A well-planted farmyard, with trees at the sides, flowers in the corners and about the house, and an open lawn.

Farmhouse

A well-planted farmyard, with trees at the sides, flowers in the corners and about the house, and an…

A dilapidated farmhouse made attractive by vines and flowers.

Dilapidated farmhouse

A dilapidated farmhouse made attractive by vines and flowers.

Scattered planting of trees pruned in artificial shapes in front of a farmhouse.

Side view of farmhouse

Scattered planting of trees pruned in artificial shapes in front of a farmhouse.

A porch covered with flowers and vines overlooking a garden.

Garden

A porch covered with flowers and vines overlooking a garden.

Pictured is an easy grade for a lawn.

Lawn

Pictured is an easy grade for a lawn.

Rotary lawn mowers were not developed until there were small enough and powerful enough to run the blades at high speed.

Rotary Lawn Mower

Rotary lawn mowers were not developed until there were small enough and powerful enough to run the blades…

An illustration of a man mowing the lawn.

Man Mowing Lawn

An illustration of a man mowing the lawn.

the Sod Cutter is also known as the shave off technique, shovels, hoes, or similar machinery are used to shave off the surface of the existing lawn, which is then carted away. Once the grass has been removed, the surface is usually rotovated so as to loosen the ground somewhat. If the exposed soil is not of high quality, a layer or two of topsoil may be applied prior to the installation of the sod. The soil is then nicely graded and the sod is installed on top of it.

Combined Disk Harrow, Sod Cutter, and Roller

the Sod Cutter is also known as the shave off technique, shovels, hoes, or similar machinery are used…