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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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Latitude 36 & NorthBridge Bermudagrass: Breeder Profile
Latitude 36 & NorthBridge Bermudagrass: Breeder Profile
The following interview shares a little bit about Dr. Wu's path to Latitude 36 & NorthBridge Bermudagrass research and development ...
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The First Mow of the Spring for EMPIRE
The First Mow of the Spring for EMPIRE
One of the most important guidelines for maintaining healthy EMPIRE Turf and other Zoysia Japonica lawns is proper mowing. Sod ...
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Five Illuminating Landscape Ideas
Five Illuminating Landscape Ideas
We often give the advice that when you’re ready to take your property to the next level with landscape lighting, ...
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Five Great Lawn Care Books to Add to Your Library
Five Great Lawn Care Books to Add to Your Library
The following list is made up of five books that we would recommend to readers who want to expand their ...
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Soil Management for Lawns and Gardens
Soil Management for Lawns and Gardens
Healthy soil leads to healthy lawns. Learn what you can do to improve your soil and achieve your best lawn ...
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Weed Control
Weed Control
A weed is a wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with other cultivated plants or ...
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Lawn Insect Control
Lawn Insect Control
If you see concentrated areas of damage in your lawn, you first need to recognize what is causing the damage: ...
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Lawn Mowing Guide
Lawn Mowing Guide
In this complete guide to lawn mowing, learn how to choose the right height for your lawn by grass type, ...
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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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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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Maintain Lawn Color in Winter
Turf Colorant: A Great Option for Maintaining Winter Color in Warm Season Lawns
If you don't want a brown lawn in the winter, applying turf colorant is a great option for keeping 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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