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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 Get Rid of Grub Worms
How to Get Rid of Grub Worms
As a follow-up to this previous blog, Sod University takes an even deeper look at the grub worm. Once you ...
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EMPIRE Turf Zoysiagrass: Breeder Profile
EMPIRE Turf Zoysiagrass: Breeder Profile
Roberto Gurgel, the Executive Director of Research at Sod Solutions, is from São Paulo, Brazil and is the recognized breeder ...
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What are Sod Plugs and How to Use Them
What are Sod Plugs and How to Use Them
In this week’s blog post on Sod University, we explore some frequently asked questions on sod plugs and how/when to ...
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Love Your Lawn: Sod U's Seven Summer Lawn Blogs
Love Your Lawn: Sod U’s Seven Summer Lawn Blogs
Sod University has an abundance of helpful information to assist you in caring for your lawn and garden this summer ...
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Summer Lawn Maintenance Tips
Summer Lawn Maintenance Tips
Are you ready to care for your lawn this summer? Below are some important summer maintenance tips and guides for ...
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Have You Ever Wondered How Rolled Sod is Harvested and Palletized?
Have You Ever Wondered How Rolled Sod is Harvested and Palletized?
This time of year, it’s not uncommon to be driving down the highway and passing by a truck with hundreds ...
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Why Aeration is More Important and Less Daunting Than You Think
Why Aeration is More Important and Less Daunting Than You Think
Aeration will surely benefit your lawn. Soil compaction stunts root growth and keeps nutrients from getting down into the soil ...
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Controlling Crabgrass in Your Lawn
Controlling Crabgrass in Your Lawn
Crabgrass is a pervasive weed found throughout the continental United States that many lawn owners struggle to control. Appropriately named, ...
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Why is Carbon Important to Your Lawn?
Why is Carbon Important to Your Lawn?
Along with nitrogen and oxygen, carbon is one of the essential building blocks of all organic life. Like plants and ...
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Palmetto® St. Augustine Grass Sets Industry Records and Continues to Grow
Palmetto® St. Augustine Grass Sets Industry Records and Continues to Grow
Palmetto® St. Augustine Grass Sets Industry Records and Continues to Grow Palmetto® St. Augustine started in Central Florida as a ...
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EMPIRE Maintenance Quiz
EMPIRE Maintenance Quiz
EMPIRE Turf Zoysia Challenge: Quiz & Prize Do you know how to take care of your EMPIRE zoysiagrass like a ...
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Bringing a Cool Season Sports Grass to "Hot-Lanta": Georgia Tech Baseball Upgrades to HGT Bluegrass
Bringing a Cool Season Sports Grass to “Hot-Lanta”: Georgia Tech Baseball Upgrades to HGT Bluegrass
Chris May is the Director of Athletic Grounds and Turf Maintenance at Georgia Tech. When he began mulling over the ...
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