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Best Time to Sod in Central Florida

Creating your lawn masterpiece is easy when you’ve decided to have Central Florida sod installed. Local sod gives you that lush, green grass you want without worrying if it’ll work with your environment. But when is the best time to lay sod so that it can root without stress and start growing just like in the Home and Garden? Here are some options you have for when to lay sod and what differentiates them: Spring Noted as a favorite time of year for laying sod, spring’s mild temperatures and...

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Best Types of Turfgrass for Central Florida

Choosing the best grass type for your Central Florida lawn requires more planning and research than you might think. Understanding which grass type is ideal for your home, you should do you research. Before you decide on the right sod for your lawn, take a minute to answer these questions: • How much time do you plan to spend on maintenance? (Mowing, watering, fertilizing, watching for bugs, fungus or disease) • Are there physical or environmental limitations? (No irrigation system, deep...

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Choosing Sod or Seed for Your Lawn

If you are debating whether to use seed or sod for your yard, you’re going to want to keep reading. In this post we’re going to give you the advantages and disadvantages to both seed and sod for your Central Florida lawn.  Advantages of Sod in Florida One of the biggest advantages of sod is that it provides an instant lawn, with no wait time before your grass begins to grow.  You’ll also be able to start utilizing your lawn faster with sod, since the grass establishes itself much faster than...

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Top 3 Lawn Problems and The Sod Solutions

Home improvement doesn’t only include your house. For many Floridians, having a beautiful, manicured lawn gives you the curb appeal that everyone desires. If you’ve invested in a nice, lush sod lawn, you want to keep it looking its best. In order to do that, you’ll need to watch out for these three problems: Brown or Yellow Spots There can be multiple reasons you have brown spots in your yard. One being that your sod needs more water. Another could be animal urine, especially if your furry...

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What Are Warm Season Grasses? Understanding Florida Sod Types

Warm season grasses originally come from tropical regions, which is why they thrive so well in the high temperatures and bright sunshine here in Florida. These grasses grow best when temperatures are between 75-90°, meaning they do most of their growing in the summer. During the cooler months, after heavy freeze or frost, they go dormant and turn brown, returning to their green brilliance once it’s warm again in the spring. The major grasses in this category are Bahia grass, Bermudagrass, St....

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How to Get a Lush, Green Lawn in the Shade

Not all turf is built to withstand the shade. For areas that don’t get at least six hours of direct sun a day, selecting the right type of sod variety is incredibly important in order for your lawn to thrive. Evaluate Your Sunlight A number of factors may affect the amount of sunlight that reaches your grass. Buildings and trees can block sunlight, while different seasons can also affect the amount of sunlight your lawn gets. If you’re not sure how much sunlight reaches your lawn throughout...

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Spring Lawn Maintenance That Will Save You in the Summer Months

With spring here, now is the time to start preparing for those hot summer months. Have your guests impressed by your beautiful, lush lawn during your parties and family cookouts by starting your spring lawn maintenance. Clean it Up Winter is over! Be sure to rake up all those dead leaves and get them to the curb. Give your lawn a chance to breathe and get yourself a good view of what needs to be done before those scorching summer months. Don’t be Afraid to Get Dirty Soil preparation is an...

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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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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...

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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 on the type of commercial property you have, different types of sod could be more beneficial over others – and there is 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 are the...

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