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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 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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Reel vs. Rotary Mower
Reel vs. Rotary Mowers
When it comes to purchasing a new lawn mower, homeowners are often faced with the decision of choosing between a ...
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What are Grass Plugs and How to Use Them
What are Grass Plugs and How to Use Them
In this week’s blog post on Sod University, we explore some frequently asked questions on grass plugs and how/when to ...
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There's No Such Thing as St. Augustine Seed!
There’s No Such Thing as St. Augustine Seed!
Wondering why you can't find St. Augustine seed? There is no such thing! In fact, it is only vegetatively propagated ...
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Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Bluegrass or Fescue Lawn
Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Bluegrass or Fescue Lawn
Cool season grasses like fescue and bluegrass undergo different maintenance practices during the fall. Read more in this Sod U ...
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Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Centipede Lawn
Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Centipede Lawn
Centipede lawn maintenance practices change throughout growing seasons. Find out how to make your centipede lawn thrive this fall ...
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