Imagine how beautiful it would be to sit on your lawn on a nice sunny day to enjoy the beautiful view. There are various kinds of lawn furniture that are available in the market but they could be expensive and may not live up to your expectations.
There's no need to spend dozens of hours at a virtual library learning about botany and furniture design because today we're going to give you the ultimate guide to sprout a sofa on your own and build your own lawn furniture.
There are few steps involved in growing a sod couch which you would be able to flaunt amongst your family and friends also would add spark to your garden. It requires few things that you would need to build your beautiful DIY lawn couch, we suggest you make a note of the items and keep them all handy before building your sod couch.
To start, you would need to build a base, and for that, you need:
You will also need garden soil to fill the base and make the couch firm. The last and most important thing required to make lawn furniture is sod. Sod, as you may already know, is the surface of the soil on which you can see the grass growing or you where you can sow it.
Nothing like kicking back on some living furniture!
As they say, the foundation should always be the strongest, and the same applies to lawn furniture. This is the first and initial step to build your own sod couch.
We suggest you that you make up your mind as to how you want your furniture to look. If you want, you can make small chairs and a center table or you could build a complete huge sofa where you can seat your entire family and friends. Anything that would be ideal for your needs and your lawn is possible.
Remember, you'll need the materials we shared with you above to build your base and grow a sod couch
After you have successfully created the base of your furniture, the next step is to plaster the brick base. To complete this step, you require the second material on your list that is garden soil. It is readily available online or you could get it from your lawn or your neighbor’s lawn or in a nearby gardening shop too.
You need to plaster the base with the soil, you can’t just start pouring soil on the base.
This is the final step of your DIY lawn couch, this step can be completed in two ways, so choose whichever one suits you the best.
The first way would be to cut the sod in pieces and lay it down on the furniture base that you have created in the first and second step. Use the sod that you purchased from a store or that you cut yourself.
This is a completely optional step and it's up to you whether or not you want to follow it. You can add definition and style to your sod couch by decorating it.
You don’t have to go crazy with the decorations but you can do little things like adding a cute cushion on the sides of the couch or on the chairs.
You could add a flower vase or fix a showpiece at the center of your grass table and whenever you have guests over, it'll be there adding grace to your furniture. But like we said, this is completely optional if you want to it be all natural. Without using any expensive or inorganic products you can enjoy your furniture.
Growing a sod couch isn't a difficult process at all, and with the right equipment and techniques that we shared with you today, you could build your sod couch in just a few hours too. We hope that you liked our tutorial; if you did, share it with your friends and tell us what you think in the comments section.