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Product Spotlight: Greens-Quality Bentgrass

At Buy Sod, we are one of the Southern-most growers of bentgrass sod in the country, and we offer custom blends to help you achieve championship quality greens. We also offer the most popular varieties and blends.

Our bentgrass is frown on fumigated 90% sand-based soil that is nearly identical to USGA putting green specifications, which […]

By |September 4th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Product Spotlight: Greens-Quality Bentgrass

Spring Weed Prevention Begins in the Fall

As fall approaches, many people are thinking of lawn maintenance required to prepare for the cooler temperatures – leaf removal, final mowing before dormancy of warm season grasses, equipment repairs and maintenance and other end of season tasks. But as any turfgrass manager knows, fall is the time to get ahead of spring weeds.

Pre-emergent herbicides […]

By |September 4th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Spring Weed Prevention Begins in the Fall

Environmental Benefits of Turfgrass

Lawns and other managed turfgrass areas sometimes get a bad rap when it comes to environmental consciousness. Homeowners who choose a beautiful turf lawn and turfgrass managers alike should always be prepared to share the wonderful environmental benefits of a healthy stand of turfgrass.

Some of these benefits include:

Erosion Prevention. Turf has a fibrous root […]

By |September 4th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Environmental Benefits of Turfgrass

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