Welcome to Sod University

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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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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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Reel vs. Rotary Mower
Reel vs. Rotary Mowers: Which to Pick?
When it comes to purchasing a new lawn mower, homeowners are often faced with the decision of choosing between a ...
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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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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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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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christmas gifts
12 Days of Christmas Gifts for the Lawn Lover
This holiday season, we asked our team at Sod Solutions for their personal suggestions for the ideal Christmas gift for ...
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Winterizing Your Lawn
Winterizing Your Lawn
It is cooling down quickly in many parts of the United States. If your area hasn’t experienced the first freeze ...
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Christmas Tree Branches
How To Choose and Care For Christmas Trees
Every family has their own set of traditions but one tradition that keeps coming up in our office chatter is, ...
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Maintain Lawn Color in Winter
A Great Option for Maintaining Winter Color in Warm Season Lawns
Warm season lawns go dormant in the winter while cool season lawns do not. With winter dormancy comes a change ...
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