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Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 20, 2020 11:30:00 AM

All About New Sod Care: How to Fertilize, Water, & Address Problems

Your new sod lawn is in, and your Orlando, FL yard has never looked better. 

But before you start sending out invitations to that backyard barbecue, be sure you know how to care for your beautiful new lawn for the first few weeks.

After all, you just made a big investment, and you have big plans for your impressive new yard. 

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 9, 2020 1:08:12 PM

Best Grass for Shade in Florida? Tips for Choosing Sod

Here in Central Florida, we’re known for sun. (All the more reason we appreciate shade.)

But when the lawn is in shade, it has to be suited for it. Most types of grass — like northerners headed to Daytona in February — love the sun.

What’s the best grass for Florida shade?

Here’s a look.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 3, 2020 8:22:00 AM

The 11 Most Critical Steps for Great Sod Installation in Orlando, FL

Too bad sod installation isn’t as easy as throwing down your new living room rug — just roll it out and admire the beauty.

There’s more to installing your instant green carpet of grass than that, and some steps along the way are especially critical to ensure your new lawn thrives.

Great sod installers follow certain procedures along the way. 

Thinking of installing your own sod? These sod installation tips can guide you.

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.