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The Landscape DIY blog category embodies information on DIY landscape projects, how-to guides, outdoor lighting, fixtures and pathways. If you’re interested in these topics, then this Sod University category is right for you.

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Fall Garden Maintenance Tips

Fall Garden Maintenance Tips

Prepare your vegetables, flowers, trees and shrubs for cooler temperatures with our list of fall garden maintenance tips.

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10 DIY Landscape Projects

10 DIY Landscape Project Ideas

Thinking about sprucing your outdoor space up? Here are 10 favorite outdoor landscaping DIY projects you could use for inspo.

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How to Save Water with a Natural Lawn

How to Save Water with a Natural Lawn

Conserving water has become a major concern with residential and commercial sites […]

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How To Grow Peppers

How to Grow Peppers

Growing peppers can be a lot of fun—they’re also great for snacks […]

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How To Start A Flower Garden

How to Start a Flower Garden

Starting a flower garden can be a rewarding and enjoyable endeavor. Here […]

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What are the Best Plants for New Gardeners?

If you’re looking to start gardening but you’re not sure where to start, you’re not alone. Discover the best plants for new gardeners.

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What are the Best Plants for Starting a New Garden?

Whether you’re a gardening novice or a seasoned expert, there are a few plant selections that are great for new gardens.

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How to Start an Apartment Garden

Just because you don’t have a home with a full blown lawn doesn’t mean you still can’t have a garden! Learn how to start one.

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What Plants Can I Have with an Apartment?

Although you live in a small area, you can still green it up with a lot of plants! Check out this list of apartment favorites

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Year-Round Lawn Care with Lawnifi’s Complete Lawn Care Program

When you think about spending time outside in your yard, you probably […]

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Innovation Zoysia Grass Plug On Grass

How to Plant Grass Plugs

Whether starting a new lawn or simply filling in damaged spots, use our guide to learn how to plant grass plugs properly and successfully.

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Sod vs. Seed vs. Plugs

Sod vs. Seed vs. Plugs

There are certain questions you should ask yourself before making a decision to purchase sod, plugs or seed. Get a better understanding of when to use each.

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Planting Grass Seed Hand Full Spreading Seed

How to Plant Grass Seed

Use our guide to learn how to plant grass seed properly. Our tips will promote healthy growth and establishment.

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Spring Garden Care Tips

Spring Garden Care Tips

As the temperatures begin to rise and plants emerge from dormancy, it’s an excellent time for homeowners to plan for spring garden care.

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How to Apply Liquid Lawn Care

How to Mix and Apply Liquid Lawn Care Products

Many of us are unsure of how to apply liquid lawn care accurately. Discover some tips for mixing and applying liquid products to your yard.

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How to Apply Granular Lawn Care Products

We all want to take the best care of our lawns. Caring for your lawn also comes with applying granular lawn care products. Find out how.

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Lawn Care Tools for Spring

The Best Lawn Care Tools for Spring

Spring is a great time to set your lawn up for success. Check out a list of some of our favorite and best lawn care tools for spring.

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Winter Garden Care Tips

Winter Garden Care Tips

Preparing for winter is crucial. Check out these winter garden care tips to protect your landscape as temperatures begin to drop.

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Black Friday Lawn and Garden Gift Ideas

Black Friday Lawn & Garden Gift Ideas

Black Friday is coming up soon and our lawn and garden experts have compiled a list of gifts for your loved ones.

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Dormant Grass Pallet Laying Sod In Winter

Can You Lay Sod in the Winter?

Can you lay sod in the winter? Yes! In fact, laying sod during the winter season comes with a lot of benefits.

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Fall-Backyard-Activities-for-the-Family

Fall Backyard Activities for Families

If you’re looking for ways to enjoy the fall season with your family, check out this list of ideas you can do from your backyard.

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Citrablue St Augustine Sod Pallet Close Up

How to Lay St. Augustine Sod

If you’re looking to renovate or upgrade your lawn, you may be wondering how to lay St. Augustine sod. Find everything in this guide.

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Zoysia Japonica

How to Lay Zoysia Sod

If you’re looking to renovate or upgrade your lawn, you may be wondering how to lay zoysia sod. Find everything in this guide.

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Celebration Bermuda Grass Top View

How to Lay Bermuda Grass Sod

If you’re looking to renovate or upgrade your lawn, you may be wondering how to lay bermuda grass sod. Find everything in this guide.

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When to Plant Grass Seed

How to Overseed Your Lawn For Winter

One way to keep your warm season lawn green during the winter is by overseeding. Find out how to overseed your lawn before winter.

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Sod Cutters vs. Rototillers

Ever wondered what the differences between sod cutters vs. rototillers is? When it comes to removing sod, each has its own benefits.

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Top Soil On Grass

How to Level Your Lawn Without Ripping It Up

Homeowners are uncertain about leveling their lawn because they don’t want to rip it up. Topsoil offers a solution to leveling your lawn.

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Tools Needed to Lay Sod

Are you planning to lay sod yourself? Get prepared with all the necessary tools needed to lay sod and enjoy a successful new lawn.

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Sod vs. Seed vs. Plugs

How to Lay Sod

If you’re looking to renovate or upgrade your lawn, you may be wondering how to lay sod. Find everything you need in this guide.

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How to Lay Sod in the Summer

How to Lay Sod in the Summer

Ever wondered how to lay sod in the summer? It’s the hottest time of the year, so is it even possible? Yes! Learn how in this article.

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Strategies for Reduced Mowing Inputs

How to Mow Your Lawn Less During the Summer

No one likes to mow the lawn in the dead of summer. It’s hot and requires muscle work. Learn how to reduce mowing frequencies this summer.

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When to Aerate a Bermuda Grass Lawn

For those of us who love bermuda grass, wondering when to aerate a bermuda grass lawn is quite common. Find out more in this article.

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Summer Garden Maintenance Tips

Summer Garden Maintenance Tips

Get your garden ready for warm, stressful temperatures with this checklist of summer garden maintenance tips.

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Fun Summer Outdoor Activities at Home

As the school year winds down and the temperatures warm up, the […]

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How to Plant Grass After Construction

If you’re like us at Sod University, a new lawn and garden is full of possibilities for new beginnings and landscape projects.

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Collecting Soil In Hand From Lawn For Analysis Testing

How to Test Your Soil

Collecting and submitting a soil analysis is the best way to determine which nutrients your soil lacks and needs.

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How to Green Your Lawn Up in the Spring

Excited for the spring season? Check out some of the things that you can do to green your lawn up in the spring.

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Spring Landscape Projects

Preparing your outdoor space for the spring season will allow you to make the most out of the spring months.

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Fun Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Fun Outdoor Christmas Decorations 




With Christmas quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to begin preparing your yard for the holiday season.

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How to Maintain a Green Lawn Durning the 2021 Grass Seed Shortage

How to Maintain a Green Lawn During the 2021 Grass Seed Shortage

The grass seed shortage in 2021 has impacted home lawns everywhere. Find a few ways to keep your lawn green during the cooler months ahead.

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How to Start Your Own Garden

How to Start Your Own Garden

Not only can a garden provide you with a nutritious food source but gardening is also a well-known stress reliever.

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9 Popular Landscape Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Purchasing outdoor tools may seem scary, but a basic understanding of the yard tools every homeowner should own makes things easy.

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How To Make Grass Plugs Spread Faster

How to Make Grass Plugs Spread Faster

Grass plugs and sod pods are becoming increasingly more and more popular […]

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Compost Top Dress Lawn Wheelbarrow

How to Top Dress Your Lawn with Compost

Adding top dressing made up of compost to your lawn will reap many benefits for your grass and the soil it grows in.

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Aerating Versus 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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Man Leveling Soil

Leveling Your Soil and Preparing for Installation

Having a leveled lawn makes it easier for new grass roots to penetrate deeply and evenly, allowing for a beautiful, lush lawn.

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Flowers Planted In Garden Landscape Colorful Greenery Sunshine

Planting Ideas for Your Garden

Sod University lists a few of our favorite annual and perennials that will surely add a little color to your lawn and garden.

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Sod Solutions Area Calculator Tool

The Sod Solutions Area Calculator Tool: Measuring How Much Sod You Need

Follow our step-by-step guide to using the Sod Solutions Area Calculator that calculates how many sq. ft. you need upon sod installation.

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Man Laying Sod Along Landscaping In Home Lawn

Tips for Your Next Sod Job

Sod U discusses helpful tips for the next time you install sod in your yard. Learn from our mistakes so your next sod job goes more smoothly.

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Grass Seed Lawn Growing

How to Seed Your Lawn

In the past, Sod University has discussed that fall is the optimum […]

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Man Laying Sod Piece Sod Installation Hardscape Rake

How to Choose a Sod Installation Company: What to Look For

Have you decided to have your sod installed professionally? Before you choose a company to do the job, check out this Sod U post.

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Home Lawn Spring Flowers

Colors to Make Your Lawn & Garden Pop

New varieties of annuals and perennials are developed by plant breeders and periodically introduced to help you create your ideal lawn.

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Home Main Lighting Night

Five Illuminating Landscape Ideas

Outdoor lighting adds a beautification factor that can set a mood and truly make a home stand out while adding value to the property.

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Home Lawn Shrubs Tree Landscaping

How to Properly Plant Trees and Shrubs

We are excited to share with you why trees and shrubs make all the difference in any lawn and how plan for and plant trees and shrubs at home.

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Front Yard Home Lawn Flowers

Great Landscaping Improves the Value of Your Home

Without question, the first thing a prospective homebuyer notices is your lawn and the overall landscaping and maintenance.

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