When it comes to lawn matters, perhaps no issue is more hotly debated than seeding your lawn vs. laying sod. What is the better of these two options? Well, honestly, it depends on a number of conditions. First and foremost, what is the difference between these two things? Seeding your lawn is growing grass the old fashioned way, which is to say, planting seeds, caring for these seeds, and maintaining the integrity of your lawn as such.