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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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The Best Grass for Southern California
The Best Grass for Southern California
Southern California experiences excessive drought and heat, so selecting a grass that tolerates and thrives in these conditions is important ...
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How to Use Bifen XTS and Bifen L/P for Insect Control
How to Use Bifen XTS and Bifen L/P for Insect Control
Bifen XTS Liquid Insecticide and Bifen L/P Insecticide Granules serve as great tools to control the most common of lawn ...
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The Best Grass for Shade in Florida
The Best Grass for Shade in Florida
Check out the top three turfgrasses we recommend for shady conditions in the state of Florida in this Sod University ...
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Why Do Warm Season Lawns Turn Brown?
Why Do Warm Season Lawns Turn Brown?
During the summer, warm season grasses are at their peak. When temperatures drop and remain below 65 degrees, warm season ...
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Popular Zoysia Varieties in Florida
Popular Zoysia Varieties in Florida
Sod U highlights the most popular zoysia varieties not only found in the state of Florida, but that will thrive ...
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When is the Best Time to Plant Grass Seed?
When is the Best Time to Plant Grass Seed?
Fall is the best time of year for cool season varieties whereas spring is the best time of year for ...
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Turf Wars: Zoysia vs. St. Augustine
Turf Wars: Zoysia vs. St. Augustine
Sod University looks at the generic differences between zoysia and St. Augustine grasses and how they compare to one another ...
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The Best Grass for Shade in the Carolinas
The Best Grass for Shade in the Carolinas
If you are wondering how to grow grass in shade, check out the top three grasses we recommend for shady ...
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How to Use Soil Moist Granules with Grass Plugs
How to Use Soil Moist Granules with Grass Plugs
Soil Moist Granules are a cost effective solution that help to cut waterings by half and reduce transplant shock due ...
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The Best Insect Killers for Home Lawns
The Best Insect Killers for Home Lawns
Sod U compiles a list of the top-rated, most popular and effective insect killers available to homeowners ...
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The Best Grass for Low Maintenance in Southern Texas
The Best Grass for Low Maintenance in Southern Texas
If you are looking to have the best lawn, look no further than our roundup of best low maintenance grasses ...
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Fall Strategies for Spring Insect Control
Fall Strategies for Spring Insect Control
Fall is the perfect time to start taking actionable prevention steps for insect control before spring comes around ...
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