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. 

Browse our latest content below or select a topic from the drop-down menu. Have an idea for a Super-Sod blog post? Comment on a post to let us know!

August Lawn Tips

Published on August 17, 2018

 

August Mowing Advice  

Summer rainstorms are still making it difficult to mow your lawn. Prioritize mowing when nature allows and mow your lawn as often as possible.

Reel Mower vs. Automower Robotic Lawn Mower – A Scalping Study

Published on July 27, 2018

“It’s about as exciting as watching grass grow.”  

One of my favorite idioms, this means whatever you’re describing is extremely boring and typically slow. 

I couldn’t find the origin of the idiom, but I did find that Colorado one homeowner has...

July Lawn Tips

Published on July 17, 2018

 

Hot Weather Mowing Tips 

Get Mowing

Put mowing on the top of your to-do list!

Grass is growing in full glory and the weekly rainstorms make it difficult to mow your lawn. Prioritize mowing when nature allows and mow your lawn as often as...

The Super-Sod Pledge [Video]

Published on July 13, 2018

Did you know that we’ve been around since 1892? Well, technically the Patten family’s business ventures have existed since the 19th Century, but the dream that became Patten Seed Company began in the aisles of a general store in Lakeland, Georgia.

The Benefits of Following a Lawn Maintenance Schedule

Published on June 26, 2018

You know that neighbor. The lawn expert on your street who always seems to have a dreamy, green lawn. You can probably think of that one yard that gets stuck on the HOA hit list for letting their grass get a little out of hand, too.

Weather Change Alert for Your Lawn

Published on June 15, 2018

We’ve had so much rain during May and June 2018 that we've hardly had to think about irrigation (especially if a TifTuf lawn is in play). Plus the temps have been relatively tolerable, for the South - upper 80 degree temps aren't that hot for our...

June Lawn Tips

Published on June 15, 2018

Here's your summer dose of monthly Southeastern lawn care tips from the Super-Sod team.

What to Consider When Choosing a Type of Grass for Your Lawn

Published on June 1, 2018

You’re finally ready to take the plunge and commit to a new lawn. However, you’re not quite sure where to start. We’re here to clear things up and ensure that you love the grass variety you choose and it thrives at your home.

Understanding Lawn pH

Published on May 18, 2018

You may remember learning about pH for the first time in elementary school and delving a little deeper into its meaning during high school or even college courses. Though most of us don’t discuss pH on a daily basis anymore, it’s essential for...

May Lawn Tips

Published on May 15, 2018

Things are heating up for Southeastern lawn owners, and we're here to help provide some insight on the best practices for your lawn during this season of spring-to-summer transition. 

How To Conduct a Soil Test for Your Lawn (Video)

Published on May 7, 2018

You’ve heard us say it again and again because it remains true through every season: healthy soil is essential for healthy grass. 

Whether you’re laying new sod or planting seed, we always recommend conducting a soil test before spreading...

Key Steps to Remember When Seeding a Lawn (Video)

Published on April 20, 2018