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Go Green this Spring with Turf Grass

Did you know you that adding turfgrass to your lawn can help your carbon footprint? Studies show that turfgrass can make a big impact on the environment, from urban to open areas. In smaller communities or urban areas, sod can do numerous things, including reducing energy consumption, mitigating the heat island effect commonly found in cities, and reducing carbon dioxide emissions – all of which contribute to efforts to reduce global warming. In larger lawns and other open areas, turfgrass...

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Lake Jem Farms 4/11/2018 Comments(0)

How Much Does It Cost to Install Sod in Central Florida?

Are you thinking about installing new sod in your residential lawn or for your commercial property? You may be wondering how much it would cost to purchase the sod and have it installed. The truth is, there are a lot of different factors that can go into the price of installing sod. Here are a few of the factors that can affect the cost of a freshly installed sod lawn: The Type of Sod Sod is priced by the square foot and is often sold in rolls, but not all sod is created equal. There are differe...

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Lake Jem Farms 12/28/2017 Comments(0)

The Best Commercial Sod for Your Property

Many people use sod to beautify their lawns at home, but it can also be used to keep your commercial property looking fresh and appealing to visitors. Depending the type of commercial property you have, different types of sod could be more beneficial over others – and there are a lot to choose from. It is important to consider many different things when deciding which turfgrass product is right for you, including how much sun the area will get and how much foot traffic it gets. Here a...

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Staff 11/30/2017 Comments(0)

What Exactly IS Sod Grass?

Traditional grass seeds grow and form complicated root systems that primarily travel outwards, eventually forming blades of grass that then resurface. This is not always ideal for gardeners, who need more control of root placement under the soil. Sod on the other hand is living grass in the form of a carpet. Basically, sod is pre-planted grass whose roots go into the dirt, creating a complex knot, which forms a mat that can be extracted later on. How is Sod Formed? The term sod can be ...

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Lake Jem Farms 10/26/2017 Comments(0)

Using a Commercial Sod Farm for Your Next Turf Project

Maintaining a good looking, vibrant and healthy lawn is high on the list of importance for commercial property owners who understand the value of landscape investment. If you have plans to lay down new turf for your commercial property you have two options to consider - starting from scratch by planting seeds and waiting for it to grow OR laying down sod for instant greenery. The three main factors that will influence your decisions are time, budget and maintenance. Choosing a Sod Farm for Your ...

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Staff 10/18/2017 Comments(0)