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Posted by Joe Mouad on Jun 22, 2023 11:00:00 AM

How to Dispose of Sod: Tips on What to Do With Removed Sod

If you've got a sod project in mind and you’re already thinking, “Why do I need to dispose of the old sod? I’ll just lay the new stuff over the old,” well, it’s a good thing you’re here. 

You can’t do that. 

Before you lay new sod, you need to tear out the old stuff, so your new sod’s roots can snuggle down into fresh, quality soil to take root. 

So, what to do with removed sod?
Let’s take a look.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Mar 30, 2023 10:00:00 AM

The Best Sod Type For Sandy Soil in Central Florida

Sand is great when you’re at the beach with bare toes, in a sandbox with your favorite toy dump truck, or need emergency cat litter.

But when sand is underneath your grass, it can be a challenge. Clermont, Groveland, we’re talking to you. It’s sand city out there.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Dec 8, 2022 9:13:00 AM

5 Common Newly Laid Sod Problems in Central Florida

A new sod lawn is exciting, right? Maybe you’ve already bought new backyard furniture and sent the invitations to your first big backyard cookout. (Don’t forget brownies. Everybody loves brownies.)

Then you realize your new sod is turning brown.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 6, 2022 1:41:18 PM

Do’s and Don’ts of Central Florida Sod Installation

You don’t want to be the neighborhood’s example of bad sod installation. People pointing, whispering, driving really slowly past your house.

You went through that once when you installed your own roof, remember?

Sod installation in Florida isn’t the hardest thing in the world, but it isn’t the easiest, either.