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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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Broadcast vs. Drop Spreaders
Broadcast vs. Drop Spreaders
Spreaders come in two main varieties: broadcast spreaders and drop spreaders. So, which one should you use, or should you ...
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Popular Zoysia Varieties in the Carolinas
Popular Zoysia Varieties in the Carolinas
Sod University lists some of the most popular zoysiagrass varieties for North and South Carolina home lawns ...
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The Best Weed Killers for Home Lawns
The Best Weed Killers for Home Lawns
Learn about some of the most popular and effective weed killers and the types of weeds they offer control for ...
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EMPIRE: The Zoysiagrass Designed for Florida
EMPIRE: The Zoysiagrass Designed for Florida
EMPIRE® Zoysia, The Proven Zoysia Grass®, has been the standard across Florida home lawns for over 20 years ...
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The Best Grass for Low Maintenance in Atlanta
The Best Grass for Low Maintenance in Atlanta
Sod University talks about some of the high quality, low maintenance turfgrass selections in the Atlanta markets ...
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How to Thicken Your Lawn
How to Thicken Your Lawn
Achieving a thick, healthy lawn isn’t all that difficult—a few maintenance alterations can easily lead to a beautiful home landscape ...
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When is the Best Time to Plant Grass Plugs?
When is the Best Time to Plant Grass Plugs?
As grass plugs have become one of the most popular products for homeowners, many have began asking when the best ...
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Popular Zoysia Varieties
Popular Zoysia Varieties
Zoysia is one of the most popular types of warm season turfgrasses, so homeowners are often excited to hear about ...
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The Best Grass for Low Maintenance in the Carolinas
The Best Grass for Low Maintenance in the Carolinas
For homeowners in the Carolinas, the grass that consists of the lowest maintenance is the best option. Sod U lists ...
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When to Water Newly Installed Sod
When to Water Newly Installed Sod
Sod U discusses a watering schedule and the amount of irrigation your newly installed sod should be receiving ...
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How to Prevent Lawn Disease in the Fall
How to Prevent Lawn Disease in the Fall
Sod University covers a few helpful tried and true tips to help you prevent lawn fungus during the fall as ...
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When to Mow Newly Installed Sod
When to Mow Newly Installed Sod
Mowing at a proper height and at the right time can make a big difference in the overall success of ...
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