Warmer weather is just around the corner (and with the temperature these days, you might think it's already here.) Now is the time when business and home owners start to think about sprucing up their sod, putting in new mulch, and changing out the landscaping that frames their home or workplace.

When the rain comes down, does it wreak havoc on your hard work? Even the best mulch or heartiest of plants can't always withstand the water flow when there are drainage concerns. Being that the Georgia water table is already high, it can make it especially challenging for the average homeowner to combat a muddy lawn. The hard clay or soil in certain areas prevents the water from being able to soak down into the earth.

Whether you’re looking to list your home for sale or just want to spruce up the way your lawn looks for good curb appeal, there’s more to having gorgeous sod than watering at the right time. First, it takes careful planning and second, a bit of elbow grease. Here are a few helpful steps that you may want to consider before pulling your lawnmower out this weekend: