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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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Inovation Zoysiagrass
A High Quality Zoysia That Stands Up To Transition Zone Cold
The development of InnovationTM Zoysiagrass was a collaborative effort of Dr. Ambika Chandra, Associate Professor of Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics at ...
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Growing Grass in Shade
Growing Grass in Shaded Areas
Growing grass in shady conditions is a common challenge for many homeowners. It is common knowledge that grass cannot be ...
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Fire Ants
Fire Ants
In many regions on the United States, loosely constructed fire ant mounds pop-up all over yards and around buildings overnight ...
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Autumn Fallen Leaves
Autumn’s Fallen Leaves: How To Manage Them
Many are excited to finally welcome fall’s brisk temperatures and the changing colors outdoors. Autumn’s first leaves are beginning to ...
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Using Wood Chips or Pine Straw
Wood Chips vs. Pine Straw: Which Kind of Mulch Should You Choose?
Well-designed and maintained beds are one of the most important components of a gorgeous yard. The most popular materials for ...
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CitraBlue St. Augustine
The Process of Breeding a New Turfgrass Variety
Dr. Kevin Kenworthy, one of the top turfgrass breeders in the country, is a professor in the University of Florida Agronomy ...
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Lawnifi Maintenance Box
Fall Maintenance Tips
Are you properly caring for your lawn this fall?  View one of our fall maintenance videos for great tips on ...
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irrigation
All Things Irrigation
Irrigation is not a new invention. In fact, the first irrigation technology can be traced to ancient civilizations. Over the ...
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red tide
Red Tide and the Green Industry
Mac Carraway is the esteemed Executive Director of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation. Mac’s perspective on the recent red ...
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shrubs
How to Properly Plant Trees and Shrubs
An essential component to any beautiful yard is a collection of well maintained, wisely chosen trees and shrubs. An article ...
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Benefits of Turfgrass
Benefits of Turfgrass
Turfgrass is a natural wonder whose many important benefits are often taken for granted. As pollutants in the atmosphere escalate, the attributes of turfgrass increase, also ...
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Grass Famous Stadiums
Grasses in Famous Stadiums- Are You Ready For Some Football?
When watching football teams playing on the gridiron this fall, the ground beneath the feet of the players will most ...
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