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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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Lawn Disease Control
Lawn Disease 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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How to Keep St. Augustine Out of EMPIRE Zoysia Lawns
How to Keep St. Augustine Out of EMPIRE Zoysia Lawns
Keep St. Augustine from growing into your EMPIRE Zoysia lawn with these cultural and chemical treatment tips ...
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Aerating vs. Dethatching
Aerating vs. Dethatching
Aerating and dethatching are both highly important lawn care projects that take place around late winter through late spring ...
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Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Bermuda Grass Lawn
Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Bermuda Grass Lawn
Discover Sod University's recommended spring maintenance tips for you bermuda grass lawn as temperatures start to rise ...
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Irrigation
Irrigation
On average, the typical lawn needs about one inch of water per week during the active growing season; this can ...
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Spring Maintenance Tips for Your St. Augustine Lawn
Spring Maintenance Tips for Your St. Augustine Lawn
This Sod U article compiles a list of spring lawn care tips to help your St. Augustine flourish into the ...
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Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Zoysia Lawn
Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Zoysia Lawn
This Sod U article compiles a list of spring lawn care tips to help your zoysia flourish into the warmer ...
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Celebration Bermudagrass
Popular Bermuda Grass Varieties in the Carolinas
Some of the best bermuda grass varieties for North and South Carolina are Celebration, Latitude 36, NorthBridge, Tifway 419 and ...
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How to Use a Pre-Emergent Herbicide in the Spring
How to Use a Pre-Emergent Herbicide in the Spring
Nick Radford of Todd Valley Farms Inc. discusses the effective use of a pre-emergent as the season for spring pre-emergent ...
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Popular St. Augustine Grass Varieties in the Carolinas
Popular St. Augustine Grass Varieties in the Carolinas
St. Augustine grasses have been a favorite in the Carolinas due to their versatility and ability to withstand the ever-varying ...
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NorthBridge Bermudagrass
Popular Bermuda Grass Varieties in Florida
Although St. Augustine is the more commonly found type of grass in Florida, bermuda grass is also a top contender ...
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Installing Sod
How to Get Your Newly Sodded Lawn Off to a Healthy Start
Congratulations on your newly sodded lawn. If you are like most homeowners, you have entered into the “now what” stage ...
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