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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Up Your Curb Appeal in 2 Weeks: Laying your own sod

Published on August 1, 2017

If you’re looking for instant impact, sod installation is your answer.

Behind the Lens: Ramzy Ruiz and Photography

Published on May 2, 2017

This Super-Sod employee’s passion draws attention to the ordinary and helps him keep the store “in focus.”

Soap Flush Test for Pests (like Fall Armyworms)

Published on October 18, 2016

Soap Flush Test for Pests

A soap flush is a mixture of 3 tablespoons of liquid dish soap with 1 gallon of water. We find that lemon-scented dish soap is the most effective. Pour the mixture into a 3' x 3' area and watch the action. The soap will...

TifTuf Bermuda Roots

Published on May 1, 2016

 

Here are the strong new roots on TifTuf Bermuda sod. Picture taken by Brad Hubinek, manager of our stores in Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina, at The Harvest Church 11 days from the date of installation.

Late April Lawn Tips 2016

Published on April 21, 2016

April Lawn Tips for Warm Season Lawns

  • Prepare to fertilize your warm-season lawn (Zoysia, Bermuda, Centipede) after it has fully greened up. In the most southerly areas, soil temperatures are warm enough to fertilize the warm season grasses (soil...

October Lawn Tips

Published on October 9, 2015

 

 After you've let your best friend frolic for a few hours in a big beautiful pile of leaves on your lawn, do yourself a favor and rake or blow those pretty autumn leaves off your lawn. Leaves can suffocate and damage all types of lawns, so get...

Apply Lawn Fungicide to Tall Fescue in Summer

Published on July 9, 2015

The experts at Super-Sod of Hendersonville, North Carolina, tell us their recommendations for applying preventative lawn fungicide to Tall Fescue lawns during the summer months.

Individual Sod Rolls for Quick Fixes

Published on April 17, 2015

Sometimes areas of a lawn need a quick fix with just a few rolls of sod!

Winter Kill 2014 of Warm Season Lawns

Published on June 11, 2014

"If there were a year for winter kill, after the cold conditions this past winter and early spring, this would be the year for it." -Clint Waltz, UGA Extension Turf Specialist