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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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What Kind of Grass Do I Have
What Kind of Grass Do I Have?
Use our step-by-step guide to identify the different types of grass you may have. Take the best care of your ...
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Late Fall Fungus
Beware of Late Fall Fungus in Warm Season Lawns
In the early spring, warm season grass begins to come out of winter dormancy and return to its vibrant green ...
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How to Maintain a Green Lawn During the 2021 Grass Seed Shortage
How to Maintain a Green Lawn During the 2021 Grass Seed Shortage
With the grass seed shortage affecting the US, grass seed is difficult to find or it's expensive. Explore a few ...
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NorthBridge at Kansas City Chiefs Stadium
It’s Football Season! – Grasses on High Profile Football Fields
Many sports lovers and players hardly think about one of the key factors that goes into game performance—the fields players ...
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Warm Season, Transition Zone, and Cool Season Map
Warm vs. Cool Season Grass
When choosing a grass for your lawn, it is important to have a good understanding of warm season vs. cool ...
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What are Stolons and Rhizomes?
What are Stolons and Rhizomes?
Understanding the definition of a stolon and how it differs from a rhizome is crucial when learning about how creeping ...
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When is the Best Time to Lay Sod
When is the Best Time to Lay Sod?
Our tips for sod installation during the fall, winter, spring and summer seasons will help you successfully lay sod any ...
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Repairing Dog Pee Spots on Your Lawn
Repairing Dog Pee Spots on Your Lawn
Keep in mind that best way to maintain a healthy lawn is a regimented mowing, irrigation, and fertilization program. Healthy ...
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How to Use Tenacity Herbicide for Lawn Weed Control
How to Use Tenacity Herbicide for Lawn Weed Control
Tenacity is a great herbicide option for homeowners looking to treat problem weeds that are difficult to get rid of ...
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When to Use Sod, Plugs or Seed
When to Use Sod, Plugs or Seed
There are certain questions you should ask yourself before making a decision to purchase sod, plugs or seed. Get a ...
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The Best Disease Control Strategies for Home Lawns
The Best Disease Control Solutions for Home Lawns
Learn about some of the best disease control solutions that prevent and treat a wide range of common lawn disease ...
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Grub Worm
What is a Grub Worm and How to Control Them
Learn how to treat grub worm infestations in this all-inclusive grub worm guide featuring Clemson University Entomologist, Dr. J.C. Chong ...
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