Gift Certificates in Festive Red Envelopes
Available for purchase in any dollar amount and good for sod, seed, Soil3 compost, or any other product we carry.
This high quality spreader can be picked up at our store for $129.99.
It's for spreading grass seed, fertilizer, lime, and anything granular.
A 🎁 idea is to put a Super-Sod gift certificate inside the spreader basket.
BLOG: Spreader Settings
We have our own high-quality spreader with a settings chart so we can thoroughly help you with spreader settings for the granular products we stock. We also explain how to calibrate other spreaders, because a miscalibrated spreader is a waste of your time and resources.
Tall Fescue Lawn Tips
Same tips as last month...
- Along with fertilization, you may need to apply lime to neutralize the pH of your soil. Always take a soil test to confirm if you need to apply lime or fertilizer. Balanced soil pH is critical for your grass to be able to use the nutrients supplied by your fertilizer.
- Topdress Fescue Lawns with Soil3. Why Soil3? It's organic humus compost that qualifies for certified organic lawn care, plus it adds nutrients and beneficial microorganisms for a stronger, healthier, greener lawn. We'll deliver it in a 1 cubic yard BigYellowBag.
- We recommend renting our compost spreader to make the job easier. Rental options are listed below. Learn everything about topdressing with this video.
Mowing Tall Fescue
- Mowing Tall Fescue Seedlings: The first time to mow your new lawn (at a 2.5-3" cut height) is when the seedlings reach 3-4" tall. In fact, mowing will promote growth! So don't be timid. Mow it!
- Automower: Automower robotic lawn mowers now come in a high cut version.
- Continue to mow your established Tall Fescue lawn as needed throughout the winter at 2.5-3" cut height.
TOPDRESSING A TALL FESCUE LAWN?
RENT A COMPOST SPREADER
Not sure which one is for you?
Call us at 888-360-1125 to reserve a spreader at your local Super-Sod.
- Mowing is a no-brainer for suppressing weeds. Mow to break the weed life cycle. Mowing cuts off flower/seed heads and that stops weed seeds from making more weeds. Get yourself on a weekly mowing routine and don't let the weeds get ahead of you. Better yet, a robotic lawn mower will quietly and constantly mow for you and keep the despised weeds from going to seed - It's a clean and green, weed-stopping machine!
- Mulch is a time-tested trick for suppressing weeds in flower beds. Spread it 2-4" thick and keep it 1-2" away from touching the trunks or stems of your plants.
- 🍪 Don't worry about heavy foods at Christmas parties - try hand weeding. Pulling weeds is a good workout.
- Pre-emergent Herbicide: December is too late for a pre-emergent herbicide to be effective for winter weeds. The next time to apply pre-emergent is in February, for spring and summer weeds. When the yellow-flowered Forsythia shrub is in bloom, it's again time for pre-emergent. We'll also send you an email alert.
Warm Season Lawns
Same tips as last month...
- Fungicide: Zoysia, Bermuda, and Centipede lawns get an application of fungicide in the fall (once soil temps lower to 70 degrees) to help reduce the possibility of Large Patch and other horrors such as bipolaris. Remember an ounce of prevention in the fall is cheaper and easier than curing fungal diseases in the spring! Come by the store for fungicide.
- Do not fertilize or aerate warm-season lawns in the fall; wait until spring.
- Avoid "weed and feed" and "winterizer" marketing. Whatever you do, don't apply nitrogen this time of year when your warm season lawn is going dormant. We stock the proper pre-emergents for the "weed" part and come back in April for the "feed" part.
- Keep mowing your warm-season lawn until it goes dormant. It's best to keep your lawn at regular mow-height for winter, and not let it grow long. On the other hand, do not scalp! Keep it at normal height for your type of lawn.
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