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Simplify Your Sod Selection

No matter what you’re buying – a toaster, a car, or even sod – it can seem like the options are endless! What color? What extra features? Which brand? Professional installation? Which store?

Consumers can often feel confused by all the options and labels products carry, and they may feel overwhelmed by the many choices. We […]

By |November 7th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Simplify Your Sod Selection

Winter Watering?

In some areas, the transition from summer to fall to winter can happen in a very brief time, often it seems summer fades right into the winter in the southeastern United States! This can create some confusion for homeowners as it applies to their lawn’s needs in this transition time.

We all know that our lawns […]

By |November 6th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Winter Watering?

Brush Up on Lawncare Safety

Now that temperatures have dropped and the immediate demands of turf and lawn maintenance have decreased, homeowners and lawn and landscape professionals have time to revisit their lawn care routine, and along with that, safety measures that are necessary with working with chemicals and lawn equipment.

Chemical Safety

Lawn fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides all feature active […]

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Watch Out for Poa Annua this Fall

Poa annua (or annual bluegrass) is a common winter lawn weed that can leave homeowners frustrated about control. Poa annua is very prolific and one plant can produce hundreds of viable seeds. It germinates in late summer or early fall – when soil temperatures fall below 70oF — and it produces seeds in spring.

There are […]

By |October 24th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Watch Out for Poa Annua this Fall

When and How to End the Mowing Season

While you may be glad the mowing season is coming to an end, the fall is no time to cut corners on best practices for lawn mowing! The last mow of the season can set you up for a healthy lawn in the spring… or a lot of damage to undo.

When? The last mow of […]

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Equipment Maintenance in the Off Season

Even though winter is just around the corner, it’s not quite time to put your feet up just yet! Spending a little bit of time at the end of the warm season to perform routine maintenance on your equipment, particularly mowers, is key to keeping them running for years to come.

Here are a few steps […]

By |October 24th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Equipment Maintenance in the Off Season

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?