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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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How to Avoid a Common Fertilizing Error
How to Avoid a Common Fertilizing Error
Learn about a few tips and tools used to avoid the appearance of green striping in your lawn after a ...
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Planting Ideas for Your Garden
Planting Ideas for Your Garden
Each year new varieties of annuals and perennials are developed by plant breeders, and Sod University has selected a few ...
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How to Choose a Company for Lawn Care Treatment
How to Choose a Company for Lawn Care Treatment
Learn about what you should look for in a lawn treatment company that applies control products to your lawn. Not ...
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How to Use SpeedZone Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf to Control Clover
How to Use SpeedZone Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf to Control Clover
Learn how to use SpeedZone Broadleaf Herbicide, a selective post-emergent weed control product, as a means of controlling clover in ...
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Mowing EMPIRE Turf Zoysiagrass with a Rotary Mower
Mowing EMPIRE Turf Zoysiagrass with a Rotary Mower
The ideal mowing height for EMPIRE is between one and two inches, but this does not mean you have to ...
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All About Centipede Sod & Seed
All About Centipede Sod & Seed
Sod U takes a deeper dive into the history and characteristics of centipede sod and seed. Find out if centipedegrass ...
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How Natural Lawns Help the Environment
How Natural Lawns Help the Environment
With Earth Day falling on Wednesday, April 22nd this year, Sod University highlights some of the key benefits natural turfgrass ...
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Alternatives to Glyphosate for Weed Control
Alternatives to Glyphosate for Weed Control
There are many other non-selective herbicide options for weed control in addition to glyphosate including Scythe, Finale and Reward ...
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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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All About Bermudagrass Sod
All About Bermudagrass Sod
Sod U takes a deeper dive into the history and characteristics of bermudagrass sod. Find out if bermudagrass is the ...
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Spring Sod Plugs Update
Spring Sod Plugs Update
This week, we are checking back in on our CitraBlue St. Augustine and Innovation Zoysiagrass sod plugs with a spring ...
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Spring Lawn Maintenance Tips
Spring Lawn Maintenance Tips
Spring is here! Get outside and enjoy the sunshine with the spring lawn maintenance tips we've included this week ...
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