I have a small area (approx 400 sqft) near the pool where I'm looking to put down sod. I ordered the sod to be delivered today. Yesterday I used a mini tiller to loosen the dirt. I found that under the dirt was gravel. See pictures. Is it ok to put the sod on top of that? What should I do? thanks



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    Region - Rockland County NY (about 45 min north of NYC) The gravel seems to be a thin layer. re: sun - gets about 4 horus of sunlihgt/day. dept of dirt seems pretty deep
    – Chaim
    Aug 31, 2020 at 17:46
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