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11 Varieties of Sod to Choose From

Grown Locally On Our Farm Direct To You

The Largest Variety of Fresh Sod in Tampa Bay

  • Professionalism in an industry with a lack there of
  • Buy local support local folks. Our family lives and works here
  • Honesty – there are so many times turf may be the wrong plant for a given area, we are not just here to make a sale
  • Sod farms are not generally as close to home, we are in Southern Hillsborough County
  • Fresh sod – cut to order only
  • Grower Knowledge – we grow what we sell. Not direct from the farm, we are the farm

Fresh Sod From Council Growers Direct From The Farm

Have you ever wondered where sod comes from? Turfgrass is grown in a field at a sod farm. Council Growers is the closest sod farm to Tampa and services the Tampa Bay and Sarasota metro areas. Our grass is cut day of or the afternoon before, we deliver it or we install the sod in your yard or at your project site.

Council Growers Sod Farm grows many varieties of turfgrass and groundcover for your yard including EMPIRE Zoysia, Seville St. Augustine, Bitter Blue St. Augustine, Floratam St. Augustine, Celebration Bermuda, 419 Bermuda, Tifway 419, Native Seashore Paspalum, Bahia, ProVistaTM, Bimini Bermuda and four types of Perennial Peanut including the popular Ecoturf and Brooksville 67 otherwise known as waxy leaf.

About Us

In business since 1988, Council Growers roots run deep in Hillsborough and Manatee county, providing high quality grass and groundcover for Wholesale, Commercial and Residential sod projects. A new lawn is a major investment and we want you to feel comfortable with your decision and not breeze you through a quick sale. Our grass is cut fresh out of the field generally the morning or afternoon before you pick it up, we deliver it, or we install the sod in your yard at the project site.


Great company and service. We were given detailed instructions on both pre and post sod installation, the sod was delivered as promised and looks great.

Cathy G.

They showed up when they said they would. Did what they said they would do and charged what the said they would charge.

Mark C.

I bought sod from Council Growers Sod Farm. All the sod that I bought was done and installed on time. I recommend the company to anyone looking for new sod.

Action Sod

Awesome job! Very professional and, most importantly, honest. Guided me in choosing the right sod, aftercare and instructions. Thank you!

Wendy K.

My moms grass looks awesome. It was completed today. Thank you for working with me to surprise my mother. I really appreciate it.

Suzanne B.

New Empire Grass looks soooo good ! THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Mariano B.

Wonderful company to work with, great customer service and products.

Lisa B.

I am a repeat customer…picking up some perennial peanut to finish my front yard this week. Planted in June of last year, and I had complete coverage by the time the cooler weather set in.

Carriee M.

Delivered right to our home. Our grass was horrible, we put in St Augustine from the farm, yard looks fantastic. We will never go anywhere else for Sod. Great people, great product, great prices!!!!

Alliy V.

Hello Travis, I have been struggling with the fight between St Augustine Floratam and some funky Bermuda and Bahia for too many years here on the south shore of Tampa Bay. Your suggestion to use the perennial peanut it the backyard for a native scape approach is incredible and the new celebration lawn in front is keeping my neighbors VERY happy!

I will send you some pics as soon as my computer skills get up to par!


Shawn W – Apollo Beach, FL

Here are a few photos of my lawn project. I researched for weeks the finest lawn sod available in the state and selected Empire Turf for its outstanding attributes. The lawn has exceeded my expectations for lush soft blades and low maintenance. Like no other Florida grass, the Empire Turf is always a pleasant treat to walk barefoot on.

I bought your Empire Turf about 9 months ago and couldn’t be happier with the product, it came in strong and lush. I saw your commercial today on cable and thought I would write. I would certainly vouch for your product, it’s doing fine in Palm Harbor FL.
Thanks & Happy New Year,

Greg U. – Palm Harbor, FL

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