The Sod Needed for Rectangular Area Ground Cover calculators computes the number of AREA COVERED pieces of sod needed to cover an area such as a yard or field.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose your preferred units and enter the following:
Sod Needed: The calculator computes how many units (pieces or pallets) of sod needed to cover your area.
Sod is the top layer of ground covered in grass. This is also known as turf. Sod is used in many homes as the ground cover for yards, often referred to as lawn. Sod can be planted from grass seed and requires coverage while it grows in the form of straw, but sod also can be purchased in segments or rolls to place on top of the ground. Such sod is grown on sod farms. According the to the USDA, there are over 1,400 sod farms in the United State with over 368k acres in sod production.
Common grasses used for sod include:
Yard Shapes: The Sod Estimation Calculator has functions for different yards shapes: