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Lawn Care Guides consists of blogs focused on lawn care subject matters. From mowing, to soil management, this Sod University category covers all of the major questions homeowners frequently ask.

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EMPIRE Maintenance Quiz
EMPIRE Maintenance Quiz
EMPIRE Turf Zoysia Challenge: Quiz & Prize Do you know how to take care of your EMPIRE zoysiagrass like a ...
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How Many Square Feet are on a Pallet of Sod?
How Many Square Feet are on a Pallet of Sod?
Here at Sod U, we are often asked, "How many square feet are on a pallet of sod?" The answer ...
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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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Spring Lawn Maintenance Tips
Spring Lawn Maintenance Tips
Spring is right around the corner! Are you prepared to care for your lawn this spring? Below are some short ...
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Five Great Lawn Care Books To Add To Your Library
Five Great Lawn Care Books To Add To Your Library
Many Sod U readers are have asked us for recommendations on lawn care books that contain solid, helpful information. The ...
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Soil Management for Lawns
Soil Management for Lawns
Have you ever heard of the saying that you are what you eat? The same can be said for your ...
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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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Lawn Mowing Guide
Lawn Mowing Guide
Regularly mowing your lawn promotes vertical growth and lateral density; it also provides the manicured look you desire. However, not ...
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St. Augustine Stolon
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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Lawn Mower
Winterizing Your Lawn Mower
With winter months ahead, it is important to consider taking time and preventative care for your gas-powered lawn mower  at ...
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Selecting New Turfgrass
Two Questions to Ask Before Selecting a New Turfgrass
So, you’ve decided to re-sod the yard. Before you decide which turfgrass to purchase, there are two questions you should ...
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St. Augustine Plug
St. Augustine Seed: No Such Thing!
Many northerners who move to the South mistakenly believe that St. Augustine lawns can be installed the same way that ...
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