– Last year my husband and I started to landscape the backyard. Check out our blog on 28 Jun 2012, “Create Your Backyard Paradise!“We had planned on putting in the sod lawn last October, but since our summers are so hot the companies don’t sell sod during that time. Sod is sold from May to August. Here is my husband putting down the first piece. I sent Q a picture as soon as it was done. She was right! What a difference!