Why Sod Your Lawn?
Is a turfgrass sod lawn less work?
Yes, a turfgrass sod lawn needs no special care because it is a healthy mature lawn when it is installed, whereas a sprigged, plugged or seeded lawn requires years of nurturing to reach maturity. Turfgrass sod is grown under expert supervision from either top quality seed blends or certified sprigs. After it has been installed, just water, mow, and fertilize as needed and it will remain a healthy green carpet of grass requiring very little maintenance.
Where can I use turfgrass sod?
Turfgrass sod can be installed practically anywhere, even where seeding is impossible or too costly. Turfgrass sod is often used to stop soil erosion and water pollution on slopes where rain would wash away both seed and soil. Turfgrass sod is also available in numerous varieties to serve various regional needs such as type of soil, climate conditions, intended usage, sun and shade conditions, etc.
When can I install a turfgrass sodded lawn?
Turfgrass sod can be installed anytime during the year when it is available. There is no need to wait for the “right” time of the year. When installing turfgrass during winter months you will need to make sure that there is plenty of moisture in the soil to protect the roots from freezing. The sod will not survive the winter if the roots are dry when temperatures are below freezing.
Can turfgrass sod withstand heavy use?
Because turfgrass sod establishes itself very quickly it is ready for full use within a couple of weeks. It creates the perfect surface for lawn games, family get-togethers, and outdoor activities. With today’s blends of hardy grasses, turfgrass sod is often chosen for parks, golf courses, athletic fields, as well as residential areas and commercial developments.
Is a turfgrass sodded lawn a good investment?
Yes – It’s the only way to go from bare soil to a lush lawn in just hours. Yet, it is relatively inexpensive to use. In the few hours it takes to install your turfgrass sod lawn, your property value increases significantly while you enjoy the beauty and convenience it has to offer.
How does turfgrass sod affect our environment?
Because of today’s ecological concerns, many people are considering turfgrass sod because of the environmental and health benefits it has to offer.
Turfgrass sod cools and cleans the atmosphere, releases oxygen, stores carbon, breaks down other harmful pollutions, enriches the soil, helps to minimize dust, provides substantial erosion control, helps groundwater recharge and minimize stormwater runoff.
As it grows, turfgrass silently contributes to a healthier environment.