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What’s the Scoop on Natural Alternatives to Herbicides?

If you’ve missed the recent news coverage on herbicide, you might have been living in a cave! Hundreds of articles have been written about just this topic, and many homeowners and turfgrass managers are left in a difficult situation when it comes to weed control. While there is no conclusive scientific evidence that glyphosate is […]

By |August 6th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What’s the Scoop on Natural Alternatives to Herbicides?

Fertilizer 101

We all know the minimum requirements for a healthy turfgrass lawn: water, sunlight and fertilizer. But many people do not understand the purpose and function of fertilizer in keeping a lawn beautiful and healthy.  Simply put fertilizers are organic or inorganic materials that are applied to the soil or turf that help provide required nutrients.

Plants’ […]

By |August 5th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fertilizer 101

Product Spotlight: Zeon Zoysiagrass

When you want a true WOW factor, Zeon is  your go-to grass! For your high-end sites, Zeon will provide the stunning appearance that will leave golf course members impressed and make homeowners the envy of the neighborhood.

Best uses for this variety include golf fairways and tees, moderate-use sports fields (baseball and softball) and high-end residential […]

By |August 5th, 2019|General, Zeon zoysiagrass|Comments Off on Product Spotlight: Zeon Zoysiagrass

The Benefits of Sodded Lawn

We all know that one lawn in the neighborhood – the one that has the pristine landscaping and perfectly cut, lush green lawn. When you drive by, you want to kick your shoes off and and walk barefoot to a shady spot to enjoy the resort-like surroundings. If that lawn is not your lawn, it […]

By |July 9th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on The Benefits of Sodded Lawn

High and Dry: Lawn Care during Drought Conditions

In the summer months, special considerations apply when caring for your turfgrass lawn, especially in drought conditions. Turfgrass managers and landscape professionals understand the importance of proper care of lawns during this time of year.

Below are some considerations for managing turfgrass during drought:

Choose the right variety for your climate. Many varieties are drought-tolerant. In […]

By |July 9th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on High and Dry: Lawn Care during Drought Conditions

Product Spotlight: TifTuf Bermudagrass

In the hot, dry South, TifTuf® bermudagrass is the gold standard in drought tolerance. Homeowners and turfgrass managers alike love the savings of a variety that requires less watering.

But don’t let a high capacity to survive the summer distract you from all of TifTuf®’s other benefits – TifTuf®  provides superior wear and traffic tolerance as […]

By |July 9th, 2019|Bermudagrass, General, TifTuf bermudagrass|Comments Off on Product Spotlight: TifTuf Bermudagrass

Product Spotlight: Champion Dwarf Bermudagrass

At Buy Sod, we are the exclusive grower and distributor of Champion Dwarf Bermudagrass on the East Coast. This turfgrass is grown in soil that is nearly identical to USGA putting green specifications.

Champion Dwarf is a warm-season variety suited for Hardiness Zones 7B, 8A and 8B. Fast establishment and reduced maintenance mean minimal downtime and […]

By |June 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Product Spotlight: Champion Dwarf Bermudagrass

Soil Matters

There are many factors in keeping turfgrass healthy and beautiful, and the one that lies just below the surface can often be overlooked: soil.

Soil health is integral to the health of any plants that grow within it and understanding soil type and how it contributes to turf health can make management practices. easier and more […]

By |June 4th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Soil Matters

Disease Identification

Understanding the problem is the first step in finding a solution to any problem, and lawn diseases are no exception. There are many ailments that can affect your turfgrass in the summer, and identifying the exact disease is important to finding the proper treatment. Below are several common summer lawn diseases and ways to identify […]

By |June 4th, 2019|Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Disease Identification

Check Your Bald Spot

We all have those areas that we just can’t seem to keep covered– under the swings, under the huge oak tree, at the edge of the picnic area, the 50-yard line on the football practice field. No one wants to stare at those ugly bare patches all season, but how do you fix this inevitable […]

By |May 30th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Check Your Bald Spot