The Super-Sod Blog

In a quest to improve lawns across the Southeast, the Super-Sod team posts fresh biweekly blog content. With these posts, we share our passion for achieving Lifetime Lawns. 

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January Lawn Tips

Published on January 19, 2018

Warm Season Lawns vs. Polar Vortex

Thanks to a "bomb cyclone" and a polar vortex ringing in 2018, temperatures thus far have dropped lower for longer than we're accustomed to enduring in the Southeast.

With this in mind, we've put together...

Laying Sod in the Winter

Published on January 5, 2018

Are you sure that’s going to grow? It doesn’t look like it’s gonna make it.

I’ve heard these comments before from people who know nothing of the magic of dormant sod installation during winter.

Quick December Lawn Advice

Published on December 22, 2017

December is in full swing, and the precious minutes until Christmas are passing quickly. We know the feeling of the packed schedules complete with shopping sprints and wrapping marathons to baking goodies and dashing off to the next holiday...

Super-Sod of Mooresville Opens for Business

Published on December 21, 2017

Days before Christmas, Super-Sod opens the doors of its new store in Mooresville, North Carolina.

That Apple Fell Straight Down: Advice to Restore an Overgrown Lawn

Published on December 8, 2017

By Mike Kephart, Guest Blogger and Super-Sod Sales Enablement

November Lawn Tips

Published on November 16, 2017

As leaves turn and begin to pile upon the ground, we recommend removing them from your lawn. Removal is important for all types of lawns to prevent them from smothering.

Warm season lawns are not yet dormant and still need sunlight and airflow,...

Frequent Mowing to Prevent Lawn Scalping

Published on November 8, 2017

Have you ever put off mowing the lawn just a couple days too long? I understand your pain. Life gets in the way, and before you know it, you’re zipping across the yard with your mower set to its normal height.

Robotic Lawn Mowers Coming to Super-Sod Stores Across the Southeast

Published on October 31, 2017

Super-Sod announces partnership with Husqvarna to carry and install Automower systems for homeowners.

Why Is It Important to Rake Fall Leaves from the Lawn?

Published on October 25, 2017

As the final months of the year creep in and temperatures finally start to drop, the temptation to jump in leaves and crunch them underneath your feet is all too strong. Go ahead! Jump in those leaves. Veer off your usual path to step on an...

4 Similarities Between Seeding Warm-Season Grass and Cool-Season Grass

Published on October 11, 2017

Maybe you’re experiencing the first growing season in your new home with a Fescue lawn. Or you could finally be switching over to a grass type that has a maintenance level more your speed. Whatever the case, you’re searching for the best way to...

Five Years of Fescue Grass Care

Published on September 27, 2017

By Mike Kephart, Guest Blogger and Super-Sod Sales Enablement

For all of my 30 plus years working with turfgrass, in all the places we've lived, it’s been warm-season lawns except the five years when we lived in the Kansas City area.

Our home...

Post-Storm Lawn Cleanup & Care

Published on September 13, 2017

Recently, the Southeast was ravaged by Hurricane Irma as she transformed from a category 5 hurricane to a tropical storm, leaving a variety of damage in her wake. We recognize that the tragedy reaches far beyond debris-filled lawns, and our...