Lakes. We’re also familiar with cities surrounding Fergus Falls and Grand Forks.

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1. Get a free estimate in just a couple minutes

Select the services that best align with your needs and describe the details of your project to help us get a better idea of the scope of work. Feel free to upload pictures so your crew can visualize your specific needs.

2. Receive great customer support along the way

Our staff guarantees a reply to all emails within 24 hours. Once you get scheduled, you'll get a confirmation email with your workers names and a courtesy call from the crew leader a day before your project.

3. Relax while we speedily complete your project

Equipment in hand, your crew will arrive a few minutes early so they can collaborate with you about the work that needs to be done. Once they finish, you can pay the total bill directly to the crew leader. It's as simple as that!

Hear what a customer says

“This is the third time I have used His Workmanship. What made them catch my eye is their Christian mission. I’ve had their crews out here to do a fairly large project for a new rosebed and they’ve been very hard workers and made the job a breeze. I would definitely recommend His Workmanship for landscaping projects.” – Mark
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David HubinDavid Hubin
00:49 29 Jul 21
Toby, Andy, and Colin were on time, hard working, and very personable. It was an incredibly hot and humid day and they helped us move a LOT of heavy and awkward furniture to our new home. I would highly recommend using His Workmanship for your moving needs. I accidentally overpaid the crew and they came back to the house to correct the mistake, I honestly wouldn't have ever realized it in the craziness of moving. From start to finish, this was a great experience.
Bill SwansonBill Swanson
02:04 22 Jun 21
Had 3 college guys for 7 hours removing small rock from the flower beds. They did a great job and a great clean up of the area when done. Only thing I didn't like was having to go back and forth with multiple emails to get the job set up. Eric is from the Mpls area and doesn't have a shop in Fargo ND. Overall I'm happy with the work performed.
Lori DicksonLori Dickson
00:04 09 May 21
His Workmanship helped me move today. They did an amazing job. Jake & Noble were professional, courteous, kind & take their job very seriously. I will hire them in the future & have already recommended them to others! They are a 10 out of 10!!! Thank you!
Mary Kay WillitsMary Kay Willits
01:53 23 Apr 21
Trimmed about 200 of overgrown lilacs to 4 feet. Looks amazing!!We are very pleased
Joshua MathisJoshua Mathis
00:20 18 Oct 20
First things first, Eric was incredibly responsive with scheduling and quoting. I was having my yard raked of leaves and it rained/snowed this morning. Eric called first thing this morning to confirm if it was okay the crew came in the afternoon, of course I was fine with it. Kody and Hunter showed up about 5 minutes early and were very personable, took direction very well, and were very careful with my yard tools. They worked efficiently and quickly and had my yard done about 45 minutes quicker than I expected. This is a great organization and I’ll be spreading them around to anyone who needs some handy work around their property. I’d give 10 stars if I could.
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Frequently Asked Questions

In general, for sod installation labor only, it costs $1.00 to $1.50 per square foot. So, for example, if you need 1,000 square feet installed, then the sod installation cost will range from $1,000 to $1,500. It should be noted that removing and disposing of the old grass, purchasing and delivering new sod, regrading the lawn and installing sprinkler heads are usually considered extras that will add on to the overall price.
When you call a local sod delivery company, you should ask them if they can provide you with freshly cut sod that very day. Some shady sod delivery services try to sell you the old sod that’s been sitting there for 5-7 days. While it’s possible sod that old can survive, if you’re paying top dollar, you’ll want freshly farmed sod that has been cut within 24 hours.
Clear the lawn of all the current grass so it’s just bare dirt. Make sure the dirt slightly grades away from the building structure. If necessary, add a 1-2 inch layer of new dirt such as pulverized screened topsoil with peat moss mixture. Condition the soil by cultivating and tilling the new soil into your existing grade. Use a metal rake to flatten out and level the soil. A lawn roller or power roller can be used to smooth out, settle, and firm the grade before the sod is installed.
When you lay sod, make sure the rolls are lined up so that there are no gaps in-between. The sod rolls should be flush, meaning they butt right up against each other. You should stagger the rolls of sod in a brickwork pattern. This makes it much harder to see the seams and makes the installation look more professional. If the sod roll happens to be too long, then just use a utility knife to cut off the extra part.
If the sodded area is on a steep hill, you will want to use galvanized landscape staples to secure the sod rolls in the ground. Lay the sod horizontally with the long edge of the sod strip parallel to the slope. These two steps will prevent the sod from detaching from the soil and sliding down the hill, which can happen on a very rainy day.
Yes, you should use a handheld steel tamper or a lawn roller to compact and flatten the rolls of sod with the soil. If you use a sod roller, you should roll it across your lawn in a grid-like pattern. This is best practice because it pushes the grass roots into the dirt on the ground. This serves as an adhesive to help the root come into contact with the soil and remove any air pockets.
You should water the sod within 1 hour of installation and then 1-2 times per day for the first week. Aim for the morning and afternoon if possible. Water until the soil is deeply saturated but not puddling. After 2 weeks of watering, feel free to walk on and enjoy your new lawn. By that time, the roots will be securely established in the dirt.
Some advantages to sodding are: immediate results, fast root establishment, immediate erosion control, and limited weeds. The advantages to seeding are: less expensive, long term quality, and more grass options. If you’re on a tight budget, you can try seed but the better choice is sod. Click here to read more about sod/seed comparisons.
You should try to get a ballpark estimate on the total cost for your sodding project. Be prepared to answer questions about the dimensions of the areas that need sod as well as the condition of the soil. Ask the sod company how long they’ve been doing it and what their process is like. Google their company name to make sure they have good reviews online. Click here to get a sodding quote from His Workmanship.

His Workmanship is a Christian company

Our mission is to glorify God as we embody the gospel through our hard labor and our honest behavior. Our desire is to bring satisfaction to the customer as they seek to improve their property. We also desire to facilitate growth for students as they experience the business world from a Christian perspective.

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“Hi, my name is Daniel and this is my first summer with His Workmanship. I attend the same church as Eric so that is how I learned about this opportunity. I enjoy working with a company that so clearly shows the Christian faith in their business model. I mean, what other company gives a $20 discount for reading the Bible!”

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