When to Fertilize Your ProVista Lawn

You made the leap and invested in a high-quality, beautiful Scotts® ProVista™ St. Augustine sod lawn from Council Growers Sod in Tampa Bay. Smart choice! ProVista™ is known for its…

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Tips on Maintaining Your Florida Lawn in the Fall

In Florida, we don’t experience the dramatic drop in temperatures seen further north, so fall lawn care here must be adjusted to account for the warmer weather and continuously high humidity. To get the most out of your lawn this autumn, follow these simple steps: How often should I mow my lawn in the fall? Florida lawns still experience a lot of growth in the fall months since our average temperatures remain moderately high, so expect your grass to need mowing at least every two weeks to stay healthy and fresh. Some slow-growing sod varieties, like Scotts® ProVista­­™ St. Augustine, may only need one mow per month as the temperatures wane.

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The Best Time to Plant Sod in Florida

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We enjoy so many benefits living here in the Sunshine State, and the ease of keeping a gorgeously green and lush lawn is one of them! Florida’s climate Florida is…

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Why You Should Hire Professional to Maintain Your Lawn

Your lawn is a big investment! When you make the decision to lay down new sod, you’re making a huge time and money commitment that hinges on proper care. The best way to care for that new lawn is by hiring professional lawn care services. Here, we’ll talk about all of the reasons why hiring a professional is beneficial for your wallet and precious time.

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What Are the Benefits of a ProVista™ Lawn?

We may be a little biased, but here in Florida, we love our St. Augustine grass. Scott’s new ProVista™ St. Augustine sod is the next generation of grass, delivering all the benefits of traditional St. Augustine floratam, plus even more! ProVista™ is only available in Florida and promises to deliver a uniform lawn that is green, dense, and lush with minimal effort required.  Council Growers Sod is excited to be an authorized seller of ProVista™ St. Augustine sod. Designed with Florida in mind, ProVista™ is optimized for our climate and ecosystem. How exactly is ProVista™ better than traditional St. Augustine grass? Well, the advantages of a sod customized to our area’s specific conditions are numerous:

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Understanding the Different Varieties of Sod

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When choosing the best sod for your lawn, you’ll be surprised at the number of options available. Each variety of sod performs best in different situations, so choosing one just because you like the way it looks isn’t a great strategy. Our team of sod experts here at Council Growers Sod can help you select the ideal sod for your yard’s soil, sunlight, and moisture conditions. We offer several varieties of sod to meet every homeowner’s needs, including: Empire Zoysia Many Floridians consider Zoysiagrass to be the gold standard for Sunshine State lawns, and Empire is the best of them all. Empire Zoysia grows slowly and evenly, reducing your required mows to just once every 1-2 weeks in the summer months. It’s also drought and chinch bug resistant. The fine blades of grass grown with Empire feel great under bare feet and hold up to traffic well, making it a superb choice for yards that get heavy use.

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