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!

Sod vs. Pine Straw - Weighing Your Options

Published on September 24, 2018

Whether your house is front-and-center in the cul-de-sac or hidden at the end of a long driveway, the first impression folks have of your home is important. The walk to the front door sets the scene for the entire visit, and we know you don’t...

September Lawn Tips

Published on September 10, 2018

Zoysia, Bermuda, and Centipede Tips

  • We're sure you want a weed-free lawn this winter so we're writing to remind you it's time to apply pre-emergent weed control to your established warm-season lawn. We recommend pre-emergent with no nitrogen...

Qualities to Look for when Buying Fescue Seed

Published on September 6, 2018

You know not all products are created equal, and sometimes that’s easy to see. You can feel a loaf of bread to make sure it’s not stale. You open the carton of eggs while standing by the refrigerator case to make sure none are broken. But it’s...

Family Lawn Games from Our Yards to Yours

Published on August 27, 2018

By Edy Copeland, Guest Blogger and Super-Sod Summer Intern

Here at Super-Sod we love spending our lazy summer nights enjoying our beautiful turfgrasses. One of our favorite ways to do that is with lawn games. Our lifetime lawns provide us with...

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.