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Sod University is a rich resource for the lawn and garden enthusiast and includes educational content, interactive tools, and expert insights on all things lawn care.  Research and science continue to drive the turfgrass industry, but it is the desire to have the best looking yard that fuels our passion.

If you share our passion and want to learn more about providing what your lawn and garden needs in ways that have a reduced impact on the environment, then Sod University is for you.

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Spring Weed Control: The Effective Use of a Pre-Emergent Herbicide
Spring Weed Control: The Effective Use of a Pre-Emergent Herbicide
Nick Radford of Todd Valley Farms Inc. discusses the effective use of a pre-emergent as the season for spring pre-emergent ...
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The Benefits of Laying Sod in the Winter
The Benefits of Laying Sod in the Winter
Winter may seem like the wrong time to lay sod—but for many states, it's a totally safe time to install new ...
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Zoysiagrass Guide: Know Your Grass Types
Zoysiagrass Guide: Know Your Grass Types
Learn about all the different key characteristics and traits about zoysiagrass. Whether you are sod shopping and wondering whether zoysiagrass ...
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Tips for Your Next Sod Job
Tips for Your Next Sod Job
Sod University discusses helpful tips for the next time you install sod in your yard. Learn from our mistakes so ...
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Leveling Your Soil and Preparing for Installation
Leveling Your Soil and Preparing for Installation
Leveling a yard is one of the steps that takes place before installing new sod. Having a leveled lawn makes ...
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Collecting and Submitting a Soil Analysis
Collecting and Submitting a Soil Analysis
Collecting and submitting a soil analysis is the best way to determine which nutrients your soil needs as your soil's ...
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How to Sharpen Your Lawn Mower Blade
How to Sharpen Your Lawn Mower Blade
Sharpening your lawn mower blade reaps benefits for the overall health of your lawn and reduces significant manual labor for ...
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Homeowner Fungicide Guide for Lawns
Homeowner Fungicide Guide for Lawns
This Homeowner Fungicide Guide for Lawns takes a closer look at various types of common turfgrass diseases and discusses the ...
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Know Your Grass Types
Know Your Grass Types
Knowing your different grass types is the best thing you can do before purchasing a new lawn or ensure you ...
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Winter Lawn Maintenance Tips
Winter Lawn Maintenance Tips
Although it is now winter, your grass is not dead! Maintenance practices are greatly reduced during this time, but your ...
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Sod University 2019 Best Of: A Highlight of Sod U’s Most Popular Blogs
Sod University 2019 Best Of: A Highlight of Sod U’s Most Popular Blogs
Sod University shares our most popular blogs of 2019 covering a variety of lawn and yard care topics over the ...
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Purging Your Spurge
Purging Your Spurge
Purging your lawn of spurge outbreaks can be difficult if you don't always know what you're doing. Learn about spurge ...
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