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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 Fertilizer for St. Augustine Grass
The Best Fertilizer for St. Augustine Grass
Read about some of our top-recommended fertilizer products for St. Augustine grass. From liquid to granular, this blog has your ...
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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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Chinch Bug
How to Manage a Chinch Bug Infestation
Despite the fact that chinch bugs are tiny and almost invisible to the naked eye, they are fully capable of ...
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Insect Control in Your Bermuda Grass Lawn
Insect Control in Your Bermuda Grass Lawn
Understanding which insects prefer bermuda grass lawns is great for forming prevention and curative strategies ...
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Turf Battles Palmetto vs. Floratam
Turf Battles: Palmetto vs. Floratam St. Augustine
Sod University looks at the differences between Palmetto and Floratam St. Augustine grasses and how they compare to one another ...
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Lethal Viral Necrosis
Lethal Viral Necrosis in Florida Home Lawns
An abundance of Florida home lawns are experiencing an outbreak of turfgrass disease called Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVN). Learn more ...
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Chinch Bug and Pen Size Comparison
How to Identify and Treat Chinch Bugs in Florida St. Augustine Lawns
Have you noticed tiny little black insects in your St. Augustine grass? If so, you may have a chinch bug ...
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CitraBlue St. Augustine Grass Plugs Spreading
How to Make Grass Plugs Spread Faster
There are a couple of inexpensive strategies you can use to make your grass plugs spread faster and create a ...
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Insect Control in Your St. Augustine Lawn
Insect Control in Your St. Augustine Lawn
Some of the most common insects found in St. Augustine are chinch bugs, fall armyworms, sod webworms, billbugs, grub worms ...
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Grub Worm
Insect Control in Your Zoysia Lawn
Find out which bugs, grubs and worms commonly plague zoysia grass lawns so that you know how to fight them ...
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Zoysia vs. Bermuda Grass
Turf Wars: Zoysia vs. Bermuda Grass
Sod University looks at the generic differences between zoysia and bermuda grasses and how they compare to one another ...
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EMPIRE Lawn Along the Marsh
The Best Grass for the Gulf Coast
The Gulf Coast has warm, humid climates. Make an educated decision about the best grass cultivar for your home lawn ...
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