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Posted by Joe Mouad on Dec 2, 2019 9:32:42 AM

What's the Best Sod for Orlando, FL? Comparing Popular Grass Types

If you think all sod is basically the same — a nice green carpet of instant grass — you’re about to be surprised.

You have many choices, though you’ll need to ask yourself some questions. 

Do you love mowing the lawn, or would you rather be doing just about anything else?

Is your property sunny or shady? Does it get a lot of foot traffic? Do you have an irrigation system?

Just what is the best sod for Florida lawns?

Here’s a look to get you started.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Nov 26, 2019 9:07:03 AM

6 Important Questions to Ask When Looking for Best Sod Prices in Orlando, FL

We know you like a great deal as much as anybody. 

But when it comes to sod, cheapest isn’t the best.

This sod will be the vibrant, green centerpiece of your yard. And you have high expectations for it. 

A luxurious outdoor living space. A yard that stops the neighbors in their tracks. Picture-perfect family memories where the grass in those pictures is green, healthy and free of weeds.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 23, 2018 5:29:08 AM

Tips for Keeping Your Sod Alive

Landscape enhancements add value to real estate investment-up to 11% according to studies. Adding a sodded lawn will certainly offer a great return on your investment. Remember, once you've laid your sod lawn, the initial few months are crucial to ensure it thrives and survives, so you can obtain your money's worth from it.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 26, 2017 4:54:30 PM

When Should You Get Your Sod Replaced In Orlando

In "The City Beautiful" Orlando, sod replacement can quickly become a need, not a want. The appearance of your lawn has a huge impact on the attractiveness and value of your home. In a real estate market where every little bit counts in order to sell your home, the appearance of your lawn should be a priority.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 26, 2011 6:23:45 AM

Different Types of Sod - What Will Work Best in Your Lawn

Sod is grass that has already begun the growing process, and is preferred over grass seeds because of this fact. Growing a lawn from grass seeds takes a lot more time for grass to grow and mature into a lush lawn. Sod is generally more expensive than grass seeds, but is worth the extra money because of the fast results. It is grown on a sod farm, cut into squares to make it easier to lay, and then sold to consumers or lawn care contractors. Sod is comprised of grass and topsoil that grow into the soil where it is placed and creates a healthy lawn in up to 30 days.